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