$29.99
Complete Mandolin Method
By Greg Horne
Item: 00-39091
UPC: 038081434995
ISBN 10: 0739087886
ISBN 13: 9780739087886
PRICE: $29.99
Series: Complete Method
Category: Mandolin Method or Supplement
Format: Book & MP3 CD
Instrument: Mandolin
Anyone interested in learning to play mandolin can pick up this book and get started right away. This well-paced, comprehensive method covers everything from basic to advanced techniques. Beginning concepts include reading music and TAB, basic strumming patterns, alternate picking, tremolo, slides, and bluegrass and blues styles. Intermediate topics include hammer-ons, pull-offs, cross picking, rolls, and more. The book concludes with advanced concepts like advanced harmonies, 12-bar blues, rhythm changes, chord-melody playing, modes, improvisation, and much more. Complete Mandolin Method breaks the age-old dilemma of dry, intimidating, and confusing method books to provide a step-by-step and enjoyable way to play. An MP3 CD with demonstrations of the examples in the book is included.
TITLE COMPOSER
Lesson 4: The Major Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 5: Comparing and Combining the Major and Minor Pentatonic Sounds
Key to the High School---Solo No. 1 (Major Pentatonic)
Key to the High School---Solo No. 2 (Minor Pentatonic)
Lesson 3: Rock Mandolin Improv
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth (Solo)
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists (Solo)
A Trip to the Cottage
Banish Misfortune
The Butterfly
Dan O'Keefe's Slide
APPENDIX 1---THE ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
Key to the High School---Solo No. 3 (Major and Minor Pentatonic)
Odd Meters
Lesson 1: The Major Scale
Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
Lesson 3: Intervals
Lesson 4: Fingerings for Intervals
CHAPTER 8---A TASTE OF SWING AND JAZZ MANDOLIN
Lesson 1: Swing Rhythm Playing
Swing by Your Thumbs (Simple Rhythm Chords)
5-Time Waltz
Sillyfjord
CHAPTER 7---MELODIC RHYTHM
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---GETTING STARTED
Lesson 1: Getting to Know Your Tools
Soldier's Joy
Lesson 2: The Notes on the Fretboard
Lesson 5: Harmony and Chords
Lesson 2: Cool Swing Chords---Maj7, Min7 and 6
Raking Leaves No. 1
Raking Leaves No. 2
Raking Leaves No. 3
Raking Leaves No. 4
Cabbage Seeds
Lesson 5: Changing Chords
Roast Them Rutabagas
Windy Grove
Ooh, That Some Funky Mando!
Lesson 2: The Grooves of New Orleans
Bo Man Diddley Blues
Lesson 3: Reggae on the Mandolin
Organizing a Practice Session
Buy a Metronome
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION
Lesson 3: Improving Tremolo
Air on the Side of Caution
Lesson 4: Slides
Right-Hand Exercises
PART ONE---HARMONY
CHAPTER 2---IMPORTANT CHORDS
Lesson 10: Sharps and Flats
Ooooh...Creepy!
