Synopses & Reviews
A basic instruction book designed to have the student playing music from the very start. Covering traditional bluegrass and folk styles, with information on left- and right-hand technique, runs, chords, 14 tunes, vocal accompaniment styles, a discography, and a bibliography.
The fundamentals of mandolin technique are taught through familiar tunes with this book which works great for group or individual use. It includes standard notation, mandolin tablature, chord names and diagrams, photos and more Topics covered include: playing in rhythm, playing melodies, using down-up strokes, 3/4 or waltz time, the slide, double-string melodies, mixed single and double strings, and more.