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Alfred's Basic Guitar Method 1 - Third Edition - Book Only

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Series: 

Alfred's Basic Guitar Library

Product Number: 00-33304

Format: Softcover

ISBN: 978-0-7390-4793-4

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 learn. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs! N 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 acoustic and electric guitars. Titles: Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home Country Roads * Over the Rainbow * Annie's Song * When the Saints Go Marching In. 64 pages

Contents:

The Parts of Your Guitar
How to Hold Your Guitar
The Right Hand
The Left Hand
How to Tune Your Guitar to a Keyboard
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 No. 1
Chord Study No. 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
Liebesträum
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 C 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 No. 1
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 2
Eighth Rest Exercise No. 3
Bill Bailey
La Bamba
Dotted Quarter Notes
Auld Lang Syne
Singin' in the Rain
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Certificate of Promotion

ISBN

978-0-7390-4793-4