Theme from Invention No. 4---J.S. Bach BWV 775
Raise a Glass for Pythagoras
Lesson 12: 1st and 2nd Endings
Marching off to Litchfield
Lesson 5: Crosspicking
Turkey in the Straw (Crosspicking)
Lesson 6: McReynolds-Style Rolls and Picking Patterns
Extended Minor Chords
Extended Dominant Chords
Diminished 7th Chords
Long Lonesome Road (Crosspicking)
Other Important Chords
Lesson 13: Refining Your Strumming
Lesson 5: Blues Improvisation with the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 3: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 4: Blues Rhythm
Blues Boogie in G
Free Little Bird
Lesson 2: Lead Backup Playing
Free Little Bird---Lead Backup
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Dim7 Substitution)
CHAPTER 4---CHORD/MELODY
Mississippi Sawyer (Melody)
Lesson 6: Blues Improvisation with the G Blues Scale and Slides
Lesson 3: Bluegrass Lead---Melodic Breaks
Creating a Chord/Melody
This Hammer's Too Heavy
CHAPTER 6---WORKING UP THE NECK
Generating the Modes from a Parent Scale
Mississippi Sawyer (Jethro Style)
PART TWO---MELODY
CHAPTER 5---SCALES AND MODES
Free Little Bird---Melodic Break
Lesson 4: Bluegrass Lead---Improvised Breaks
Free Little Bird---Improvised Break
Louie's Got the Bluie and Yank's at the Bank
CHAPTER 5---BLUEGRASS
Lesson 1: Bluegrass Rhythm
The Rights of Man
Drunken Sailor
June Apple
San Antonio Sunrise
Lesson 4: Double Stops---6ths
Mandohula Sunset
Lesson 5: Arpeggios---Major, Minor and Diminished Triads
This Hammer's Too Heavy (in A)
Lesson 5: Bluegrass Blues in A
Bluegrass 12-Bar Blues in A
Bluegrass 12-Bar Blues in A (Lead Break)
Lesson 4: Drones and Shuffles
Sally Goodin Variation No. 4
16-Bar Blues (2nd Variation)
Blues Forms
8-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues
16-Bar Blues (1st Variation)
Sally Goodin (Standard Two-Part Version)
Sally Goodin Variation No. 1
Sally Goodin Variation No. 2
Sally Goodin Variation No. 3
Lesson 2: Alternate Picking
Soldier's Joy
Lesson 3: Connecting the Dots with Passing Tones
Soldier's Joy (Variation with Passing Tones)
Dark on the Drive Home
Lesson 7: Kickoffs and Tags
CHAPTER 6---ROCK MANDOLIN
Lesson 1: Rock 'n' Roll Folk Strumming
Lesson 6: Arpeggios---Augmented Triads and Seventh Chords
Lesson 7: The Natural Minor Scale and the Relative Minor
Toulouse Lautrec
CHAPTER 7---BLUES AND BLUEGRASS IMPROV UP THE NECK
Pentatonic Scales
Spootiskerry Reel
The Blues Scale
The Whole-Tone Scale
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth
Lesson 1: Moveable Dominant 7 Chords
The Chromatic Scale
Soldier's Joy---Waltz
Soldier's Joy---Jig
PART FOUR---PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Lesson 6: Musical Expression
APPENDIX 2---GUIDE FINGERS
APPENDIX 3---CHORD FORMS
APPENDIX 4---HOW TO PRACTICE
Lesson 3: Read Some TAB, Play Some Tunes
River's Up, Can't Go Across
This One's Got Spots
Mary Had a Border Collie
Swing by Your Thumbs (Cool Swing Chords)
Lesson 3: Melody and Improvisation
Swing by Your Thumbs (Melody)
CHAPTER 9---NEW RHYTHMS AND SOUNDS
Lesson 4: Your First Chords
"Home base" Technique; When and What
Lesson 1: Funk on the Mandolin
CHAPTER 8---IMPROVISATION
Lesson 2: The 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 1: Improving Rhythm Playing
Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms (Minor 3rd Substitution)
CHAPTER 2---READING STANDARD MUSIC NOTATION
CHAPTER 1---REVIEW: READING MUSIC
How A'You Gonna Play Dat Mando-Leen?
