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