$29.99
Complete Mandolin Method
By Greg Horne
Item: 00-39091
UPC: 038081434995
ISBN 10: 0739087886
ISBN 13: 9780739087886
PRICE: $29.99
Series: Complete Method
Category: Mandolin Method or Supplement
Format: Book & MP3 CD
Instrument: Mandolin
Anyone interested in learning to play mandolin can pick up this book and get started right away. This well-paced, comprehensive method covers everything from basic to advanced techniques. Beginning concepts include reading music and TAB, basic strumming patterns, alternate picking, tremolo, slides, and bluegrass and blues styles. Intermediate topics include hammer-ons, pull-offs, cross picking, rolls, and more. The book concludes with advanced concepts like advanced harmonies, 12-bar blues, rhythm changes, chord-melody playing, modes, improvisation, and much more. Complete Mandolin Method breaks the age-old dilemma of dry, intimidating, and confusing method books to provide a step-by-step and enjoyable way to play. An MP3 CD with demonstrations of the examples in the book is included.
TITLE COMPOSER
Lesson 4: Drones and Shuffles
Mississippi Sawyer
Lesson 5: A Tunes and Unison Doubles
Old Joe Clark
Long Lonesome Road (Crosspicking)
CHAPTER 4---BETTER PICKING THROUGH FIDDLE TUNES
Lesson 1: How to Learn Folk Music
Lesson 2: Cut Time
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---WARM-UPS
Exercises for the Left Hand
Raking Leaves No. 5
Raking Leaves No. 6
CHAPTER 9---FINDING MATERIAL FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Old French (Canada)
CHAPTER 8---IMPROVISATION
Raking Leaves No. 1
Raking Leaves No. 2
Raking Leaves No. 3
Lesson 4: Slides
Sign Says "Gone Noodling"
Lesson 5: Crosspicking
Turkey in the Straw (Crosspicking)
Old Liza Jane
Lesson 2: Alternate Picking
Soldier's Joy
Lesson 3: Connecting the Dots with Passing Tones
CHAPTER 10---A TASTE OF BRAZIL
Lesson 1: Brazilian-Style Rhythm Playing
Mandolin Jake (Chords and Rhythm)
Lesson 2: Brazilian-Style Lead Playing
Lesson 3: Transposition
Lesson 2: Lead Backup Playing
Rhythm Changes---Swing
Mandolin Jake (Melody)
Raking Leaves No. 4
Soldier's Joy (Variation with Passing Tones)
Lesson 6: McReynolds-Style Rolls and Picking Patterns
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Dim7 Substitution)
Lesson 7: Kickoffs and Tags
Lesson 2: Major Scale Harmony Review
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---GETTING STARTED
Lesson 1: Getting to Know Your Tools
Lesson 3: Double Stops---3rds
San Antonio Sunrise
Lesson 4: Double Stops---6ths
CHAPTER 6---ROCK MANDOLIN
Lesson 1: Rock 'n' Roll Folk Strumming
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists
CHAPTER 4---CHORD/MELODY
Mississippi Sawyer (Melody)
Creating a Chord/Melody
Lesson 2: The Notes on the Fretboard
Lesson 2: Arpeggiating Chords
Mandohula Sunset
Mississippi Sawyer (Jethro Style)
Finding Other Voicings
CHAPTER 3---CHORD PROGRESSIONS
Blues Forms
8-Bar Blues
Lesson 1: Basic Blues Theory
Lesson 2: The 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 3: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
Leather Britches
Lesson 6: "Seneca Square Dance"
Seneca Square Dance
Lesson 4: Blues Rhythm
Lesson 7: "Johnny Don't Get Drunk"
12-Bar Blues
Blues Boogie in G
