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