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Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Complete

Alfred's Basic Guitar Method, Complete (Third Edition). For guitar. This edition: Revised. Guitar Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Alfred's Basic Guitar Library. Instructional, Method and Play Along. Instructional book and examples/accompaniment CDs. Standard guitar notation (no tab), instructional text, instructional photos, illustrations, guitar chord diagrams and chord names. 152 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.28383).

ISBN 0739048937. With standard guitar notation (no tab), instructional text, instructional photos, illustrations, guitar chord diagrams and chord names. Instructional, Method and Play Along. 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! 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. This book combines all of the essential instructional material from Books 1, 2 and 3 of Alfred's Basic Guitar Method and is a complete course. Written in standard notation, it guides guitarists through the basics of playing the guitar using rock, blues, country and folk music. In addition, techniques such as bending, sliding, hammer-on and pull-off are included. CD comes with book.

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.

  • BOOK ONE 
  • 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 
  • BOOK TWO 
  • Guitar Fingerboard Chart 
  • Key of C Major 
  • Accompaniment in C Major 
  • Rakes of Mallow 
  • Home on the Range 
  • Tunes That Teach Technic No. 1 
  • Variation on Little Brown Jug 
  • Variation on Jim Crack Corn 
  • Bass Solos with Chord Accompaniment 
  • Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis 
  • Key of G Major 
  • Tiritomba 
  • The Old Chisolm Trail (duet) 
  • Ain't Gonna Rain (duet) 
  • This Land is Your Land (duet) 
  • Tunes That Teach Technic No. 2 
  • Margarita 
  • Shortnin' Bread 
  • Red River Valley (duet) 
  • America (duet) 
  • Syncopation 
  • The Entertainer (duet) 
  • Key of A Minor 
  • Accompaniment in A Minor 
  • Waves of the Danube 
  • 6/8 Time 
  • Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes 
  • The Eyes of Texas 
  • Tunes That Teach Technic No. 3 
  • For He's a Jolly Good Fellow 
  • Funiculi, Funiculi 
  • The Irish Washerwoman 
  • Bass-Chord Accompaniment: Key of C 
  • Bass-Chord-Chord-Chord 
  • Bass-Chord-Bass-Chord 
  • Bass-Chord Variation 
  • Oh! Susanna 
  • Key of D Major 
  • Accompaniment in D Major 
  • Tunes That Teach Technic No. 4 
  • Two Etudes in D 
  • Joy to the World 
  • Marines' Hymn 
  • The Dotted 8th & 16th Note Rhythm 
  • Toreador Song (from Carmen) 
  • Straight Jig 
  • Put Your Little Foot 
  • Boogie Blues 
  • Careless Love (duet) 
  • Alternating Bass Notes 
  • I Ride an Old Paint 
  • Alternating Bass Notes in the Key of G 
  • Accompaniment in G Major 
  • Hand Me Down My Walking Cane (duet) 
  • Triplets 
  • Triumphal March (from Aida) 
  • Beautiful Dreamer 
  • Sweet Genevieve 
  • O Marie 
  • Key of E Minor 
  • Accompaniment in E Minor 
  • Etude in E Minor 
  • Joshua Fit the Battle 
  • Key of F Major 
  • Accompaniment in F Major 
  • When the Work's All Done This Fall 
  • Alphabet Song (Theme and Variations) 
  • Alternating Bass Notes in the Key of F 
  • Oh, My Darling Clementine 
  • Shave and a Haircut 
  • Alexander's Ragtime Band (solo or duet) 
  • St. Louis Blues (duet) 
  • Guitar Boogie 
  • BOOK THREE 
  • Chord Exercises 
  • Sixteenth Notes 
  • Mixin' It Up 
  • The Happy Sailor 
  • Variations on a Square Dance Tune 
  • Etude in D 
  • Arpeggios 
  • East Side, West Side 
  • The Man on the Flying Trapeze 
  • Scarborough Fair (duet) 
  • The Doo-Wop Ballad 
  • My Angel Baby (duet) 
  • Key of A Major 
  • Tunes That Teach Technic No. 5 
  • Scale Etude in A Major 
  • Arpeggio Etude 
  • Hard, Ain't It Hard 
  • Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here 
  • Sixteenth Note Studies in A Major 
  • Hammer-ons 
  • John Hardy 
  • Old Blue 
  • Calypso 
  • Hey Lolly Lolly 
  • The Sloop "John B." 
  • Key of D Minor 
  • Sicilian Tarantella 
  • Sixteenth Notes and 6/8 Time 
  • The House of the Rising Sun (duet) 
  • Key of E Major 
  • Finger Exercise in E 
  • The Blue Tail Fly 
  • Using Passing Notes in the Bass 
  • Diminished 7th Chords 
  • You Tell Me Your Dream 
  • Pull-offs 
  • Country Dance 
  • Blues in A 
  • The Polka (duet) 
  • Grace Notes 
  • Amazing Grace Notes 
  • Colonel Bogey 
  • Augmented Chords 
  • Slides 
  • Slidin' Around (duet) 
  • Tunes That Teach Technic No. 6 
  • Devil's Dream Hornpipe 
  • Our Katie 
  • Abide with Me (duet) 
  • Beguine 
  • Guitarra Romana (duet) 
  • Bends 
  • Bending the Blues 
  • Pistol Pete 
  • Counterpoint 
  • Simple Melody (trio) 
  • Tunes That Teach Technic No. 7 
  • Onyx Club Hop 
  • Just Lopin' Along 
  • Jingle for a Sunny Day 
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