$14.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus & L. C. Harnsberger
Item: 00-38919
UPC: 038081432038
ISBN 10: 0739086138
ISBN 13: 9780739086131
PRICE: $14.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Mandolin Library
Category: Mandolin Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Mandolin
Level: Beginner
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1 features clear, well-paced instruction that makes learning the mandolin easy and fun. This book covers all the basics, including how to hold your mandolin, tuning your mandolin, right- and left-hand techniques, reading music, chords, strumming patterns, songs, and how to read TAB. The CD includes demonstrations of songs and examples.
TITLE COMPOSER
Beautiful Brown Eyes
INTRODUCING HIGH A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
Extra Credit
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
Accidentals
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
The Streets of Laredo
REPEAT SIGNS
6/8 TIME
THE G7 CHORD
Four-Note Exercise
THE FOURTH STRING G
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
TIES
Tom Dooley
EIGHTH NOTES
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Rockin' Mandolin
THE THIRD STRING D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
The Wearing o' the Green
TEMPO SIGNS
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
THE C CHORD
Ode to Joy
The Riddle Song
Jingle Bells
Clementine
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Courses and Strings
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
The Chromatic Scale
My Melancholy Baby
THE D CHORD
Caring for Your Mandolin
THE D7 CHORD
Au clair de la lune
Bach Minuet
Buffalo Gals
DYNAMICS
EIGHTH RESTS
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Bill Bailey
THE LEFT HAND
Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
Tuning with the CD
Tuning without the CD
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
The Staff
Amazing Grace
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
THE TREMOLO
Measures
Shenandoah
Clefs
READING TAB
Chord Diagrams
THE FIRST STRING E
THE MAJOR SCALE
KEY SIGNATURES
The Key of C Major
The Key of G Major
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Four-String Rock
Aura Lee
Two-Chord Waltz
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
Three-Chord Stomp
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Strumming with a Pick
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Picking Individual Notes
Echo Waltz
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
THE DRONE
Blues in F
Blues in C
THE SECOND STRING A
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
The Irish Washerwoman
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
Playing with E, F, G
The Key of F Major