$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
Sally Goodin Variation No. 4
Lesson 4: "Kitchen Gal"
Kitchen Gal
Extended Dominant Chords
Diminished 7th Chords
Other Important Chords
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
Lesson 5: "Leather Britches"
Altered Chords
The Five Basic Scale Types Every Mandolin Player Should Know
PART THREE---RHYTHM
CHAPTER 6---EXPLORING TIME SIGNATURES
Review of Compound Meter
Lesson 1: Swing Rhythm Playing
Swing by Your Thumbs (Simple Rhythm Chords)
Lesson 2: Cool Swing Chords---Maj7, Min7 and 6
Swing by Your Thumbs (Cool Swing Chords)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---REVIEW: READING MUSIC
Lesson 1: Pitch
Lesson 5: Rests
Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 3rd String
Lesson 7: Eighth Notes
Lesson 8: Natural notes on the 4th String
A Trip to the Cottage
Lesson 9: Dotted Notes
Lesson 2: Time
Lesson 3: Melody and Improvisation
Using the Modes
The Rights of Man
Drunken Sailor
June Apple
Blues in My Bee Bonnet (or, Bees in My Blue Bonnet)
Lesson 2: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 3: Connecting the Fingerings
You Won't B-Minor Forever
Lesson 3: Intervals
Lesson 4: Fingerings for Intervals
Lesson 5: Harmony and Chords
Lesson 6: Musical Expression
Cabbage Seeds
Lesson 5: Changing Chords
Roast Them Rutabagas
Windy Grove
CHAPTER 2---READING STANDARD MUSIC NOTATION
APPENDIX 2---GUIDE FINGERS
Lesson 4: The Major Pentatonic Scale
Over the Waterfall
Banish Misfortune
The Butterfly
Dan O'Keefe's Slide
Odd Meters
Lesson 10: Sharps and Flats
Ooooh...Creepy!
Theme from Invention No. 4---J.S. Bach BWV 775
Lesson 11: Key Signatures
Lesson 3: Tablature
CHAPTER 2---REVIEW: SCALES AND CHORDS
Lesson 1: Major Scales
Lesson 2: Chords
Swing by Your Thumbs (Melody)
CHAPTER 9---NEW RHYTHMS AND SOUNDS
Lesson 1: Funk on the Mandolin
Ooh, That Some Funky Mando!
Jazz---Rhythm Changes
Rhythm Changes (Basic)
Rhythm Changes---Swing
Rhythm Changes---Bebop
Lesson 2: Bluegrass Lead
Come on and Sit on Top of My Kitchen Counter
Lesson 3: Transposition
Lesson 4: More Moveable Chords
Lesson 2: Lead Backup Playing
Free Little Bird---Lead Backup
Lesson 3: Bluegrass Lead---Melodic Breaks
Free Little Bird---Melodic Break
This Hammer's Too Heavy (in A)
Lesson 4: Bluegrass Lead---Improvised Breaks
Rhythm Changes (Tritone Substitution)
Anthromorphology
Criminal Satisfaction
Chord Substitution
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Straight)
Free Little Bird---Improvised Break
CHAPTER 6---WORKING UP THE NECK
Lesson 1: Moveable Major Scales
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
APPENDIX 3---CHORD FORMS
APPENDIX 4---HOW TO PRACTICE
"Home base" Technique; When and What
Organizing a Practice Session
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)
Key to the High School---Solo No. 3 (Major and Minor Pentatonic)
Pentatonic Scales
Spootiskerry Reel
The Blues Scale
The Whole-Tone Scale
The Chromatic Scale
Cumberland Gap
Buy a Metronome
CHAPTER 8---A TASTE OF SWING AND JAZZ MANDOLIN
Lesson 7: Kickoffs and Tags
CHAPTER 6---ROCK MANDOLIN
Lesson 1: Rock 'n' Roll Folk Strumming
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth
Lesson 2: Major Scale Harmony Review
Lesson 3: Double Stops---3rds
San Antonio Sunrise
Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms (Minor 3rd Substitution)
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Dim7 Substitution)
CHAPTER 4---CHORD/MELODY
Lesson 4: Double Stops---6ths
Mississippi Sawyer (Melody)
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists
Lesson 2: The Notes on the Fretboard
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth (Solo)
Lesson 6: Arpeggios---Augmented Triads and Seventh Chords
CHAPTER 5---SCALES AND MODES
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---GETTING STARTED
Lesson 1: Getting to Know Your Tools
Lesson 2: Arpeggiating Chords
The Long Forgotten Daze of My Youth (Arpeggio Chords)
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists (Arpeggio Chords)
Lesson 3: Rock Mandolin Improv
Mandohula Sunset
Lesson 5: Arpeggios---Major, Minor and Diminished Triads
Saturday Night at the Gulag Arpeggio
Creating a Chord/Melody
Mississippi Sawyer (Jethro Style)
PART TWO---MELODY
Lesson 4: Your First Chords
Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
Lesson 1: Moveable Dominant 7 Chords
Mode Characteristics and Fingerings
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
The Battle of the Elves, Dragons and Rock Vocalists (Solo)
APPENDIX 1---THE ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
Lesson 1: The Major Scale
Lesson 7: The Natural Minor Scale and the Relative Minor
Toulouse Lautrec
CHAPTER 7---BLUES AND BLUEGRASS IMPROV UP THE NECK
Generating the Modes from a Parent Scale
The Relative View
The Parallel View
Lesson 1: D Major Scale; Your First D Tune
Old Liza Jane
Lesson 2: Alternate Picking
Mandolin Jake (Chords and Rhythm)
Lesson 2: Brazilian-Style Lead Playing
Mandolin Jake (Melody)
Sign Says "Gone Noodling"
Lesson 5: Crosspicking
Turkey in the Straw (Crosspicking)
Soldier's Joy
Lesson 6: McReynolds-Style Rolls and Picking Patterns
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Raking Leaves No. 2
PART FOUR---PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
CHAPTER 8---IMPROVISATION
Raking Leaves No. 1
Raise a Glass for Pythagoras
CHAPTER 3---DEVELOPING TECHNIQUE
Lesson 2: The Grooves of New Orleans
5-Time Waltz
Bo Man Diddley Blues
Lesson 3: Reggae on the Mandolin
How A'You Gonna Play Dat Mando-Leen?
