Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 2

Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 2

Model: 16159 / 40946 UPC: 038081459509 ISBN: 9780739095713
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The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play

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. 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.

Book 2 features:
• New major and minor scales and keys
• Solos and duets including American, German, Irish, Italian, Mexican, and Scottish folk songs
• Power chords, double unisons, and palm muting
• Additional chords and strumming patterns
• How to transpose
• Triplets, swing rhythms, and blues soloing
• Accents and staccato (chop) articulations
• Photos and diagrams
• Songs include "The Entertainer," "Tarantella," "Greensleeves," and many others.

By Greg Horne
Item: 00-40946
UPC: 038081459509
ISBN 10: 0739095714
ISBN 13: 9780739095713


What You Should Know Before Starting This Book
Notes in 1st Position (Frets 1-6) Including Sharps and Flats
Basic Rhythms
Basic Chords
Reviewing Alternate Picking
Tuning with the CD
Playing in the Key of C Major
C Major Scale Review
The Primary Chords
The F Chord
The Wildwood Flower
Playing in the Key of G Major
G Major Scale Review
Backup Strumming in Waltz Time
Barbara Allen (Lower Octave)
Barbara Allen (Upper Octave)
Beginning Bluegrass, Part 1
Strumming the Backbeat
Cripple Creek
First and Second Endings
Name This Tune
Shortnin' Bread
Playing in the Key of E Minor
Relative Major/Relative Minor
The E Minor Scale
The E Minor Chord
Borrowing the Chords from the Relative Major
Alternate Picking in 6/8
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Playing in the Key of D Major
D Major Scale
The A Chord
Arkansas Traveler
Folk and Rock Strumming
The Syncopated Strum
D.C. Al Coda and Coda
Michael Row the Boat Ashore
Playing in the Key of A Major
A Major Scale
The E and E7 Chords
Scotland the Brave
Cielito Lindo (Duet)
Beginning Bluegrass, Part 2: Three-Finger G, C, and D Chords, and the Chop
The Bluegrass Chop and Staccato
Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
Preparing to Transpose: Analyze the Chords
Transpose to A Major Using Movable Chords
Take This Hammer (In G Major)
Take This Hammer (In A Major)
Playing in the Key of A Minor
The A Minor Scale
The A Minor and D Minor Chords
I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Playing in the Key of F Major
F Major Scale Review
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
The Bb, C7, and G Minor Chords
Du, Du Liegst Mir Im Herzen
Playing in the Key of D Minor
The D Minor Scale
Chords in D Minor
Greensleeves (Duet)
Getting the Blues, Part 1: Strumming Chords
12-Bar Blues in G
Making It All Sevenths
Lucky Seven Blues
Making It Swing
Straight Eighths
Triplet Eighths
Swing Eighths
Shuffling the Deck
Getting the Blues, Part 2: Rhythm and Riffs
Uptown Downtown Shuffle
Getting the Blues, Part 3: Playing Lead and Improvising
G Minor Pentatonic Scale
Burnin' Through the Blues
Rocking Out Part 1: The G5, C5, D5, and E5 Power Chords
New Technique: Palm Muting
Fifth Street Chugalug
Rocking Out Part 2: Playing Lead with Sixteenth Notes
Tips for Building Speed
Fifth Street Chugalug Solo
Playing Notes with Your 4th Finger
3rd and 4th Finger Exercise
4th Finger Unison Double
Billy in the Lowground
D.S. Al Fine
William Tell Overture
Minuet in G Minor (Duet)
The Dotted Eighth & Sixteenth Note Rhythm
Hava Nagila
Playing Chromatically
Duet: The Entertainer (Duet)
The Four Finger G Chord
More Moveable Chord Fingerings (E, E7, A, A7, D, D7)
Blue Hound Dog Drag
The Movable A Minor Fingering
Sailor's Hornpipe


  • Model: 16159 / 40946
  • Manufactured by: Alfred
  • Condition: New
  • UPC: 038081459509
  • ISBN: 9780739095713
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