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