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