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