$7.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus & L. C. Harnsberger
Item: 00-38918
UPC: 038081432021
ISBN 10: 073908612X
ISBN 13: 9780739086124
PRICE: $7.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Mandolin Library
Category: Mandolin Method or Supplement
Format: Book
Instrument: Mandolin
Level: Beginner
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1 features clear, well-paced instruction that makes learning the mandolin easy and fun. This book covers all the basics, including how to hold your mandolin, tuning your mandolin, right- and left-hand techniques, reading music, chords, strumming patterns, songs, and how to read TAB. The CD includes demonstrations of songs and examples.
TITLE COMPOSER
Tom Dooley
Three-Chord Stomp
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
TIES
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
The Staff
Measures
Shenandoah
THE MAJOR SCALE
KEY SIGNATURES
Three-Note Exercise
Four-Note Exercise
THE C CHORD
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
Blues in C
THE SECOND STRING A
Jammin' on Two Strings
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
INTRODUCING CHORDS
The Key of G Major
The Key of F Major
READING TAB
Chord Diagrams
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
Extra Credit
Accidentals
Clefs
The Key of C Major
Preparatory Drill
THE G CHORD
My Melancholy Baby
THE LEFT HAND
Bill Bailey
THE D CHORD
THE D7 CHORD
Bach Minuet
Buffalo Gals
Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
Tuning with the CD
THE DRONE
Amazing Grace
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
DYNAMICS
Caring for Your Mandolin
Blues in F
Rockin' Mandolin
THE THIRD STRING D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
Jingle Bells
INTRODUCING HIGH A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
The Streets of Laredo
6/8 TIME
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Courses and Strings
Echo Waltz
EIGHTH RESTS
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Strumming with a Pick
Picking Individual Notes
Ode to Joy
The Riddle Song
THE G7 CHORD
Two-Chord Waltz
Love Somebody
Hot Cross Buns
EIGHTH NOTES
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Auld Lang Syne
Clementine
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
The Chromatic Scale
Tuning without the CD
THE TREMOLO
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Four-String Rock
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
TEMPO SIGNS
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Two-Note Exercise
REPEAT SIGNS
The Irish Washerwoman