Banjo - InstructionalTeach Yourself To Play Banjo – Book,CD,&DVD
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Learn to play banjo and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred Music. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Alfred’s Teach Yourself to Play Banjo teaches you to play 5-string banjo even if you’ve never held the instrument before. The book starts with the fundamentals such as the history of the banjo, its components, how to hold and tune it, caring for your very own instrument, and how to read standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different chords, strums, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading banjo music. You will learn important banjo techniques such as the hammer-on, pull-off, and more. There are also fingering charts and a dictionary of chords in G and C tunings.
This best-selling book is now available with DVD and CD. The DVD includes video lessons and performances for everything in the book, and also includes the TNT 2 audio player that lets you adjust the tempo and pitch, and isolate parts. The CD includes audio performances of every exercise and song. It plays in your CD player or you can download the tracks to your PC. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the banjo, read music, play more than a dozen different strums and perform with a musical group.
TITLE COMPOSER Go Tell Aunt Rhody Jesse James She’ll Be Comin’ Round the Mountain Red River Valley Strum No. 5 Skip to My Lou Strum No. 3 Lolly Too Dum Mini Music Lesson: Hammering-On Come and Go with Me Mini Music Lesson: Pulling-Off Using an Electronic Tuner Bluegrass Roll No. 2 Tuning to a Piano or Other Keyboard Tuning to a Pitch Pipe Tuning to a Tuning Fork Tuning by Ear Chords in G Tuning Chords in C Tuning Fingering Charts Strum No. 4 Worried Man Blues The G7 Chord Strum No. 5 (continued) The A7 Chord The C Major Chord When the Saints Go Marching In On Top of Old Smokey Oh! Susanna Aura Lea Strum No. 7 The Cowboy’s Dream Strum No. 8 New River Train Strum No. 9 Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two) Melody Playing Goodnight Ladies My Home’s Across the Smoky Mountains Caring for your Banjo Buying a Used Banjo Starting to Play Chords Playing the G Chord Playing the D7 Chord Mini Music Lesson: D.C. al Fine Bluegrass Roll No. 1 Black Eyed Susie Bluegrass Roll No. 1a Old Joe Clark Little Maggie Mini Music Lesson: C Tuning The Wabash Cannonball Getting Started A Short History of the Banjo The Five-String Banjo Picks Tightening the Head Holding the Banjo Strum No. 10 Mini Music Lesson: Transposition The Capo Tom Dooley Strum No. 2 Old Paint Mini Music Lesson: Pickup Measure, Dotted Quarter Note Cockles and Mussels Clementine Strum No. 1 Getting Acquainted with Music Mini Music Lesson: Ties Down in the Valley Mini Music Lesson: Eighth Notes & Rests Tuning Your Banjo What to Do About the 5th String Cotton Eyed Joe Strum No. 8b The Old Gray Mare Bluegrass The Hands Home on the Range Hand Me Down My Walkin’ Cane This Land Is Your Land Mini Music Lesson: The Arpeggio
Strum No. 6