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