Simon Mayor

Great Tunes for Mandolin ... And How to Play Them - Volume 1

by Simon Mayor
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Includes FREE audio download! Solos and duets for mandolin - music from four centuries including O'Carolan, Vivaldi, Gershwin, bluegrass, Celtic and traditional tunes from around the world. 31 tunes in all, with notes on each tune. Note/tab, 63 pp.   More Details...

Turlough O'Carolan

  • Si Bheag Si Mhor (melody)
  • Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738)... a few words
  • Si Bheag Si Mhor (harmony)
  • Lord Inchiquin (melody)
  • Lord Inchiquin (harmony)
  • One Bottle More
  • Colonel Irwin
  • Hewlett (melody)
  • Hewlett (harmony)

Around the World

  • Staines Morris (English trad)
  • Molly on the Shore / Temple Hill (Irish trad)
  • She's Like the Swallow (Canadian trad)
  • Bulgarian Folk Tune
  • Lamentation for James Moray of Abercarney (Neil Gow)
  • Lark in the Clear Air (Irish trad)
  • Jockey to the Fair (English trad)
  • Golden Eagle (Irish trad)

Simon's Tunes

  • Coming Down the Moor
  • Ghyll Force
  • Nocturne in Blue and Gold
  • Long Fingers
  • Impossible Hornpipe

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)... a few words

  • Concerto for Two Mandolins: Largo (part 1)
  • Concerto for Two Mandolins: Largo (part 2)

Let's Talk Bluegrass... a few words

  • Turkey in the Straw (melody)
  • Turkey in the Straw (harmony)
  • High Pines (Simon Mayor)
  • Billy in the Lowground

From the Great American Songbook

  • A Foggy Day (George Gershwin)
  • Oh, Lady be Good (George Gershwin)
  • Moonlight and Roses (simple) (Edwin Lemare)
  • Moonlight and Roses (advanced) (Edwin Lemare)