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