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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 For Dummies

Author: Don Julin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119943976
Release Date: 2012-08-03
Genre: Music

The fun and easy way to learn to play the mandolin The newest addition to the highly successful Dummies instrument-instruction line, Mandolin For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction on learning to play the mandolin. Following the time-tested Dummies format, Mandolin For Dummies provides a level of content and instruction greater than anything currently available. Mandolin For Dummies breaks down the fundamentals of this instrument and provides the resources you need to practice and improve your ability over time. Packed with individualized instruction on key mandolin-friendly musical styles, including Irish and Celtic, "old time" American music, blues, bluegrass, swing, and jazz Files available via download provide audio tracks from the book and exercises so you can play along and build your skills -- almost 2 hours of music! Clear and useful photos and diagrams ensure you fret, strum, and pick with precision Includes a mandolin buying guide to help ensure you make the right purchases Tips on restringing mandolins and other DIY care and maintenance topics If you're an aspiring mandolin player, don't fret! Mandolin For Dummies has you covered.

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.

The Blues and Beyond

Author: Robben (COP) Ford
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
ISBN: 0757902782
Release Date: 2000-08-01
Genre: Music

Two great Robben Ford videos packaged as a set. In Playin' the Blues, Robben teaches favorite blues scales and phrases. He also reveals his unique fingerings for string bending and vibrato. Included are chord voicings, rhythm guitar ideas, and some great 12-bar solos featuring many of Robben's classic blues guitar phrases. (60 min.) In The Blues and Beyond, Robben reveals his advanced concepts for improvising and comping. He demonstrates how he plays over chord changes including altered and chord substitutions. He also discusses phrasing and playing "outside" using pentatonic, diminished and melodic minor scales. The accompanying booklet has examples in music and tab. (75 min.)

Teach Yourself to Play Piano

Author: Willard A. Palmer
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0882846744
Release Date: 1991-01-01
Genre: Music

You can now teach yourself to play the piano, even though you have never taken a lesson. Teach yourself to play the piano and progress at your own pace! Covers the basic fundamentals of piano playing in a concise and logical fashion. Its appealing music will encourage you to play every day. Features: Rhythms made simple; How to form the most important chords; Finger aerobics help to make playing easier; Techniques of playing with feeling and expression; Step-by-step approach to learning the entire keyboard; Letter-notes provide and easy introduction to reading music. The Enhanced CD for this book contains great audio accompaniments you can play on your stereo and doubles as an interactive and fun multimedia learning tool that works on any Windows-compatible PC. The song player shows you exactly how each song should be played, lets you customize the audio levels, adjust playback tempo, and even record your own performance! CD-ROM is for Windows & Macintosh.

The Rhythm Bible

Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739026771
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Music

Whether you're a student or professional, a jazz player, rocker, or salsa enthusiast, performing today's music can be challenging. Developed by the author during a lifetime spent as an arranger and performer, this unique, well-planned book, trains musicians to understand and perform the most complex rhythms at sight. It contains well over 1,000 examples of rhythmic figures common in jazz, rock, Latin, blues, funk and other styles. The CD demonstrates rhythms from throughout the book performed in a variety of feels.

Song Sheets to Software

Author: Elizabeth C. Axford
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810850273
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Music

This second edition of Song Sheets to Software includes completely revised and updated listings of music software, instructional media, and music-related Internet Web sites of use to all musicians, whether hobbyist or professional. This book is a particularly valuable resource for the private studio and classroom music teacher.