$14.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus and 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
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
Three-Chord Stomp
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
Two-Chord Waltz
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Bach Minuet
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Picking Individual Notes
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Clementine
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
Four-Note Exercise
TIES
Tom Dooley
EIGHTH NOTES
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Four-String Rock
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
Jingle Bells
Beautiful Brown Eyes
INTRODUCING HIGH A
THE C CHORD
Ode to Joy
The Riddle Song
THE G7 CHORD
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
THE LEFT HAND
Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
Bill Bailey
THE DRONE
Amazing Grace
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
THE TREMOLO
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
Tuning with the CD
Tuning without the CD
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
Measures
Clefs
READING TAB
THE MAJOR SCALE
KEY SIGNATURES
The Key of C Major
The Key of G Major
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
Extra Credit
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
Accidentals
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
The Streets of Laredo
The Irish Washerwoman
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
Time Signatures
REPEAT SIGNS
Blues in C
THE SECOND STRING A
Jammin' on Two Strings
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
Hot Cross Buns
Blues in F
Rockin' Mandolin
THE THIRD STRING D
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
TEMPO SIGNS
Quarter Rest
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Buffalo Gals
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
EIGHTH RESTS
Courses and Strings
Caring for Your Mandolin
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Strumming with a Pick
The Staff
Shenandoah
The Chromatic Scale
My Melancholy Baby
THE D CHORD
THE D7 CHORD
Chord Diagrams
The Key of F Major
4 Kinds of Notes
6/8 TIME