Alfred's Basic Ukulele Method 1

Alfred's Basic Ukulele Method 1
The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play

By Ron Manus and L. C. Harnsberger Ukulele Book, CD & DVD Level: Beginner Item: 00-36341

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Alfred's Basic Ukulele Method 1 features clear, well-paced instruction that makes learning the ukulele easy and fun. This book covers all the necessities, including how to hold your ukulele, tuning your ukulele, right- and left-hand techniques, the basics of reading music, chords, and strumming patterns, songs, and how to read TAB. A CD and DVD are included so you can see and hear every technique and song. Titles: Aloha Oe * The Sloop John B. * Over the Rainbow * and many others.

Sample Pages


Selecting Your Ukulele
The Parts of Your Ukulele
How to Hold Your Ukulele
The Right Hand: Strumming the Strings
Using Your Left Hand
How to Tune Your Ukulele
Getting Acquainted with Music
Reading Tab
The First String A
Playing with A, B, C
Extra Credit
Sound Off: How to Count Time
Repeat Signs
1st String Blues
The Second String E
Jammin' on Two Strings
Hot Cross Buns
Blues in C
Rockin' Uke
The Third String C
Jammin' on Three Strings
JIngle Bells
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Introducing B-Flat
Aura Lee
Three-String Boogie
Tempo Signs
Quarter Rest
Three-Tempo Rockin' Uke
The C7 Chord
The F Chord
Good Night Ladies
Key Signatures
Down in the Valley
Ode to Joy
The C Chord
Incomplete Measures
A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Tom Dooley
Eighth Notes
Jammin' with Eighth Notes
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Dotted Quarter Notes
Cockles and Mussels
The G7 Chord
Aloha 'Oe
When the Saints Go Marching In
Love Somebody
The Streets of Laredo
The Down-And-Up Stroke
The Fermata
Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
Frankie and Johnny
The Dotted 8th and 16th Note Rhythm
Blues Strum
Careless Love
The G Chord
The D7 Chord
Introducing F-Sharp
Little Brown Jug
Bluegrass Strum
D.C. Al Fine
Gimme That Old-Time Religion
Calypso Strum
Mary Ann
The Sloop John B
Over the Rainbow
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Additional Information

Series: Alfred's Basic Ukulele Library
Author: Ron Manus, L. C. Harnsberger
Instrument: Ukulele
Format: Book, CD & DVD
Page Count: 64
Item Number: 00-36341
ISBN 10: 0-7390-7353-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-7353-7
UPC: 038081402741

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