Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin, Complete Pack

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

By Dan Fox Book, CD, DVD, Full-Size Firebrand™ Mandolin and Deluxe Accessories Including a Custom-Fit Gig Bag Carrying Case, Strap, Clip-On Portable Tuner with Batteries Included, and a Set of Five Picks Item: 00-42870

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From Alfred Music, the worldwide leader in music education products since 1922, comes Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin, Complete Starter Pack! This complete starter pack includes a high-quality full-size Firebrand™ mandolin, deluxe accessories including a custom-fit gig bag carrying case, strap, clip-on portable tuner with batteries included, set of five picks, and Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin (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™ mandolin features:
* Spruce top with mahogany back and sides for a full, rich tone
* Die-cast, chrome tuning machines
* Light-gauge steel strings make playing easier
* Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard


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Contents

Title
Getting Started
A Short History of the Mandolin
The Mandolin
Picks
Tuning Your Mandolin
Starting to Play
Getting Acquainted with Music
Naming the Notes & Rhythm
Naming the Notes on the 2nd String
Playing the Notes on the 2nd String
Mini Music Lesson: Time Signatures
Naming the Notes on the 3rd String
Playing the Notes on the 3rd String
Just for Fun
Merrily We Roll Along
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Jingle Bells
Mini Music Lesson: Rests
Naming the Notes on the 1st String
Playing the Notes on the 1st String
Rocky Country
Naming the Notes on the 4th String
Playing the Notes on the 4th String
Mini Music Lesson: Pickups
Mini Music Lesson: The Tie
When the Saints Go Marching In; Down in the Valley
Mini Music Lesson: The Fermata
Reuben, Reuben; The Yellow Rose of Texas; Veni sul Mar (Come to the Sea); Ah! Marie
Mini Music Lesson: Eighth Notes
Exercises Using Eighth Notes
Just for Fun
Buffalo Gals; Canon
Can-Can; Wildwood Flower
Mini Music Lesson: The Sharp
Rockin' the Bach
Old Joe Clarke; Little Brown Jug
Mini Music Lesson: The Flat
My Melancholy Baby
Mini Music Lesson: Tremolo
O Sole Mio
Mini Music Lesson: Three Major Scales
Mini Music Lesson: Key Signatures
Scale Studies
Three Tunes in Three Keys
Rakes of Mallow; Tiritomba; Ain't Gonna Rain
Mini Music Lesson: Dynamics
Exercise on Dynamics; Sippin' Cider Through a Straw
Mini Music Lesson: Dotted Quarter Notes
All Through the Night
Oh Susanna!; America
Mini Music Lesson: Chords
Three-Note Chords in the Key of G; Plaisir D'amour Ode to Joy
Mini Music Lesson: Tempo
Polovetsian Dance No. 2; Hymn of St. Francis
Key Signatures with Flats
Two Songs in Two Keys: Melodie in F; Lolly Too-Dum
Mini Music Lesson: Eighth Rests
Opening Theme of the 5th Symphony
La Bamba
Mini Music Lesson: 6/8 Time
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes; Un Canadien Errant
The Farmer in the Dell; The Irish Washerwoma
Mini Music Lesson: 16th Notes
The Drunken Sailor; Cripple Creek; Old Aunt Jenny
Mini Music Lesson: The Dotted Eighth & 16th Note Rhythm
Toreador Song
Straight Jig; Put Your Little Foot; Boogie Blues
Mini Music Lesson: The Dotted Eighth & 16th Note Rhythm (continued)
Greensleeves; St. Patrick's Day
Crosspicking
Soldier's Joy; Cincinnati Hornpipe
Mini Music Lesson: The Eighth Note Triplet
Amazing Grace; Shave and a Haircut
Mini Music Lesson: 1st and 2nd Endings
Serenade
Tremolo Study No. 2; Fascination
Other Time Signatures (3/8 and 9/8)
Old Rosin the Bow; Beautiful Dreamer
The Key of D Minor; Scale Study in D Minor; Torna a Surriento
Mini Music Lesson: Common Time and Cut Time
The Stars and Stripes Forever
Chords
Mandolin Accompaniments
Mandolin Chord Dictionary
Mandolin Fingering Chart

Additional Information

Series: Teach Yourself Series
Author: Dan Fox
Instrument: Mandolin
Version: Book, CD, DVD, Full-Size Firebrand™ Mandolin and Deluxe Accessories Including a Custom-Fit Gig Bag Carrying Case, Strap, Clip-On Portable Tuner with Batteries Included, and a Set of Five Picks
Format: Starter Pack
Item Number: 00-42870
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1665-3
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1665-6
UPC: 038081486406

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