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