Alfred's Basic 5-String Banjo Method 1

Alfred's Basic 5-String Banjo Method 1

Alfred's Basic 5-String Banjo Method 1

by Dan Fox, Dick Weissman

Book/CD set. A quick, easy, enjoyable method for learning to play banjo. Clear, well-paced instruction. Book 1 features: holding the banjo, tuning, right- and left-hand techniques, tab, chords & strum patterns, more. Tab. 64 pp.

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$13.59

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Contents:

  • The Parts of Your Banjo
  • Choosing a Banjo
  • How to Hold Your Banjo
  • Setting Up Your Banjo
  • How to Tune Your Banjo
  • The Left Hand
  • The Right Hand
  • Getting Acquainted with Tablature
  • Sound-Off: How to Count Time
  • Quarter Notes and Eighth Notes
  • Time Signatures
  • Right-Hand Picking
  • Position of the Right Hand When Playing
  • Different Ways to Pick the Strings with the Right Hand
  • Open-String Exercise
  • Open-String Sequence
  • The D7 Chord
  • Changing Chords
  • Chord Exercise
  • More Chord Exercises
  • Train on the Island
  • Introducing the Pinch
  • Pinch Variations
  • Three-Finger Pinch
  • Tom Dooley
  • Earl Scruggs and the Roll
  • The Forward Roll
  • Introducing the Accent
  • Rhythm
  • Right-Hand Position
  • Tom Dooley (Version 2)
  • Forward Roll Variations
  • Other Songs
  • The C Chord
  • The Roving Gambler
  • The Backward Roll
  • The Roving Gambler (Version 2)
  • The Forward-Backward Roll (Thumb Leads)
  • Introducing the Pickup
  • Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
  • Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad (Version 2)
  • Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad (Version 3)
  • The Hammer-On
  • Hammer-Ons with the C Chord
  • Hammer-Ons with the G Chord
  • Hawthorne Hammers
  • The Capo
  • The F and G7 Chords
  • About Capo Notation
  • Red River Valley
  • Red River Valley (Solo)
  • The Key of D
  • Hard, Ain't It Hard
  • Hard, Ain't It Hard (Version 2)
  • The E Minor Chord
  • Red Apple Juice
  • The E Minor Chord with a Hammer-On
  • Red Apple Juice (Version 2)
  • The D Chord
  • Feelin' Lonesome
  • The Alternate F Chord
  • Little Maggie
  • Little Maggie Solo Variations
  • Chords and Chords
  • 3/4 Time
  • 3/4 Pinch
  • Playing the Strings Individually
  • Variations
  • Introduction to "Down in the Valley"
  • Down in the Valley
  • Down in the Valley (Version 2)
  • Backup Playing
  • Alternate Chords
  • Backup Patterns
  • Backup Pattern 1
  • Backup Pattern 2
  • Slides
  • Bending the Strings
  • C Tuning
  • Careless Love
  • Careless Love (Solo)
  • Appendix
  • Chord Diagrams for Banjo in G Tuning
  • Chord Diagrams for Banjo in C Tuning
  • Getting Acquainted with Music
  • The Staff
  • Measures
  • Clefs
  • Naming the Notes
  • Rhythm
  • Flats, Sharps, and Naturals
  • Key Signatures
  • Additional Information on Banjo Heads, Strings, Bridges, and Fingerpicks
  • Choice of Banjo Heads
  • Strings, Bridges, and Fingerpicks
  • Final Thoughts
  • Certificate of Promotion

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