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