Mel Bay's Mandolin Wall Chart contains notes of the fretboard as well as chords shown in fretboard diagrams, ranging from minor, 6, 7, minor 7, Major 7, augmented and diminished. Frets are labeled to the 18th fret. 35" x 24" durable coated paper.
A chord book written for the young beginner (or beginners of any age). Chords are presented progressively and lead to common chord progressions, including I-iii-vi-ii-V-I and twelve bar blues in many different keys. Each chord is introduced in chord diagram form with photographs showing finger positions in relationship to the fret board. Examples and exercises are presented in strum bar notation.
Extra large chord diagrams and photos for easy learning
Chords are taught beginning with the most essential to more advanced
Chords are presented with exercises that build upon each other
This book explores Celtic styles for the mandolin. It is a great
addition for musicians looking to begin learning Celtic music or expand
their repertoire. Traditional Irish and Scottish music as well as
contemporary Celtic compositions are presented. The book includes
standard notation and tablature, with play-along tracks in the
Italian Folk Music for Mandolin is an enjoyable
collection of pieces from various parts of northern, central and
southern Italy. This anthology includes complete texts and translations
of the songs with accurate accompanying arrangements for two mandolins,
or violin and guitar. The selections include medieval and Renaissance
instrumental folk dances, sixteenth-century Neapolitan Villanelle, work
songs, lullabies, narrative ballads, prisoner songs, and popular dances
including tarantellas, pizzica, Sardinian ballo tondo, quadrille, waltz
and saltarello. The book includes an accompanying CD of all the pieces
This is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Irish mandolin playing, from the absolute beginner to the experienced player. Music is written in easy-to-read mandolin tablature and tunes and key exercises are recorded on the companion CD. Also includes information on improvisation and personal interpretation, conventional music notation, modes, and chord chart.
Master teachers and performers of the mandolin, Brian Wicklund and Ben
Winship have crafted this beginning mandolin method book based on the
solid system created by Wicklund for the best-selling books, The
American Fiddle Method. Using clear illustrations and lucid
explanations, the authors guide beginning mandolin players through
necessary skills such as efficiently holding the mandolin, fretting,
picking technique, creating good tone, chop chord and open chord backup.
Students learn the techniques while mastering over thirty common jam
tunes, which they can practice with using the accompanying audio.
This book and accompanying audio offer an in-depth look at how to add
accompaniment and embellishments to melodies on the hammered dulcimer.
The material covered in this book illustrates how to enhance simple
melodies to showcase their inherent musicality. Full of illustrations,
examples, preparatory exercises and easy-to-play arrangements, this book
is sure to bring new character to your playing. It begins by
explaining, in simple terms, how and why harmony works and teaches the
solutions to the common exceptions you will encounter. By the end, you
will be able to apply the four most common methods dulcimer players use
to add accompaniments to melodies. Note-for-note transcriptions of fully
arranged songs from the author's own repertoire are also included.
Perfect for bluegrass players, this book provides an excellent foundation of chords found in bluegrass mandolin. It introduces a wide variety of chords in different voicings for each key and also includes a dictionary of common mandolin chords, transposition table, practice tips, and more.