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Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1

The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play

By Ron Manus and L. C. Harnsberger

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Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1 (The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play). Composed by Ron Manus and L. C. Harnsberger. For Other Fretted. Book; Mandolin Method or Supplement; Method/Instruction. Alfred's Basic Mandolin Library. Beginner. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.38918).

ISBN 073908612X.

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.

  • Courses and Strings 
  • Caring for Your Mandolin 
  • Strumming with a Pick 
  • Picking Individual Notes 
  • The Left Hand 
  • Hand Position 
  • Placing a Finger on a String 
  • Tuning with the CD 
  • Tuning without the CD 
  • The Staff 
  • Measures 
  • Clefs 
  • Reading TAB 
  • chord diagrams 
  • The First String E 
  • Playing with E, F, G 
  • Extra Credit 
  • 4 Kinds of Notes 
  • Time Signatures 
  • Repeat Signs 
  • Blues In C 
  • Jammin' on Two Strings 
  • Hot Cross Buns 
  • Blues In F 
  • Rockin' Mandolin 
  • Old MacDonald Had a Farm 
  • Largo 
  • Jingle Bells  
  • Beautiful Brown Eyes 
  • Introducing High A 
  • Rockin' in Dorian Mode 
  • My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean 
  • Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes 
  • Four-String Rock 
  • Aura Lee 
  • Au Clair de la Lune 
  • The Wearing o' the Green 
  • Tempo Signs 
  • Quarter Rest 
  • Three-Tempo Rockin' Mandolin 
  • Introducing Chords 
  • Two-Note Exercise 
  • Three-Note Exercise 
  • Four-Note Exercise 
  • The C chord 
  • Ode to Joy 
  • The Riddle Song 
  • The G7 chord 
  • Two-Chord Waltz 
  • Love Somebody 
  • The G chord 
  • Three-Chord Stomp 
  • Incomplete Measures 
  • A-Tisket, A-Tasket 
  • Ties 
  • Tom Dooley 
  • Eighth Notes 
  • Jammin' with Eighth Notes 
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhody 
  • Dotted Quarter Notes 
  • Preparatory Drill 
  • Auld Lang Syne  
  • Clementine 
  • Sharps, Flats, and Naturals 
  • The Chromatic Scale 
  • My Melancholy Baby 
  • The D chord 
  • The D7 Chord 
  • Bach Minuet 
  • Buffalo Gals 
  • Dynamics 
  • Echo Waltz 
  • Eighth Rests 
  • Eighth Rest Exercise No. 1 
  • Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2 
  • Bill Bailey 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Sixteenth Notes 
  • Drunken Sailor 
  • The Tremolo 
  • Shenandoah 
  • The Major Scale 
  • Key Signatures 
  • The Key of C Major 
  • The Key of G Major 
  • The Key of F Major 
  • Accidentals 
  • She'll be Comin' Round the Mountain 
  • The Streets Of Laredo 
  • 6/8 Time 
  • The Irish Washerwoman 
  • The A7 Chord 
  • Over The Rainbow 
  • Certificate of Promotion 

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The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play

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The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play

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