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The quickest, easiest, most enjoyable method for learning to play the mandolin! 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 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 * Great-sounding performances on the CD.
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