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