International Mandolin Method (Book + Online Audio)
This book will teach you to play the mandolin through inspiring traditional music from around the world, arranged specifically for the instrument. The material is ideal for beginners and requires no prior musical knowledge. More experienced mandolinists can benefit from an exciting array of tunes and ideas. Includes access to online audio performed at manageable tempos.
Product Number:
20445M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
128
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9411-4
ISBN13:
978-07866-9411-2
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/4/2016
This book will teach you to play the mandolin through inspiring traditional music from around the world, arranged specifically for the instrument. The material is ideal for beginners and requires no prior musical knowledge. More experienced mandolinists can benefit from an exciting array of tunes and ideas. Includes access to online audio performed at manageable tempos.

Introduction/About the Author  

Introduction to the Mandolin  

Holding the Mandolin and Plectrum  

Tuning the Mandolin  

How to Read Mandolin Music  

First Steps  

More on Reading Music (Standard Notation)  

Single String Exercises  

First Tunes – Important Points  

Kojo No Tsuki Japan   

Sakura-Sakura Japan   

Defune Japan   

J’ai Vu Le Loup France   

Makhila Spain   

Katyusha Russia   

Korobochka Russia   

Harry Gidley’s Waltz England   

The 6/8 Time Signature   

Ceilog y Rhedyn Wales   

Flitter Dance Isle of Man   

Menoka Dance India   

Pandeirada de Escairon Spain   

Im Klom de Boon al Oppe Holland   

Morayi Tovorgoon Mongolia   

Branle France   

Hunt the Squirrel England   

Idir Dehrig Scotland   

Over the Hills and Far Away England   

Yan Tox Guatemala   

Basque Jig Spain   

De Dood van Pierlala Holland   

Waltz from Levkivka Ukraine   

Tzarignaire Russia   

The Mill Belongs to Sandy Australia   

Joe Yates’ First Set Tune Australia   

Louis’ Waltz U.S.A.   

The Old Dutch Churn Canada   

M’saddar ya nas a-me Algeria   

Bahcevanci Turkey   

Pashto Song Afghanistan   

Useful Information I: All the notes up to the 7th fret  

Useful Information II: Dynamics (accenting)  -

Useful Information III: The Little Finger  

Tripping up the Stairs Ireland   

Cronin’s Hornpipe Ireland   

The Maid Behind the Bar Ireland   

Son Para Entragar a la Novia Mexico   

Tune in G Guadeloupe   

Alborada de Pontecaldelas Spain   

Remenda o Refaixo Spain   

Jig from Galicia Spain   

Fraggossiriani Greece   

Rada Pere Macedonia   

Lama Rwanda   

Beale Street Blues U.S.A.   

St. Louis Blues U.S.A.   

Flop-Eared Mule U.S.A.   

Touchia Algeria   

Bert Jamison’s Australia   

The Little River Australia   

The Hills of Glenorchy Scotland   

Dawns y Pistyll Wales   

Rhwng Dwy Wales   

Frayleleh Israel   

Bisdot Bet-lechem Israel   

Hava Netze Bamachol Israel   

Metsakukkia Finland   

Kautisten Polka Finland   

Waltz in D minor Sweden   

Waltz in A minor Sweden   

La Grande Chaine Canada   

Tarantella D minor Italy   

Tarantella A minor Italy   

Hora Mare Romania   

Maria Chibu Congo   

Podrimsko Horo Albania   

A l’ouchaq fnit ana Morocco   

Laghran bayen fiyya Morocco   

Al mout ba-ddra’ Morocco   

Dance Egypt   

La Paloma Venezuela   

Castillian Trinidad   

Tune in C Guadeloupe   

Karallanta Bolivia   

Mosaico Tradicional Venezuela   

Malembe Venezuela   

La Partida Venezuela   

Dance from Rajasthan India   

Extract from Shin-Kinuta Japan   

Sai Ma China   

Ping Hu Qiu Yue China   

Hoir Sit Gild Mongolia   

The 7 8 Time Signature   

Hopa Horunu Turkey   

Kucata Bulgaria   

Friend, Since You Want to Marry Greece   

I Had One Love Greece   

Daichovo Chara Bulgaria   

Krepatka Bulgaria   

Mawwal Syria   

Trapizontsinerti par Armenia   

Shalakho Armenia   

The Crane Armenia   

Horovel Armenia   

Effective Practice  

Traditional Music and Language  

Posture  

Playing with and learning from other musicians  

Chord Chart  

 

 

 
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