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