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