$24.99
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 (3rd Edition)
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Morty Manus and Ron Manus
Item: 00-39209
UPC: 038081437705
ISBN 10: 0739088262
ISBN 13: 9780739088265
PRICE: $24.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Guitar Library
Category: Guitar Method or Supplement
Format: Book, DVD & Enhanced CD (Browsable)
Instrument: Guitar
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Book 1 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! A DVD with iPod-compatible video has been added 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 can be used for acoustic or electric guitar and covers how to hold your guitar, tuning, the basics of reading music, the notes on all six strings, chords, scales, songs, bass-chord accompaniments, and duets. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In.
TITLE COMPOSER
Sound-Off: How to Count Time
Eighth Notes
Guitar Rock
Jingle Bells
Alouette
Pachelbel's Canon
Annie's Song
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals
Repeat Signs
Four-Beat Blues
Au clair de la lune
Three-String Rock
Largo
Back to the '50s
Chromatic Rock
My Melancholy Baby
Over the Rainbow
Four-String D7 Chord
Rockin' with G & C
Singin' in the Rain
The Third String G
The Chromatic Scale
Beautiful Brown Eyes
More Dynamic Signs
How to Hold Your Guitar
Echo Waltz
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Certificate of Promotion
Down in the Valley
Oh, Susanna
The Fourth String D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Happy Birthday to You
Eighth-Note Bounce
Walkin' Bass Rock
The Second String B
Two-String Rock
Merry-Go-Round
The First String E
Four-String C Chord
The Sixth String E
Down Low
Bottom to Top
Tempo Signs
Three-Tempo Rock
The Parts of Your Guitar
The Blue Danube Waltz
Bass-Chord Accompaniment
Can-Can (duet)
Dynamics
Low-Down Rock
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
Getting Acquainted with Music
Signs of Silence
The Desert Song (Study in Counting)
Echo Rock
She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Playing with E, F, G
More
Still More
No More
Ties
When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio)
More Bass-Chord Accompaniments
Chiapanecas
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
Liebesträum
Boogie Style
Introducing High A
Laughing Polka
The Fifth String A
Volga Boatmen
Peter Gray
Good Night, Ladies
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Reuben, Reuben
Common Time
G Whiz
Bohemian Folk Song
Four-String G & G7 Chords
The Riddle Song
Incomplete Measures
A-tisket, A-tasket
The Yellow Rose of Texas
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Hold Sign (Fermata)
Three-String G7 Chord
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Aura Lee
Introducing Chords
Chord Study No. 1
Amazing Grace
Rockin' the Bach
Buffalo Gals
Chord Study No. 2
The Major Scale
Two-Chord Rock
Love Somebody
Three-String G Chord
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Auld Lang Syne