First Lessons Mandolin

by Dix Bruce
sku: 02-99945M
Book/Online audio set. The absolute basics of learning to play mandolin. It doesn't get any easier than this! Learn how to hold the mandolin, how to read tablature, basic note reading, popular mandolin chords, how to play easy melodies in several styles, basic picking technique, tuning, more. Along the way learn about the greatest mandolin players. The main emphasis getting you playing immediately, and having fun doing it! 40 pp.   More Details...
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  • Introduction
  • The Mandolin and its Parts
  • Let's Play
  • How to use the CD
  • First Chords
  • Skip to My Lou
  • Careless Love
  • The Blue Tail Fly
  • Red River Valley
  • Billy Boy
  • In the Pines
  • Chords and Music Theory
  • St. James Infirmary
  • Poor Wayfaring Stranger
  • John Henry
  • My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Seventh Blues
  • Go Down Moses
  • Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
  • Moving Closed Position Chords
  • Playing Melodies
  • Camptown Races
  • Just a Closer Walk With Thee
  • My Walking Cane
  • The Great Speckled Bird
  • Lonesome Valley
  • Buffalo Gals
  • Bluegrass
  • Oh, Them Golden Slippers
  • Soldier's Joy
  • East Virginia Blues, Basic Version
  • East Virginia Blues (Note fill-in version)
  • Roving Gambler
  • Great Big Bad Bluegrass Chop Chords
  • Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
  • This Train
  • Tremolo
  • Greensleeves
  • Chord Dictionary
  • Wrapping Things Up