Irish Mandolin Playing: A Complete Guide

by Philip John Berthoud
$24.99
sku: 02-99777M
Book/Online audio set. A complete guide for the absolute beginner, with lots of information, tips and ideas for the experienced player. Takes you from the basics right through to more advanced topics: creating variations, emphasis, improvisation, playing with other musicians, practicing effectively, much more. All tunes and key exercises are on the audio. Note-reading not required. For those interested in learning about music notation there is a section tailored specifically to the mandolinist, and a chapter on modes. In mandolin tablature. Beginner/intermediate. 128 pp.   More Details...
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Contents:

  • About the author
  • Introduction
  • The Mandolin
  • First Steps
  • Polkas
  • Double Jigs
  • Other Jigs
  • Hornpipes
  • Reels
  • Tradiotional Music and Language
  • Dynamics or Accenting and Un accenting
  • Posture
  • Practicing
  • Learning New Tunes
  • Playing With and Learning From Other Musicians
  • The Weak Little Finger
  • A Selection of Tunes
  • Improvisation and Personal Interpretation