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