Lesson 5: Blues Improvisation with the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 6: Blues Improvisation with the G Blues Scale and Slides
Louie's Got the Bluie and Yank's at the Bank
Johnny Don't Get Drunk
Lesson 8: A Rag in C Major
Orville and Lloyd's Rag
Lesson 9: Jigs
16-Bar Blues (1st Variation)
16-Bar Blues (2nd Variation)
24-Bar Blues
CHAPTER 5---BLUEGRASS
Money in Both Pockets
12-Bar Blues in G
Lesson 1: Bluegrass Rhythm
This Hammer's Too Heavy
Lesson 2: Bluegrass Lead
Come on and Sit on Top of My Kitchen Counter
Almost Time
Blues Grass Ramble
Jazz---Rhythm Changes
Rhythm Changes (Basic)
Scatter the Mud
CHAPTER 5---BACK TO BLUEGRASS
Lesson 1: Improving Rhythm Playing
Free Little Bird
Free Little Bird---Lead Backup
Lesson 3: Bluegrass Lead---Melodic Breaks
Free Little Bird---Melodic Break
Lesson 4: Bluegrass Lead---Improvised Breaks
Lesson 4: More Moveable Chords
This Hammer's Too Heavy (in A)
Lesson 5: Bluegrass Blues in A
Rhythm Changes---Bebop
Rhythm Changes (Tritone Substitution)
Anthromorphology
Bluegrass 12-Bar Blues in A
Free Little Bird---Improvised Break
Criminal Satisfaction
Bluegrass 12-Bar Blues in A (Lead Break)
Lesson 6: Bluegrass in a Minor Key
Dark on the Drive Home
CHAPTER 6---WORKING UP THE NECK
Lesson 1: Moveable Major Scales
This Hammer's Still Too Heavy
Chord Substitution
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Straight)
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Tritone Substitution)
Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms (Minor 3rd Substitution)
Sally Goodin Variation No. 4
Lesson 4: "Kitchen Gal"
Kitchen Gal
Amazing Grace
Lesson 9: Sixteenth Notes; Tremolo
Greensleeves
Extended Dominant Chords
Diminished 7th Chords
Other Important Chords
Altered Chords
CHAPTER 4---THE BLUES
Lesson 5: "Leather Britches"
Chord Reference Charts
Lesson 8: Waltz-Time Strumming and Melody
Sally Goodin Variation No. 3
Extended Minor Chords
CHAPTER 2---READING STANDARD MUSIC NOTATION
Lesson 1: The Notes and the Staff
Lesson 2: Natural Notes on the 1st String
Lesson 4: Fingerings for Intervals
Lesson 5: Harmony and Chords
Lesson 6: Musical Expression
APPENDIX 2---GUIDE FINGERS
Lesson 2: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 3: Connecting the Fingerings
You Won't B-Minor Forever
Lesson 4: The Major Pentatonic Scale
June Apple
Over the Waterfall
Pentatonic Scales
Lesson 3: Time
APPENDIX 3---CHORD FORMS
Lesson 5: Comparing and Combining the Major and Minor Pentatonic Sounds
Spootiskerry Reel
Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 3rd String
Buy a Metronome
CHAPTER 8---A TASTE OF SWING AND JAZZ MANDOLIN
The Five Basic Scale Types Every Mandolin Player Should Know
Lesson 4: Natural Notes on the 2nd String
Cumberland Gap
Lesson 5: Rests
Key to the High School---Solo No. 1 (Major Pentatonic)
Key to the High School---Solo No. 2 (Minor Pentatonic)
Key to the High School---Solo No. 3 (Major and Minor Pentatonic)
APPENDIX 4---HOW TO PRACTICE
"Home base" Technique; When and What
Organizing a Practice Session
The Blues Scale
The Whole-Tone Scale
The Chromatic Scale
Lesson 10: Sharps and Flats
Lesson 1: Pitch
Swing by Your Thumbs (Cool Swing Chords)
Banish Misfortune
Lesson 7: Eighth Notes
Lesson 8: Natural notes on the 4th String
Lesson 9: Dotted Notes
