John McGann's Developing Melodic Variations on Fiddle Tunes (Book + Online Audio)
Mandolin Edition
98557M
This book presents standard fiddle tunes in basic form, then shows you how, on a phrase-by-phrase basis, the tunes can become vehicles for your own improvisations. It is designed to open the door to creating spontaneous variations, or improvisations, based on the melodic structure unique to each tune. Each tune in the book is presented first in its basic form, then with four variations. The variations are printed directly beneath the melody with the corresponding measures aligned, so that you can easily com ...more
Product Number:
98557M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
116
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9112-3
ISBN13:
978-07866-9112-8
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/15/2015
This book presents standard fiddle tunes in basic form, then shows you how, on a phrase-by-phrase basis, the tunes can become vehicles for your own improvisations. It is designed to open the door to creating spontaneous variations, or improvisations, based on the melodic structure unique to each tune. Each tune in the book is presented first in its basic form, then with four variations. The variations are printed directly beneath the melody with the corresponding measures aligned, so that you can easily compare them to the original melody and to each other. Includes access to online audio featuring mandolin and rhythm guitar on separate channels, so you can turn off the lead and play along with the rhythm, or vice versa. Intermediate in difficulty.
Arkansas Traveler      
Billy in the Lowground      
Blackberry Blossom      
Fisher's Hornpipe      
Flop Eared Mule      
Forked Deer      
Old Joe Clark      
Ragtime Annie      
Salty Dog      
Soldier's Joy      
Whiskey Before Breakfast      
 
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