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