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