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