This DVD can be used as a supplement to the Play Mandolin Today! Level 1book, or alone as a great introduction to the mandolin. Simply follow a long with the songs in the booklet as you watch the teacher on the DVD. Learn songs, chords, melodies and all the basics - including alternate picking and strumming - all at your own pace, and open the door to the wonderful world of mandolin music! In standard notation and tablature. 1 hr, 44 min.