$7.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus and 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
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
Jingle Bells
Beautiful Brown Eyes
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Strumming with a Pick
Picking Individual Notes
THE LEFT HAND
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Bill Bailey
THE DRONE
Amazing Grace
Hand Position
SIXTEENTH NOTES
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
KEY SIGNATURES
The Staff
Measures
Clefs
READING TAB
The Key of C Major
The Key of G Major
The Key of F Major
Accidentals
The Chromatic Scale
My Melancholy Baby
THE D CHORD
THE D7 CHORD
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
REPEAT SIGNS
Blues in C
THE SECOND STRING A
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
Blues in F
Rockin' Mandolin
Two-Chord Waltz
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
THE C CHORD
Ode to Joy
The Riddle Song
Tom Dooley
EIGHTH NOTES
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Clementine
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
Bach Minuet
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Courses and Strings
Caring for Your Mandolin
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
Buffalo Gals
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
EIGHTH RESTS
THE G7 CHORD
Placing a Finger on a String
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
Tuning with the CD
Tuning without the CD
Drunken Sailor
THE TREMOLO
Shenandoah
THE MAJOR SCALE
Chord Diagrams
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
The Streets of Laredo
6/8 TIME
The Irish Washerwoman
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
Extra Credit
Three-Chord Stomp
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
TIES
Quarter Rest
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
TEMPO SIGNS
Four-String Rock
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Four-Note Exercise
INTRODUCING HIGH A
THE THIRD STRING D