Monroe Instrumentals (Book)
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As Bill Monroe is commonly lauded as the father of bluegrass music," his tunes are standard repertoire and should be studied and memorized by any serious student of bluegrass. This book is a collection of transcriptions in notation and tablature taken from classic instrumentals recorded over a span of 40 years, from the early 1940s to the early 1980s. It functions as a "fake book" for bluegrass students to learn the original melody or to study Monroe's playing style. The melodies were played by mandolin, fi ...more
Product Number:
99962
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
108
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-6487-8
ISBN13:
978-07866-6487-0
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/17/2002
As Bill Monroe is commonly lauded as the father of bluegrass music," his tunes are standard repertoire and should be studied and memorized by any serious student of bluegrass. This book is a collection of transcriptions in notation and tablature taken from classic instrumentals recorded over a span of 40 years, from the early 1940s to the early 1980s. It functions as a "fake book" for bluegrass students to learn the original melody or to study Monroe's playing style. The melodies were played by mandolin, fiddle, twin fiddles, or triple fiddles, and are grouped accordingly. Generally included with the fiddle melody is a transcription of the mandolin break. These transcriptions, along with the discography, will be animportant resource for any student of bluegrass music."
Introduction
Credits

TUNES
Mandolin Tunes
Honky Tonk Swing
Bluegrass Stomp
Blue Grass Breakdown
Raw Hide
Go (Come) Hither to Go Yonder
Right, Right On
Old Dangerfield
Evening Prayer Blues
Old Ebenezer Scrooge

Single Fiddle Tunes
Big Mon
Cheyenne
Jerusalem Ridge
Ashland Breakdown
Big Sandy River
Monroe's Hornpipe
Road to Columbus
Mississippi Waltz

Twin Fiddle Tunes
Stoney Lonesome
Panhandle Country
The Dead March
Scotland
Jenny Lynn

Triple Fiddle Tunes
Brown County Breakdown*
Tall Timber*
Lonesome Moonlight Waltz

Discography
About the Author


* These tunes are listed in the liner notes as triple fiddles, but are believed to be played by two fiddles.
 
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