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