$14.99
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play
By Ron Manus and L. C. Harnsberger
Item: 00-38919
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
THE THIRD STRING D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
Jingle Bells
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Buffalo Gals
Four-String Rock
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
TEMPO SIGNS
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Courses and Strings
Caring for Your Mandolin
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE D CHORD
THE D7 CHORD
Bach Minuet
Auld Lang Syne
Clementine
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
The Chromatic Scale
Two-Note Exercise
Three-Note Exercise
Four-Note Exercise
THE C CHORD
The Riddle Song
THE G7 CHORD
Two-Chord Waltz
Love Somebody
Preparatory Drill
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
My Melancholy Baby
EIGHTH NOTES
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Tuning without the CD
Amazing Grace
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
The Staff
Measures
Clefs
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
THE TREMOLO
Shenandoah
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
Accidentals
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
The Streets of Laredo
6/8 TIME
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
REPEAT SIGNS
Blues in C
THE SECOND STRING A
The Irish Washerwoman
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
Blues in F
Rockin' Mandolin
The A7 Chord
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
Strumming with a Pick
Picking Individual Notes
THE LEFT HAND
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
EIGHTH RESTS
Hand Position
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1
Placing a Finger on a String
HOW TO TUNE YOUR MANDOLIN
Tuning with the CD
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Bill Bailey
THE DRONE
READING TAB
THE MAJOR SCALE
Chord Diagrams
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
Extra Credit
KEY SIGNATURES
The Key of C Major
The Key of G Major
The Key of F Major
INTRODUCING HIGH A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
Three-Chord Stomp
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
TIES
THE G CHORD
Ode to Joy
Tom Dooley