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