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