Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1 (The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play). By Ron Manus & L. C. Harnsberger. For Other Fretted. Book; CD; Mandolin Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Alfred's Basic Method. Beginner. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.38919).
Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1 features clear, well-paced instruction that makes learning the mandolin easy and fun. This book covers all the basics, including how to hold your mandolin, tuning your mandolin, right- and left-hand techniques, reading music, chords, strumming patterns, songs, and how to read TAB. The CD includes demonstrations of songs and examples.