$14.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus & L. C. Harnsberger
Item: 00-38919
UPC: 038081432038
ISBN 10: 0739086138
ISBN 13: 9780739086131
PRICE: $14.99
Series: Alfred's Basic Madolin Library
Category: Mandolin Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
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 G7 CHORD
Two-Chord Waltz
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
Three-Chord Stomp
EIGHTH NOTES
Blues in C
THE SECOND STRING A
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
Blues in F
Bach Minuet
Buffalo Gals
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
Four-Note Exercise
THE C CHORD
Ode to Joy
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Four-String Rock
Clefs
READING TAB
Chord Diagrams
THE FIRST STRING E
KEY SIGNATURES
The Key of C Major
The Key of G Major
The Key of F Major
Playing with E, F, G
Accidentals
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
Strumming with a Pick
EIGHTH RESTS
THE D CHORD
Tuning with the CD
Tuning without the CD
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
The Staff
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
THE TREMOLO
Shenandoah
Extra Credit
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
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Bill Bailey
THE DRONE
Picking Individual Notes
THE LEFT HAND
Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
Amazing Grace
REPEAT SIGNS
The Irish Washerwoman
Measures
THE MAJOR SCALE
Caring for Your Mandolin
THE D7 CHORD
TEMPO SIGNS
Jingle Bells
Beautiful Brown Eyes
INTRODUCING HIGH A
The Riddle Song
Rockin' Mandolin
THE THIRD STRING D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
TIES
Tom Dooley
Largo
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
Clementine
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
The Chromatic Scale
My Melancholy Baby
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Courses and Strings