Fretboard Studies for the Improvising Mandolinist (Book)
Fretboard Studies for the Improvising Mandolinist presents a collection of tools to help improve one's knowledge of the fretboard. Scales, arpeggios, patterns, intervallic exercises and progressions are included. Exercises help the player build muscle memory and musical ideas anywhere on the fretboard. A collection of tunes is also included. Connect the physical with the theoretical and become a better improviser!
Product Number:
20570
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
136
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8457-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-8457-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/25/2013
Fretboard Studies for the Improvising Mandolinist presents a collection of tools to help improve one's knowledge of the fretboard. Scales, arpeggios, patterns, intervallic exercises and progressions are included. Exercises help the player build muscle memory and musical ideas anywhere on the fretboard. A collection of tunes is also included. Connect the physical with the theoretical and become a better improviser!

Introduction 
Foreword 
Keys – Circle of 5ths 
Major Scale 
Modes 
Diatonic 7th Chords 
Tremolo and Pick Direction 
Exploring the Possibilities 
Credits 
Major Scales 
Major Scales 2 Octaves 
Major Scales – Up One Key Down the Next 
Major Scale Variations 
Single String Exercises 
Single String Scales 
Single String Triplets 
Single String Variations 
2 String Exercises 
Double Stops in 3rds and 6ths 
2 String 2nd Interval Variation 
2 String 3rd Interval Variation 
2 String 4th Interval Variation 
2 String 6th Interval Variation 
2 String 7th Interval Variation 
2 String Octave Variation 
Diatonic 7th Chord Scales – Root Position 
Arpeggios 
Diatonic 7th Chords  2 Octaves, Start with 1st Finger 
Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios, Start with 3rd Finger 
Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios, Start with 4th Finger 
Chromatic Scales 
Diminished Scales and Variations 
Half / Whole Step Diminished Scales, Arpeggios and Variations 
Whole Tone Scale and Variations 
Tunes 
June 
Can’t You Hear 
Blues in F 
Bf Rhythm 
Prince 

 
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