You Can Teach Yourself Mandolin Book Audio Video

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94331M

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You Can Teach Yourself Mandolin 
taught by Dix Bruce

Product Number: 94331M
Publisher: Mel Bay Pub., Inc. 
Difficulty Level: Beginning 
Format: Book with Downloadable Audio and Video Lessons

You Can Teach Yourself Mandolin is written as a teach- yourself text with play-along examples and tunes on the companion recording. In the author's words "It is aimed at helping you get started immediately on your way to mandolinhood by giving you the basics of the mandolin and mandolin playing." With this informal, often humerous text, Dix Bruce will guide you step- by-step through the basics of learning this versatile instrument. Learn all about accompanying yourself and others, common chords and useful strums, reading simple melodies, playing a colorful assortment of mandolin folk songs, and more. All musical examples and tunes are written in both standard notation and tablature. Diagrams of all the principal chords used on the mandolin are shown in the Chord Appendix, making this book a particularly useful study aid for the beginning mandolinist. Illustrated with drawings and photographs of vintage instruments.

CONTENTS

Tune Up 
Tune to Video 
Hand Placement 
First Chords: C and G 
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands 
Hush Little Baby; F & D Chords 
Streets of Laredo; A Chord 
Kum Ba Yah; The E Chord 
John B. Sails; The B flat and C7 Chord 
I Ride an Old Paint; New Form B Flat & the F7 Chord 
Careless Love; G, G7, C, & D7 Chords 
Recap & Inspiration 
Sportin' Life & More Chords 
Fair & Tender Ladies; The E minor Chord 
The Cuckoo; The G Minor Chord 
The Cruel War 
Nine Pound Hammer 
Take a Drink on Me 
Take a Drink on Me; New Key: F 
Take a Drink on Me; Key of A 
Note Reading 
Tablature 
Stringin' 
Stringin' fast 
Key Signatures 
Scales 
Down and Up Picking 
No Name Rag 
No Name Rag fast 
Swing Low Sweet Chariot 
Sally goodin 
Fair and Tender Ladies 
Fair and Tender Ladies fast 
All Through the Night 
All Through the Night fast 
Conclusion



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