Mel Bay Left-Handed Mandolin Chords Book

Code: MLB30628
Comprehensive and easily understood, this Mel Bay stand-by is arranged in photo, chord diagram and notation form for maximum ease of use by mandolinists of all playing levels. Correct right hand positions are pictured for each chord, as is proper left hand picking position. Major, minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and ninth chords are shown in photos and diagrams; major seventh, sixth, minor sixth, seventh augmented fifth, and seventh diminished fifth chords are shown in diagram form only. Tuning of the mandolin is also shown. A chart summarizing movable chord patterns ends the book.

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  1. The correct way to hold the mandolin
  2. This is the pick
  3. The right hand
  4. The fingerboard
  5. Tuning the mandolin
  6. Chords arranged by type, then alphabetically:
  7. Major
  8. Minor
  9. Seventh
  10. Diminished
  11. Augmented
  12. Ninth
  13. Major Seventh
  14. Minor Seventh
  15. Sixth


Book / DVD/ CD Type
Tutor Book, Chord Book,
Instrument Suitability
Number of Strings