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