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Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Book 1 (Book and DVD)

Third Edition

By Morton Manus

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Guitar - Beginner
Third Edition. This edition: 3rd. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Alfred's Basic Guitar Library. Instructional and Method. Instructional book and instructional video: DVD. With standard guitar notation (no tab), note names, instructional photos, instructional text, illustrations and guitar chord diagrams. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.28374).

Item Number: AP.28374

ISBN 0739048880. 9x12 inches.

Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. This updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier to read and quicker to learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock music styles, plus more pop songs! New DVDs with iPod-compatible video have been added for the visual learner, and correlating theory, chord, and pop books ensure that you'll get everything you need from one complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method-the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students. Book 1 covers how to hold your guitar, tuning your guitar, basics of reading music, notes on all six strings, chords, scales and songs, bass-chord accompaniments, duets, photos and diagrams, and use with acoustic or electric guitars.

About Alfred's Basic Guitar Library

Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over five million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. The updated and expanded edition features a new layout, making it easier than ever to read and learn. The method features blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, and now includes pop songs! Companion enhanced CDs and DVDs are available, along with correlating theory, chord, and pop books, to ensure you're getting everything you need from one single, complete method. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Method -- the first and best choice for today's beginning guitar students.

  • The Parts of Your Guitar 
  • How to Hold Your Guitar 
  • The Right Hand 
  • The Left Hand 
  • How to Tune Your Guitar 
  • Getting Acquainted with Music 
  • The First String E 
  • Playing with E, F, G 
  • More 
  • Still More 
  • No More 
  • Sound-Off: How to Count Time 
  • The Second String B 
  • Two-String Rock 
  • Merry-Go Round 
  • Beautiful Brown Eyes 
  • Guitar Rock 
  • Jingle Bells 
  • Alouette 
  • The Third String G 
  • Au clair de la lune 
  • Three-String Rock 
  • Largo 
  • Back to the '50s 
  • Repeat Signs 
  • Aura Lee 
  • Introducing Chords 
  • Chord Study Nos. 1 & 2 
  • Three String C Chord 
  • Ode to Joy 
  • Quarter Rest 
  • Rock 'n' Rhythm 
  • Three String G7 Chord 
  • Two-Chord Rock 
  • Love Somebody 
  • Three-String G Chord 
  • Rockin' with G & C 
  • Down in the Valley 
  • Oh, Susanna 
  • The Fourth String D 
  • Old MacDonald Had a Farm 
  • Hold Sign (Fermata) 
  • Reuben, Reuben 
  • Common Time 
  • G Whiz 
  • Bohemian Folk Song 
  • Good Night, Ladies 
  • Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two) 
  • Four-String G & G7 Chords 
  • Laughing Polka 
  • The Fifth String A 
  • Volga Boatmen 
  • Peter Gray 
  • Low-Down Rock 
  • Liebestraum 
  • Boogie Style 
  • Introducing High A 
  • Rockin' in Dorian Mode 
  • The Riddle Song 
  • Incomplete Measures 
  • A-tisket, A-tasket 
  • The Yellow Rose of Texas 
  • The Sixth String E 
  • Down Low 
  • Bottom to Top 
  • Tempo Signs 
  • Three-Tempo Rock 
  • The Blue Danube Waltz 
  • Bass-Chord Accompaniment 
  • Can-Can (duet) 
  • Dynamics 
  • Echo Waltz 
  • Signs of Silence 
  • The Desert Song (Study in Counting) 
  • Echo Rock 
  • She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain 
  • Four String Chord 
  • Ties 
  • When the Saints Go Marching In (duet or trio) 
  • More Bass-Chord Accompaniments 
  • Chiapanecas 
  • Eighth Notes 
  • Happy Birthday to You 
  • Eighth-Note Bounce 
  • Walkin' Bass Rock 
  • More Dynamic Signs 
  • Pachelbel's Canon 
  • Annie's Song 
  • Sharps, Flats, and Naturals 
  • The Chromatic Scale 
  • Chromatic Rock 
  • My Melancholy Baby 
  • Over the Rainbow 
  • Four-String D7 Chord 
  • Four-Beat Blues 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Rockin' the Bach 
  • Buffalo Gals 
  • The Major Scale 
  • Key Signatures 
  • Eighth Rests 
  • Eighth Rest Exercise Nos. 1-3 
  • Bill Bailey 
  • La Bamba 
  • Dotted Quarter Notes 
  • Auld Lang Syne 
  • Singin' in the Rain 
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads 
  • Certificate of Promotion 
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