Exploring Classical Mandolin - Technique & Repertoire

by August Watters
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Book with online audio & video. Learn the techniques, common practices and essential repertoire of the classical mandolin. You'll learn techniques from several centuries and worldwide traditions; study articulation, picking, arpeggios, alternate picking, rest strokes, glide strokes, tremolo, trills, more; master fretboard logistics through scales, chords and position playing; explore advanced techniques such as split-string and duo-style playing; more. Repertoire includes music for solo mandolin and small mandolin ensemble: 25 classical pieces by Fouchetti, Barbella, Denis, Beethoven, Mozart, and others; 14 arrangements of favorites by Bach, Telemann, Puccini, Dvorak, and others; original music composed by the author. "A comprehensive and indispensable work for those who, starting from other approaches, want to move to classical mandolin." - Emanuele Cappellotto. Notation only. 149 pp.   More Details...

Contents:

PART I. PRACTICE METHOD FOR CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL MANDOLIN

  • Chapter 1 Classical Mandolin Today and Tomorrow
  • Chapter 2 Classical Techniques
  • Chapter 3 Picking Patterns and Tremolo
  • Chapter 4 Intervals and Foundation Exercises
  • Chapter 5 Chord Vocabulary and Compound Picking Patterns
  • Chapter 6 Advanced Concepts

PART II. LITERATURE OF THE CLASSICAL MANDOLIN

  • Barbella, "Allegro"
  • Vivaldi, "Andante"
  • Fouchetti, "Menuette"
  • Munier, "Romanzetta"
  • Denis, "De la Reine de Golconde"
  • Kioulaphides, "Prelude" to Suite for Ali
  • Denis, Selected Preludes
  • Leone, "La Chasse de L'isle adan"
  • Moyer, "Queen of Beauty"
  • Mozart, "Deh, Vieni alla Finestra"
  • Beethoven, "Adagio"
  • Calace, "Moto Perpetuo"
  • Calace, "Silvia"
  • Munier, "2nd Aria Variata"
  • Munoz, "L'ami"
  • Craton, "Janneman en Alemoer"
  • Abt, "The Brooklet"
  • Morris, "Dream On"
  • Nakano, "Studio III"
  • Della Lancia, "Scherzo"
  • Watters, "The Revenge of Saint Patrick's Snakes"
  • Watters, "Prelude No. 1"
  • Watters, "Just the Four of Us"

PART III. CLASSICAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR SOLO MANDOLIN

  • Camidge, "Gavotte"
  • Abel, "Allegro"
  • Bach, "Prelude"
  • Gounod, "Serenata"
  • Krieger, "Minuet"
  • Telemann, "Largo"
  • Telemann, "Allegro"
  • Bach, "Sarabande"
  • Munier, "Barcarolle"
  • Beethoven, "Ode to Joy" (2 versions)
  • Brackett, "Simple Gifts"
  • Foster, "Old Folks at Home"
  • Puccini, "O, mio babbino caro"
  • Dvorak, "Humoresque"