International Mandolin Method (eBook + 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:
20445MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
128
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1569-7
ISBN13:
978-16191-1569-9
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.
International Mandolin Method

Introduction/About the Author 4
Introduction to the Mandolin 5
Holding the Mandolin and Plectrum 6
Tuning the Mandolin 7 1-4
How to Read Mandolin Music 8
First Steps 10 5-7
More on Reading Music (Standard Notation) 14
Single String Exercises 17 8-11
First Tunes – Important Points 21
Kojo No Tsuki Japan 22 12
Sakura-Sakura Japan 24 13
Defune Japan 25 14
J’ai Vu Le Loup France 26 15
Makhila Spain 27 16
Katyusha Russia 28 17
Korobochka Russia 30 18
Harry Gidley’s Waltz England 31 19
The 6/8 Time Signature 32 20
Ceilog y Rhedyn Wales 33 21
Flitter Dance Isle of Man 34 22
Menoka Dance India 35 23
Pandeirada de Escairon Spain 36 24
Im Klom de Boon al Oppe Holland 37 25
Morayi Tovorgoon Mongolia 37 26
Branle France 38 27
Hunt the Squirrel England 39 28
Idir Dehrig Scotland 40 29
Over the Hills and Far Away England 41 30
Yan Tox Guatemala 42 31
Basque Jig Spain 43 32
De Dood van Pierlala Holland 45 33
Waltz from Levkivka Ukraine 46 34
Tzarignaire Russia 47 35
The Mill Belongs to Sandy Australia 48 36
Joe Yates’ First Set Tune Australia 49 37
Louis’ Waltz U.S.A. 50 38
The Old Dutch Churn Canada 51 39
M’saddar ya nas a-me Algeria 52 40
Bahcevanci Turkey 53 41
Pashto Song Afghanistan 53 42
Useful Information I: All the notes up to the 7th fret 55
Useful Information II: Dynamics (accenting) 57 43-46
Useful Information III: The Little Finger 58
Tripping up the Stairs Ireland 59 47
Cronin’s Hornpipe Ireland 60 48
The Maid Behind the Bar Ireland 61 49
Son Para Entragar a la Novia Mexico 62 50
Tune in G Guadeloupe 63 51
Alborada de Pontecaldelas Spain 64 52
Remenda o Refaixo Spain 65 53
Jig from Galicia Spain 66 54
Fraggossiriani Greece 67 55
Rada Pere Macedonia 67 56
Lama Rwanda 69 57
Beale Street Blues U.S.A. 70 58
St. Louis Blues U.S.A. 71 59
Flop-Eared Mule U.S.A. 72 60
Touchia Algeria 73 61
Bert Jamison’s Australia 75 62
The Little River Australia 76 63
The Hills of Glenorchy Scotland 77 64
Dawns y Pistyll Wales 78 65
Rhwng Dwy Wales 79 66
Frayleleh Israel 80 67
Bisdot Bet-lechem Israel 81 68
Hava Netze Bamachol Israel 81 69
Metsakukkia Finland 82 70
Kautisten Polka Finland 83 71
Waltz in D minor Sweden 84 72
Waltz in A minor Sweden 85 73
La Grande Chaine Canada 86 74
Tarantella D minor Italy 87 75
Tarantella A minor Italy 89 76
Hora Mare Romania 90 77
Maria Chibu Congo 91 78
Podrimsko Horo Albania 92 79
A l’ouchaq fnit ana Morocco 94 80
Laghran bayen fiyya Morocco 95 81
Al mout ba-ddra’ Morocco 95 82
Dance Egypt 97 83
La Paloma Venezuela 98 84
Castillian Trinidad 99 85
Tune in C Guadeloupe 100 86
Karallanta Bolivia 101 87
Mosaico Tradicional Venezuela 102 88
Malembe Venezuela 103 89
La Partida Venezuela 104 90
Dance from Rajasthan India 105 91
Extract from Shin-Kinuta Japan 106 92
Sai Ma China 107 93
Ping Hu Qiu Yue China 109 94
Hoir Sit Gild Mongolia 110 95
The 7/8 Time Signature 111 96
Hopa Horunu Turkey 112 97
Kucata Bulgaria 112 98
Friend, Since You Want to Marry Greece 113 99
I Had One Love Greece 113 100
Daichovo Chara Bulgaria 114 101
Krepatka Bulgaria 115 102
Mawwal Syria 116 103
Trapizontsinerti par Armenia 117 104
Shalakho Armenia 118 105
The Crane Armenia 119 106
Horovel Armenia 119 107
Effective Practice 120
Traditional Music and Language 121
Posture 122
Playing with and learning from other musicians 123
Chord Chart 124
Glossary with page references 125
 
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