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