$9.95
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-28227
UPC: 038081308036
ISBN 10: 0739047949
ISBN 13: 9780739047941
PRICE: $9.95
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & Enhanced CD
Instrument: Guitar
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! An enhanced CD is provided, and correlating theory, chord, and pop books ensure that you'll get everything you need from one complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method---the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

Book 1 covers how to hold your guitar, tuning your guitar, basics of reading music, notes on all six strings, chords, scales and songs, bass-chord accompaniments, duets, photos and diagrams, and acoustic and electric guitars. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In.
TITLE COMPOSER
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Rockin' with G & C
Chord Study No. 2
Singin' in the Rain
Three-String Rock
Eighth Rests
The Sixth String E
Down Low
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Guitar Rock
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Buffalo Gals
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Jingle Bells
Alouette
The Third String G
Au clair de la lune
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Chiapanecas
Eighth Notes
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
Walkin' Bass Rock
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Getting Acquainted with Music
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Chromatic Rock
Dynamics
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
Largo
Back to the '50s
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Chord Study No. 1
Auld Lang Syne
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Introducing Chords
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Three-String G Chord
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Signs of Silence
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
Four-String C Chord
The Parts of Your Guitar
Ties
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Echo Waltz
Playing with E, F, G
More
Still More
No More
Pachelbel's Canon
Annie's Song
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
The Blue Danube Waltz
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Merry-Go-Round
Beautiful Brown Eyes
My Melancholy Baby
Over the Rainbow
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Three-Tempo Rock
The First String E
More Dynamic Signs
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
Quarter Rest
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Certificate of Promotion
Rock 'n' Rhythm
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Common Time
G Whiz
Bohemian Folk Song
Good Night, Ladies
How to Hold Your Guitar
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Riddle Song
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Liebesträum
Boogie Style
Introducing High A