Reading Standard Music Notation for Mandolin & Fiddle (Book + Online Audio)
If you have tried and failed to learn to read standard music notation for the mandolin or fiddle using traditional methods or you have never tried and want to, this book is for you. Learn to play from music in the mandolin- and fiddle-friendly major keys of C, G, D, A, F, and B-flat and their relative minor keys. Also learn to play in various time signatures including 4/4 (common time), 2/2 (cut time), 3/4 (waltz), and 6/8 (jig). You will also be taught to recognize and play whole notes, half notes, quarter ...more
Product Number:
22178M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
32
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9351-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-9351-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/15/2015
If you have tried and failed to learn to read standard music notation for the mandolin or fiddle using traditional methods or you have never tried and want to, this book is for you. Learn to play from music in the mandolin- and fiddle-friendly major keys of C, G, D, A, F, and B-flat and their relative minor keys. Also learn to play in various time signatures including 4/4 (common time), 2/2 (cut time), 3/4 (waltz), and 6/8 (jig). You will also be taught to recognize and play whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes. Includes access to online audio.
Reading Standard Music Notation for Mandolin & Fiddle

Introduction ....................................................... 2
Lessons 1 E, 2 A, 3 EA ..................................... 3
Lessons 4 3rd, 5 All Four, 6 Lines, 7 Lines+ .... 4
Lessons 8 1st Tune, 9 Review, 10 Note Types .. 5
Lessons 11 Keys, 12 Really Simple Gifts .......... 6
Lesson 13 Fireball Mail .................................... 6
Lesson 14 Dotted Notes... ................................ 7
Lesson 15 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.. ...... 7
Lessons 16 Angeline, 17 Key of D, 18 .............. 8
Lessons 19 Soldier’s Joy, 20 Liberty ................ 9
Lessons 21 Inisheer, 22 How To Memorize ... 10
Lesson 23 Wind That Shakes the Barley ......... 11
Lesson 24 Accidentals ..................................... 11
Lesson 25 Key of A ......................................... 12
Lesson 26 Devil’s Dream ................................. 12
Lesson 27 Miller’s Reel ................................... 13
Lesson 28 Jole Blon and Mixolydian ............... 14
Lesson 29 Red Haired Boy ............................ 15
Lesson 30 Fingering ......................................... 16
Lesson 31 The Black Rogue - Jig ..................... 16
Lesson 32 Key of F .......................................... 17
Lesson 33 F Rag .............................................. 17
Lesson 34 Beaumont Rag ................................. 18
Lesson 35 Fine and Other Directions ............... 19
Lesson 36 Key of Bf ....................................... 20
Lesson 37 Grey Eagle ...................................... 20
Practice Tunes .......................................... 21-31
About the Author ........................................... 32
 
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