$6.99
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.
TITLE COMPOSER
Four-String D7 Chord
Four-Beat Blues
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
The Third String G
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Largo
Rock 'n' Rhythm
Dotted Quarter Notes
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Chord Study No. 2
The Major Scale
Key Signatures
Eighth Rests
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Repeat Signs
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Low-Down Rock
Liebesträum
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Four-String G & G7 Chords
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Certificate of Promotion
Three-String G7 Chord
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Rockin' with G & C
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
Echo Waltz
Laughing Polka
Three-String G Chord
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
G Whiz
Bohemian Folk Song
Down Low
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
The Blue Danube Waltz
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
The Parts of Your Guitar
How to Hold Your Guitar
Four-String C Chord
The Right Hand
More
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
Walkin' Bass Rock
More Dynamic Signs
Pachelbel's Canon
Still More
No More
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
The Second String B
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
The Riddle Song
Signs of Silence
Three-String C Chord
Ode to Joy
Quarter Rest
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
The Left Hand
Ties
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
The Sixth String E
Annie's Song
Two-String Rock
Merry-Go-Round
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Guitar Rock
Jingle Bells
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
The Chromatic Scale
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Alouette
Over the Rainbow
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Getting Acquainted with Music
The First String E
Playing with E, F, G
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Chiapanecas
Eighth Notes
Back to the '50s
Buffalo Gals