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---REVIEW: READING MUSIC
Lesson 1: Swing Rhythm Playing
Swing by Your Thumbs (Simple Rhythm Chords)
Lesson 2: Cool Swing Chords---Maj7, Min7 and 6
PART THREE---RHYTHM
CHAPTER 6---EXPLORING TIME SIGNATURES
Review of Compound Meter
A Trip to the Cottage
Cluck Old Hen (High)
Cluck Old Hen (Low)
Lesson 7: The Key of G Major; Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Miss McLeod's Reel/Hop High Ladies/Uncle Joe
Lesson 3: Sally Goodin
Sally Goodin (Standard Two-Part Version)
Sally Goodin Variation No. 1
Sally Goodin Variation No. 2
Right-Hand Exercises
PART ONE---HARMONY
CHAPTER 2---IMPORTANT CHORDS
Extended Major Chords
WRAPPING UP---FINAL THOUGHTS AND SUGGESTIONS
Lesson 3: Melody and Improvisation
Swing by Your Thumbs (Melody)
CHAPTER 9---NEW RHYTHMS AND SOUNDS
The Butterfly
Dan O'Keefe's Slide
Odd Meters
5-Time Waltz
Lesson 2: Time
Lesson 3: Tablature
CHAPTER 2---REVIEW: SCALES AND CHORDS
Lesson 1: Major Scales
Ooooh...Creepy!
Theme from Invention No. 4---J.S. Bach BWV 775
Lesson 11: Key Signatures
Raise a Glass for Pythagoras
Lesson 12: 1st and 2nd Endings
Lesson 2: Chords
Lesson 1: Funk on the Mandolin
Sillyfjord
Lesson 6: The Modal Sound of the A Minor Pentatonic Scale
Fire on the Mountain
Working Fingers in Pairs
Simo Ligeri
Lesson 5: Arpeggios---Major, Minor and Diminished Triads
Saturday Night at the Gulag Arpeggio
Lesson 6: Arpeggios---Augmented Triads and Seventh Chords
Lesson 3: Read Some TAB, Play Some Tunes
River's Up, Can't Go Across
This One's Got Spots
Mary Had a Border Collie
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth (Arpeggio Chords)
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists (Arpeggio Chords)
Lesson 3: Rock Mandolin Improv
PART TWO---MELODY
CHAPTER 5---SCALES AND MODES
Generating the Modes from a Parent Scale
The Relative View
Lesson 4: Your First Chords
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth (Solo)
Lesson 7: The Natural Minor Scale and the Relative Minor
The Parallel View
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists (Solo)
APPENDIX 1---THE ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
Lesson 1: The Major Scale
Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
Cabbage Seeds
Lesson 5: Changing Chords
Roast Them Rutabagas
Toulouse Lautrec
CHAPTER 7---BLUES AND BLUEGRASS IMPROV UP THE NECK
Lesson 1: Moveable Dominant 7 Chords
Mode Characteristics and Fingerings
Using the Modes
The Rights of Man
Windy Grove
Lesson 3: Intervals
Blues in My Bee Bonnet (or, Bees in My Blue Bonnet)
Drunken Sailor
Lesson 1: D Major Scale; Your First D Tune
Air on the Side of Caution
How A'You Gonna Play Dat Mando-Leen?
PART FOUR---PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Ooh, That Some Funky Mando!
Lesson 2: The Grooves of New Orleans
Bo Man Diddley Blues
Lesson 3: Reggae on the Mandolin
CHAPTER 7---MELODIC RHYTHM
Soldier's Joy
Soldier's Joy---Waltz
Soldier's Joy---Jig
Marching off to Litchfield
Lesson 13: Refining Your Strumming
Boil Them Cabbage Down
CHAPTER 3---FIDDLE-TUNE STYLE: THE ROOTS OF BLUEGRASS
CHAPTER 3---DEVELOPING TECHNIQUE
Lesson 1: Building Speed and Agility
Lesson 2: Improving Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Lesson 3: Improving Tremolo