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