Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Banjo, Complete Pack

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Banjo, Complete Pack
Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!

By Morty Manus and Ron Manus Book, CD, DVD, Banjo & Accessories Item: 00-42836

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Product Details


From Alfred Music, the worldwide leader in music education products since 1922, comes Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Banjo, Complete Starter Pack! This complete starter pack includes a high-quality full-size Firebrand™ five-string banjo, deluxe accessories including a custom-fit gig bag carrying case, strap, clip-on portable tuner with batteries included, fingerpicks, and Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Banjo (Book, CD, and DVD with TNT 2 Software for Mac and PC), the best-selling multimedia instruction series for beginners of all ages!

High-quality Firebrand™ five-string banjo features:
* Mylar resonating head
* Die-cast, chrome tuning machines
* Light-gauge steel strings make playing easier
* Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard
* Enhanced steel-body construction

Sample Pages



Getting Started
A Short History of the Banjo
The Five-String Banjo
The Hands
Tightening the Head
Holding the Banjo
Tuning Your Banjo
Tuning to a Piano or Other Keyboard
Tuning to a Pitch Pipe
Tuning to a Tuning Fork
Tuning by Ear
Using an Electronic Tuner
Caring for Your Banjo
Buying a Used Banjo
Starting to Play Chords
Playing the G Chord
Playing the D7 Chord
Getting Acquainted with Music
Mini Music Lesson: Ties
Down in the Valley
Mini Music Lesson: Eighth Notes & Rests
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Mini Music Lesson: Pickup Measure, Dotted Quarter Note
Cockles and Mussels
Strum No. 1
Mini Music Lesson: D.C. al Fine
Tom Dooley
Strum No. 2
Old Paint
The C Major Chord
When the Saints Go Marching In
On Top of Old Smokey
Oh! Susanna
Strum No. 3
Strum No. 4
Worried Man Blues
The G7 Chord
Jesse James
She'll be Comin' Round the Mountain
Red River Valley
Strum No. 5
Skip to My Lou
Strum No. 5 (continued)
Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane
This Land Is Your Land
Mini Music Lesson: The Arpeggio
Strum No. 6
The A7 Chord
Aura Lea
Strum No. 7
The Cowboy's Dream
Strum No. 8
New River Train
Strum No. 9
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
Melody Playing
Goodnight Ladies
My Home's Across the Smoky Mountains
Lolly Too Dum
Mini Music Lesson: Hammering-On
Come and Go with Me
Mini Music Lesson: Pulling-Off
Cotton Eyed Joe
Strum No. 8b
The Old Gray Mare
Bluegrass Roll No. 1
Black Eyed Susie
Bluegrass Roll No. 1a
Old Joe Clark
Bluegrass Roll No. 2
Little Maggie
Mini Music Lesson: C Tuning
The Wabash Cannonball
Home on the Range
Strum No. 10
Mini Music Lesson: Transposition
The Capo
What to Do About the 5th String
Chords in G Tuning
Chords in C Tuning
Fingering Charts

Additional Information

Series: Teach Yourself Series
Author: Morty Manus, Ron Manus
Instrument: Banjo
Version: Book, CD, DVD, Banjo & Accessories
Format: Starter Pack
Item Number: 00-42836
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1637-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1637-3
UPC: 038081485256

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