Mandolin Chords

by Mel Bay
sku: 02-93257M
Book with online video. Arranged in photo-diagram form for maximum ease of use by mandolinists of all playing levels. Correct left hand positions are pictured for each chord, as is proper right hand picking position. Major, Minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and ninth chords are shown in photos and diagrams; major seventh, sixth, minor sixth, seventh augmented fifth, and seventh diminished fifth chords are shown in diagram form only. Tuning of the mandolin using a pitch pipe or piano keyboard is also shown. With a chart summarizing movable chord patterns. Online video is over 2 hours long. 32 pp.   More Details...
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The correct way to hold the mandolin
This is the pick
The left hand
The fingerboard
Tuning the manodlin

Chords arranged by type, then alphabetically:

  • Major
  • Minor
  • Seventh
  • Diminished
  • Augmented
  • Ninth
  • Major Seventh
  • Minor Seventh
  • Sixth
  • Minor Sixth
  • Seventh Aug. Fifth
  • Seventh Dim. Fifth