This methodology book designed for the intermediate to advanced mandolinist offers you, as a mandolin player, a new voice. Or, if you're already crosspicking, many new ideas can be added to your arsenal.
This encyclopedia is designed to provide mandolin players with a wide variety of chords in different voicings. This book is intended as both a starting point of learning chord voicings and patterns, as well as a dictionary of common mandolin chords.
Hints, tips and advice for mandolin players new to the jam session. Includes chapters covering chords, keys, playing, practicing, jamming rules and etiquette and more. An Online Audio tutor with tunes s included.
This new manual, intended for beginners, contains all you need to begin playing authentic Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes and more on the mandolin. Starting with simple polkas and slides, 26 common session tunes are included.
Finally! A chord book written for the young beginner (or even beginners of any age) showing a creative and simple way to learn and play mandolin chords. Chords are taught beginning with the most essential to more advanced.
In this addition to the popular School of Mandolin series, author Joe Carr presents special arrangements of 29 classic bluegrass instrumentals The basic melody is presented using quarter notes and a maximum of four consecutive eighth notes resulting in very playable and true arrangements for beginning to intermediate players.
Brazilian Choro: A Method for Mandolin focuses on teaching "bandolim" technique for playing Choro. The combination of method book and CD offers a great opportunity to add performance practice to the black-and-white notes on the page.
With the thoroughness of a book by Mel Bay, this method presents mandolin technique and note-reading in a progressive, step-by-step fashion. Given the diverse applications of this versatile instrument, this method was carefully written to build the musicianship and technique needed to play both classical and contemporary mandolin styles. Music theory concepts and additional playing techniques are introduced as needed. Exercises and tunes are presented in all keys, many in duet format to be playe
Learn from the master of bluegrass mandolin - Jethro Burns. More than 70 tunes and two dozen exercises are found in this bluegrass bonanza. The Complete Jethro Burns Mandolin Book is an incomparable resource of bluegrass mandolin repertoire - all in standard notation and tablature, just the way the maestro played them - with chord symbols for an accompaniment instrument. Includes Online Audio
Even though you have no knowledge of music or the mandolin, you can use this book with advantage. It teaches you the fundamentals of mandolin in a series of bright, easy to follow lessons, backed up by photographs. The whole course is based on tunes which are familiar, so you can always tell whether you are playing correctly. Standard music notation and tab plus a chord dictionary.
This book is designed for mandolinists seeking to develop their left and right-hand technique. The exercises included help reinforce fundamental actions of playing, and challenge the player to master the various permutations and combinations of these fundamentals.
In this book, Ray Valla shares the insights of a veteran bluegrass mandolinist. This method would best be appreciated by a student with some previous musical experience, as fundamentals of note-reading on the mandolin are not addressed. This is, however, the ideal book for the intermediate to advanced player. Illustrated with photographs, charts and diagrams. Includes access to online audio.
Mastering the mandolin neck can be a challenge, even for very experienced players. The diagrams in this full-color book will help you quickly memorize scales and chords that may have previously seemed difficult to grasp.
You'll be able to easily see and understand how scale and chord shapes are laid out and how they connect and overlap across the neck. The material is presented in all 12 keys, using complete 12-fret neck diagrams with color-coded displays of the most common fingerings.
The Complete Mandolinist is the most comprehensive American mandolin method to be published in nearly a century. Written by Marilynn Mair, internationally acclaimed mandolinist, recording artist and teacher for over two decades, this book presents a logical approach to mandolin technique that builds on the pioneering efforts of America’s mandolin teachers of the early 20th century.
The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method - Second Edition is the newly updated and revised version of the original classic method by Rich Del Grosso. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. You'll be playing mandolin in no time with the step-by-step instruction provided by this best-selling method! The book includes: tips on buying instruments, mandolin anatomy, tuning instructions, fundamentals of music reading, single-note picking, bluegrass chops, doublestops, tremolo picking, drones, a variety of songs, and much, much more!
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