$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
SIXTEENTH NOTES
Drunken Sailor
THE TREMOLO
Shenandoah
THE MAJOR SCALE
KEY SIGNATURES
Measures
Clefs
GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE MUSIC
The Staff
The Key of C Major
READING TAB
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Hand Position
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
THE DRONE
Tuning without the CD
Amazing Grace
The Riddle Song
THE G7 CHORD
Two-Chord Waltz
The Streets of Laredo
6/8 TIME
The Irish Washerwoman
4 Kinds of Notes
Time Signatures
REPEAT SIGNS
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin
INTRODUCING CHORDS
Two-Note Exercise
Love Somebody
THE G CHORD
Three-Chord Stomp
INCOMPLETE MEASURES
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
Extra Credit
The Key of G Major
The Key of F Major
Accidentals
Chord Diagrams
THE FIRST STRING E
Playing with E, F, G
INTRODUCING HIGH A
Rockin' in Dorian Mode
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
THE FOURTH STRING G
THE D7 CHORD
Caring for Your Mandolin
Beautiful Brown Eyes
The A7 Chord
Blues in C
Over the Rainbow
CERTIFICATE OF PROMOTION
THE SECOND STRING A
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
Blues in F
THE PARTS OF YOUR MANDOLIN
Courses and Strings
SHARPS, FLATS, AND NATURALS
The Chromatic Scale
My Melancholy Baby
THE D CHORD
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
Four-String Rock
Aura Lee
Au clair de la lune
The Wearing o' the Green
TEMPO SIGNS
TIES
Tom Dooley
EIGHTH NOTES
Clementine
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
DOTTED QUARTER NOTES
Preparatory Drill
Auld Lang Syne
Three-Note Exercise
Four-Note Exercise
THE C CHORD
Ode to Joy
SOUND OFF: HOW TO COUNT TIME
DOWNSTROKES AND UPSTROKES
THE LEFT HAND
EIGHTH RESTS
HOW TO HOLD YOUR MANDOLIN
THE RIGHT HAND: STRUMMING THE STRINGS
Strumming with a Pick
Picking Individual Notes
Bach Minuet
Buffalo Gals
DYNAMICS
Echo Waltz
THE THIRD STRING D
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Largo
Jingle Bells
Rockin' Mandolin