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