Alfred s Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin

Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457408267
Release Date: 2005-05-03
Genre: Music

Learn to play mandolin and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about the history of the mandolin, its components, picks, how to tune it, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your ever-growing knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will learn important mandolin techniques such as tremolo, cross picking, and more. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the mandolin, know how to read music, and play with a musical group in many different styles, including folk, blues, country, and even pop. The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons: * Mandolin accompaniments * Mandolin chord dictionary * Mandolin fingering chart Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.

Alfred s Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin Complete Starter Pack

Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 1470616653
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre: Music

From Alfred Music, the worldwide leader in music education products since 1922, comes Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin, Complete Starter Pack! This complete starter pack includes a high-quality full-size Firebrand(tm) mandolin, deluxe accessories including a custom-fit gig bag carrying case, strap, clip-on portable tuner with batteries included, set of five picks, and Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin (Book, CD, and DVD with TNT 2 software for Mac and PC), the best-selling multimedia instruction series for beginners of all ages! High-quality Firebrand(tm) mandolin features: * Spruce top with mahogany back and sides for a full, rich tone * Die-cast, chrome tuning machines * Light-gauge steel strings make playing easier * Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard

Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin

Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739002864
Release Date: 1996-06-01
Genre: Music

This book teaches you how to play the mandolin with an easy-to-follow approach that will have you playing instantly. Different strumming techniques help you play in any style including folk, bules, pop and country. Great songs like La Bamba, Greensleves, and When the Saints Go Marching In and many more are included with lyrics. Upon completion of thie book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the mandolin, play with a musical group in many different styles and know how to read music.

Teach Yourself to Play Dobro

Author: Joe Stoebenau
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739033247
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Genre: Music

Created for beginners with no prior musical training, this book with CD starts out by explaining the parts of the instrument, its history, how it works, and how it's tuned. It continues by teaching alternate picking, rolls, and other right-hand techniques, along with slide techniques including bar slants, palm harmonics and cascade harmonics. Lots of classic tunes in authentic Dobro styles are included as well as step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Examples are provided in both standard music notation and TAB.

Alfred s Basic Mandolin Method 1

Author: Ron Manus
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN: 1470618788
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Music

The quickest, easiest, most enjoyable method for learning to play the mandolin. Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method is one of the many new additions to the Alfred's Basic family of methods, featuring clear, well-paced instruction for beginning mandolin students. Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method has been updated, revised, and improved. Now, students can enjoy a DVD with video instruction by Jared Meeker who demonstrates all of the examples and makes techniques and concepts easy to understand. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method---the best choice for today's beginning mandolin students. Features: * How to hold your mandolin * Tuning your mandolin * Right- and left-hand techniques * Basics of reading music * Chords and strum patterns * Playing tremolo and drones * How to read TAB * Photos and diagrams * Songs include "Aura Lee," "Tom Dooley," "The Irish Washerwoman," "Over the Rainbow," and many others * Great-sounding performances on the CD and DVD performed by expert instructor Jared Meeker. * Available DVD features TNT 2 software Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar.

Alfred s Teach Yourself to Play Accordion

Author: Miriam Davidson
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739038346
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Music

Filled with fun musical examples in a variety of styles, this book is perfect for absolute beginners and for experienced players who need a review! Teaches technique for both right and left hand, and features clear, easy-to-understand lessons and music theory in standard notation. Complete button chart included.

Left Handed Mandolin Chord Chart

Author: William Bay
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 0786683252
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Music

An extremely handy chord reference guide, specifically for the mandolin, showing basic major and minor chords in all keys. Relative minor chord relationships are also shown. A unique additional feature of this premium chart is the inclusion of a mandolin fingerboard diagram. This diagram is appropriate not only for the beginner, but also as quick and ready reference for the more advanced player. A must for the left-handed mandolin enthusiast!

Mandolin Chord Book

Author: James Major
Publisher: Wise Publications
ISBN: 9781783231133
Release Date: 1997-11-03
Genre: Music

This useful chord book, developed for mandolin players, features clear, readable chord diagrams. The diagrams are grouped by key for easy reference. No page flipping needed!

Beginning Mandolin

Author: Greg Horne
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739037323
Release Date: 2005-04-01
Genre: Music

Comprehensive instruction for the serious mandolinist. One of America's leading schools for contemporary music-The National Guitar Workshop-teaches you the concepts, techniques and theory you need to become a virtuoso performer. 96 pages each.

Mandolin Chord Finder

Author: Chad Johnson
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495031694
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Music

(Fretted). Learn to play chords on the mandolin with this comprehensive, yet easy-to-use book. The Hal Leonard Mandolin Chord Finder contains over 1,000 chord diagrams for the most important 28 chord types, including three voicings for each chord. Also includes a lesson on chord construction, and a fingerboard chart of the mandolin neck!

Bluegrass Mandolin Basics

Author: Dennis Caplinger
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0769285414
Release Date: 2005-06-01
Genre: Music

Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis Caplinger guides you through developing great backup parts and playing all over the neck. You'll study over 20 classic bluegrass standards and you'll learn how to play them in several different styles. All books in the Ultimate Beginner Bluegrass Basics Series are fully correlated with each other. This is the ideal method for the family that wants to play music together!

Alfred s Teach Yourself to Play Banjo

Author: Morty Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457409887
Release Date:
Genre: Music

Learn to play banjo and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about the history of the banjo, its components, how to hold and tune it, caring for your very own instrument, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will learn important banjo techniques such as the hammer-on, pull-off, and more. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the banjo, read music, play over a dozen different strums and perform with a musical group. The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons: * Chords in G & C tuning * Fingering charts. Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.

Mandolin for Beginners

Author: Jim Dalton
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739010980
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Music

This book teaches everything you need to know to get started playing the mandolin. Beginning with how to hold and tune the instrument, read tablature and do some basic strumming, you'll be guided all the way to reading music, developing tremolo technique and improvising. With pieces in styles ranging from folk and old Italian gondolier music to the blues and rock 'n' roll, this book is the start you need to go in any direction you like with your mandolin. The CD includes exercises.

Mandolin Primer

Author: Bert Casey
Publisher: Watch & Learn
ISBN: 1893907333
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Music

Presents techniques and exercises to play the mandolin to beginning players.