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