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