50 Tunes for Mandolin, Volume 1 (eBook + Online Audio)
Traditional, Old Time, Bluegrass and Celtic Solos
99942MEB
50 Tunes Volume 1 for Mandolin is one book in a 5-book series. The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the mandolin.

The melodies in this book range from simple to advanced. Many tunes contain a harmony part to match the melody. 50 Tunes Volume 1 for Mandolin is designed for flatpicking on the mandolin. Flatpic ...more
Product Number:
99942MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
184
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1709-6
ISBN13:
978-16191-1709-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/22/2016
50 Tunes Volume 1 for Mandolin is one book in a 5-book series. The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the mandolin.

The melodies in this book range from simple to advanced. Many tunes contain a harmony part to match the melody. 50 Tunes Volume 1 for Mandolin is designed for flatpicking on the mandolin. Flatpicking is a style, prevalent in Celtic and Bluegrass music which features fast soloing with a single, flat pick. All parts are written in mandolin tablature and standard notation. Tunes recorded by full band, not all instruments featured in every song. Includes access to extended length online audio.
50 Tunes for Mandolin, Volume 1

About the Author ........................................................................................................................................................................................3
Foreword ....................................................................................................................................................................................................4
Preface ........................................................................................................................................................................................................5
Angus Campbell ........................................................................................................................................................................................7
Arkansas Traveler ......................................................................................................................................................................................8
Aura Lee ..................................................................................................................................................................................................12
The Battle Cry of Freedom ......................................................................................................................................................................14
Beaumont Rag ..........................................................................................................................................................................................18
Billy in the Lowground ............................................................................................................................................................................20
Blackberry Blossom ................................................................................................................................................................................22
Bonaparte’s Retreat ..................................................................................................................................................................................24
Carthage Waltz ........................................................................................................................................................................................28
Cherokee Shuffle ......................................................................................................................................................................................32
Cluck Old Hen..........................................................................................................................................................................................36
Cotton Eyed Joe ......................................................................................................................................................................................38
Cotton Patch Rag......................................................................................................................................................................................42
Cripple Creek ..........................................................................................................................................................................................44
Devil’s Dream ..........................................................................................................................................................................................48
Down Yonder............................................................................................................................................................................................56
Eighth of January ....................................................................................................................................................................................58
Forked Deer ..............................................................................................................................................................................................62
Gardenia Waltz ........................................................................................................................................................................................64
Grandfather’s Clock ................................................................................................................................................................................66
Green Willis..............................................................................................................................................................................................68
Indian’s Farewell Waltz............................................................................................................................................................................69
Irish Washerwoman ..................................................................................................................................................................................70
La Bastringue ..........................................................................................................................................................................................74
Leather Britches ......................................................................................................................................................................................78
Liberty ......................................................................................................................................................................................................80
Martin’s Waltz ..........................................................................................................................................................................................84
Mason’s Apron ........................................................................................................................................................................................88
Mississippi Hornpipe................................................................................................................................................................................90
Mississippi Sawyer ..................................................................................................................................................................................92
Old Dan Tucker ........................................................................................................................................................................................94
Old Joe Clark............................................................................................................................................................................................96
President Garfield’s Hornpipe..................................................................................................................................................................98
Pretty Peg ..............................................................................................................................................................................................102
Red-haired Boy ......................................................................................................................................................................................104
Red Wing................................................................................................................................................................................................106
Sailor’s Hornpipe....................................................................................................................................................................................109
College Hornpipe*..................................................................................................................................................................................110
Saint Anne’s Reel ..................................................................................................................................................................................112
Sally Ann ................................................................................................................................................................................................114
Sally Goodin’ ........................................................................................................................................................................................120
Sally Johnson..........................................................................................................................................................................................122
Salt Creek ..............................................................................................................................................................................................124
Soldier’s Joy ..........................................................................................................................................................................................128
Swallowtail Jig ......................................................................................................................................................................................132
Temperance Reel ....................................................................................................................................................................................134
Tom and Jerry ........................................................................................................................................................................................137
Turkey in the Straw................................................................................................................................................................................140
Uncle Joe ................................................................................................................................................................................................145
Under the Double Eagle ........................................................................................................................................................................146
Whiskey Before Breakfast ....................................................................................................................................................................150
*This tune is out of alphabetical order because it is the second tune of a medley.
Appendix ................................................................................................................................................................................................155
 
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