$6.99
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-33304
UPC: 038081308029
ISBN 10: 0739047930
ISBN 13: 9780739047934
PRICE: $6.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book
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! New DVDs with iPod-compatible video are now available 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
The Blue Danube Waltz
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
Echo Waltz
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Walkin' Bass Rock
Laughing Polka
Ode to Joy
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Riddle Song
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
Chord Study No. 2
Three-String C Chord
Liebesträum
Incomplete Measures
Three-String G Chord
Take Me Home, Country Roads
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
The Parts of Your Guitar
Four-String C Chord
Getting Acquainted with Music
Ties
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
The First String E
Chiapanecas
Playing with E, F, G
More
Still More
No More
Eighth Notes
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Merry-Go-Round
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
Annie's Song
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
Bohemian Folk Song
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
The Sixth String E
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
Signs of Silence
Rockin' with G & C
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
Certificate of Promotion
The Fourth String D
Three-String Rock
Largo
Back to the '50s
Repeat Signs
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Buffalo Gals
Au clair de la lune
Four-String D7 Chord
Singin' in the Rain
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Auld Lang Syne
Quarter Rest
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Aura Lee
The Major Scale
G Whiz
Down Low
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Over the Rainbow
Guitar Rock
Jingle Bells
Alouette
The Third String G