Raking Leaves No. 5
Lesson 9: Jigs
Money in Both Pockets
Scatter the Mud
CHAPTER 5---BACK TO BLUEGRASS
Lesson 9: Sixteenth Notes; Tremolo
Greensleeves
CHAPTER 4---THE BLUES
Lesson 1: Basic Blues Theory
Criminal Satisfaction
Chord Substitution
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Straight)
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Tritone Substitution)
CHAPTER 10---A TASTE OF BRAZIL
Lesson 1: Brazilian-Style Rhythm Playing
Mandolin Jake (Chords and Rhythm)
Lesson 2: Brazilian-Style Lead Playing
Raking Leaves No. 6
CHAPTER 9---FINDING MATERIAL FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Old French (Canada)
Simo Ligeri
Lesson 1: The Notes and the Staff
Lesson 2: Natural Notes on the 1st String
Lesson 3: Time
Lesson 4: Natural Notes on the 2nd String
Lesson 1: Pitch
Lesson 2: Time
Lesson 3: Tablature
CHAPTER 2---REVIEW: SCALES AND CHORDS
Cumberland Gap
Lesson 1: Major Scales
Mandolin Jake (Melody)
WRAPPING UP---FINAL THOUGHTS AND SUGGESTIONS
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists (Arpeggio Chords)
You Won't B-Minor Forever
Review of Compound Meter
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists
Lesson 2: Arpeggiating Chords
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth (Arpeggio Chords)
Blues in My Bee Bonnet (or, Bees in My Blue Bonnet)
Lesson 2: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 3: Connecting the Fingerings
The Five Basic Scale Types Every Mandolin Player Should Know
PART THREE---RHYTHM
CHAPTER 6---EXPLORING TIME SIGNATURES
Lesson 4: More Moveable Chords
Lesson 3: Double Stops---3rds
Using the Modes
The Relative View
The Parallel View
Mode Characteristics and Fingerings
Lesson 1: Moveable Major Scales
This Hammer's Still Too Heavy
Lesson 2: Major Scale Harmony Review
Lesson 2: Bluegrass Lead
Come on and Sit on Top of My Kitchen Counter
Lesson 3: Transposition
Lesson 5: Rests
Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 3rd String
Lesson 7: Eighth Notes
Lesson 8: Natural notes on the 4th String
Lesson 2: Chords
CHAPTER 3---DEVELOPING TECHNIQUE
Lesson 1: Building Speed and Agility
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---WARM-UPS
Exercises for the Left Hand
Lesson 9: Dotted Notes
Lesson 2: Improving Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Working Fingers in Pairs
Extended Major Chords
Lesson 11: Key Signatures
Sign Says "Gone Noodling"
Rhythm Changes (Basic)
Rhythm Changes---Swing
Rhythm Changes---Bebop
Rhythm Changes (Tritone Substitution)
Seneca Square Dance
Lesson 7: "Johnny Don't Get Drunk"
Johnny Don't Get Drunk
Lesson 8: A Rag in C Major
Cluck Old Hen (Low)
Lesson 7: The Key of G Major; Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Miss McLeod's Reel/Hop High Ladies/Uncle Joe
Lesson 8: Waltz-Time Strumming and Melody
Amazing Grace
Orville and Lloyd's Rag
Anthromorphology
CHAPTER 4---BETTER PICKING THROUGH FIDDLE TUNES
Lesson 1: How to Learn Folk Music
Lesson 2: Cut Time
Fire on the Mountain
Boil Them Cabbage Down
CHAPTER 3---FIDDLE-TUNE STYLE: THE ROOTS OF BLUEGRASS
Lesson 1: D Major Scale; Your First D Tune
Altered Chords
Chord Reference Charts
Finding Other Voicings
Old Liza Jane
Lesson 3: Sally Goodin
CHAPTER 3---CHORD PROGRESSIONS
Lesson 6: Bluegrass in a Minor Key
Saturday Night at the Gulag Arpeggio
Over the Waterfall
24-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues in G
Almost Time
Blues Grass Ramble
Lesson 4: "Kitchen Gal"
Kitchen Gal
Lesson 5: "Leather Britches"
Leather Britches
Mississippi Sawyer
Lesson 5: A Tunes and Unison Doubles
Old Joe Clark
Lesson 6: The Modal Sound of the A Minor Pentatonic Scale
Cluck Old Hen (High)
Lesson 6: "Seneca Square Dance"
Jazz---Rhythm Changes