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