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