$19.95
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-28374
UPC: 038081309248
ISBN 10: 0739048880
ISBN 13: 9780739048887
PRICE: $19.95
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book & DVD
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! A DVD with iPod-compatible video is provided for the visual learner, 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
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Low-Down Rock
Two-Chord Rock
Auld Lang Syne
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The First String E
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
The Riddle Song
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Three-String C Chord
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Down Low
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
The Sixth String E
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
Chord Study No. 2
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Echo Waltz
The Parts of Your Guitar
How to Hold Your Guitar
Signs of Silence
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
Playing with E, F, G
More
Still More
Chiapanecas
Eighth Notes
Happy Birthday to You
Repeat Signs
Buffalo Gals
No More
Eighth-Note Bounce
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Getting Acquainted with Music
Four-String C Chord
Ties
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Walkin' Bass Rock
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
Liebesträum
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Bohemian Folk Song
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
G Whiz
The Right Hand
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
Jingle Bells
Alouette
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Largo
Back to the '50s
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Ode to Joy
Quarter Rest
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Three-String G7 Chord
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
The Third String G
Over the Rainbow
Love Somebody
Three-String G Chord
Rockin' with G & C
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Certificate of Promotion
Merry-Go-Round
Annie's Song