Mandolin Sampler (eBook + Online Audio)
This collection of vibrant traditional and original tunes captures the variety of mandolin styles in America. The styles represented include old time country and bluegrass, ragtime, swing, Irish, Italian, and neoclassical. Some of the techniques explored are cross-picking, droning, voice-leading, double stops, and pull-offs. Of special interest are tunes that make use of the chord solo potential of the mandolin. A discussion of each tune provides lively commentary on the history and players behind the style ...more
Product Number:
20024BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Pages:
80
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5105-7
ISBN13:
978-16106-5105-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/17/2010
This collection of vibrant traditional and original tunes captures the variety of mandolin styles in America. The styles represented include old time country and bluegrass, ragtime, swing, Irish, Italian, and neoclassical. Some of the techniques explored are cross-picking, droning, voice-leading, double stops, and pull-offs. Of special interest are tunes that make use of the chord solo potential of the mandolin. A discussion of each tune provides lively commentary on the history and players behind the style, an outline of the arranging and composing ideas that are employed, and tips for practicing and honing technique. Tunes are shown in notation and tablature, and audio is included. This is the perfect anthology for intermediate and advanced players who want to build their skills while expanding their range of styles.
 Agrigento    
 Angel Dance       
 Big Sciota      
 Carraroe/Fraine a'Phoill's Jigs  
 Double-Talkin' Blues     
 Father's Day    
 Homage to Faure    
 Jethritis  
 Maverick Creek  
 Miller's Reel     
 Pizzicato Rag    
 Raritan Ride
 Southern Railroad Locomotive Blues   
 Uncle Dave Medley       
 
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