Fretboard Studies for the Improvising Mandolinist (eBook)
20570EB
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:
20570EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
136
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1391-0
ISBN13:
978-16191-1391-6
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!
Fretboard Studies for the Improvising Mandolinist

Introduction.........................................................................................................................................................3

Foreword.............................................................................................................................................................3

Keys – Circle of 5ths...........................................................................................................................................4

Major Scale.........................................................................................................................................................5

Modes..................................................................................................................................................................6

Diatonic 7th Chords............................................................................................................................................7

Tremolo and Pick Direction................................................................................................................................7

Exploring the Possibilities..................................................................................................................................8

Credits.................................................................................................................................................................8

Major Scales........................................................................................................................................................9

Major Scales 2 Octaves.......................................................................................................................................9

Major Scales – Up One Key Down the Next....................................................................................................12

Major Scale Variations......................................................................................................................................14

Single String Exercises.....................................................................................................................................24

Single String Scales..........................................................................................................................................24

Single String Triplets........................................................................................................................................30

Single String Variations....................................................................................................................................39

2 String Exercises.............................................................................................................................................45

Double Stops in 3rds and 6ths..........................................................................................................................45

2 String 2nd Interval Variation..........................................................................................................................54

2 String 3rd Interval Variation..........................................................................................................................60

2 String 4th Interval Variation...........................................................................................................................68

2 String 6th Interval Variation...........................................................................................................................74

2 String 7th Interval Variation...........................................................................................................................82

2 String Octave Variation..................................................................................................................................89

Diatonic 7th Chord Scales – Root Position.......................................................................................................95

Arpeggios..........................................................................................................................................................97

Diatonic 7th Chords 2 Octaves, Start with 1st Finger......................................................................................97

Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios, Start with 3rd Finger.....................................................................................105

Diatonic 7th Chord Arpeggios, Start with 4th Finger.....................................................................................109

Chromatic Scales.............................................................................................................................................115

Diminished Scales and Variations...................................................................................................................119

Half / Whole Step Diminished Scales, Arpeggios and Variations..................................................................119

Whole Tone Scale and Variations...................................................................................................................123

Tunes...............................................................................................................................................................130

June.................................................................................................................................................................130

Can’t You Hear................................................................................................................................................132

Blues in F........................................................................................................................................................133

Bf Rhythm.......................................................................................................................................................134

Prince..............................................................................................................................................................135

 
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