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