CHAPTER 10---A TASTE OF BRAZIL
Sillyfjord
CHAPTER 7---MELODIC RHYTHM
Soldier's Joy
Soldier's Joy---Waltz
Lesson 1: Building Speed and Agility
Lesson 2: Improving Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Lesson 3: Improving Tremolo
Air on the Side of Caution
Lesson 12: 1st and 2nd Endings
Marching off to Litchfield
Lesson 13: Refining Your Strumming
Boil Them Cabbage Down
Lesson 3: Connecting the Dots with Passing Tones
Soldier's Joy (Variation with Passing Tones)
Lesson 4: Drones and Shuffles
Mississippi Sawyer
Raking Leaves No. 3
Raking Leaves No. 4
Raking Leaves No. 5
Raking Leaves No. 6
Long Lonesome Road (Crosspicking)
CHAPTER 4---BETTER PICKING THROUGH FIDDLE TUNES
Lesson 1: How to Learn Folk Music
Lesson 2: Cut Time
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1---WARM-UPS
Exercises for the Left Hand
Working Fingers in Pairs
Lesson 5: A Tunes and Unison Doubles
Fire on the Mountain
Right-Hand Exercises
CHAPTER 9---FINDING MATERIAL FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Old Joe Clark
Lesson 6: The Modal Sound of the A Minor Pentatonic Scale
Cluck Old Hen (High)
Lesson 3: Sally Goodin
Sally Goodin (Standard Two-Part Version)
Sally Goodin Variation No. 1
Sally Goodin Variation No. 2
PART ONE---HARMONY
CHAPTER 2---IMPORTANT CHORDS
Extended Major Chords
Old French (Canada)
Simo Ligeri
WRAPPING UP---FINAL THOUGHTS AND SUGGESTIONS
Lesson 2: The 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 7: "Johnny Don't Get Drunk"
Blues Forms
Lesson 9: Sixteenth Notes; Tremolo
Greensleeves
CHAPTER 4---THE BLUES
Lesson 1: Basic Blues Theory
Chord Reference Charts
Finding Other Voicings
CHAPTER 3---CHORD PROGRESSIONS
Leather Britches
Lesson 6: "Seneca Square Dance"
Seneca Square Dance
Cluck Old Hen (Low)
Sally Goodin Variation No. 3
Extended Minor Chords
CHAPTER 3---FIDDLE-TUNE STYLE: THE ROOTS OF BLUEGRASS
Lesson 4: Slides
Lesson 1: Brazilian-Style Rhythm Playing
Soldier's Joy---Jig
8-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues
16-Bar Blues (1st Variation)
Lesson 3: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 4: Blues Rhythm
Blues Boogie in G
Lesson 5: Blues Improvisation with the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Johnny Don't Get Drunk
Lesson 8: A Rag in C Major
Orville and Lloyd's Rag
Lesson 9: Jigs
Lesson 6: Blues Improvisation with the G Blues Scale and Slides
Money in Both Pockets
16-Bar Blues (2nd Variation)
This Hammer's Too Heavy
Free Little Bird
Blues Grass Ramble
Louie's Got the Bluie and Yank's at the Bank
CHAPTER 5---BLUEGRASS
Lesson 1: Bluegrass Rhythm
Scatter the Mud
CHAPTER 5---BACK TO BLUEGRASS
Lesson 1: Improving Rhythm Playing
24-Bar Blues
12-Bar Blues in G
Almost Time
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Tritone Substitution)
Dark on the Drive Home
This Hammer's Still Too Heavy
Lesson 5: Bluegrass Blues in A
Bluegrass 12-Bar Blues in A
Bluegrass 12-Bar Blues in A (Lead Break)
Lesson 6: Bluegrass in a Minor Key