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