Mandolin For Dummies

Mandolin For

The fun and easy way to learn to play the mandolin The newest addition to the highly successful Dummies instrument-instruction line, Mandolin For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction on learning to play the mandolin. Following the time-tested Dummies format, Mandolin For Dummies provides a level of content and instruction greater than anything currently available. Mandolin For Dummies breaks down the fundamentals of this instrument and provides the resources you need to practice and improve your ability over time. Packed with individualized instruction on key mandolin-friendly musical styles, including Irish and Celtic, "old time" American music, blues, bluegrass, swing, and jazz Files available via download provide audio tracks from the book and exercises so you can play along and build your skills -- almost 2 hours of music! Clear and useful photos and diagrams ensure you fret, strum, and pick with precision Includes a mandolin buying guide to help ensure you make the right purchases Tips on restringing mandolins and other DIY care and maintenance topics If you're an aspiring mandolin player, don't fret! Mandolin For Dummies has you covered.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1119942764

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin: Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!, Book, CD & DVD (Teach Yourself Series)

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin: Everything You

Learn to play mandolin and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred Music. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. When you start Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Mandolin, you will learn about the history of the mandolin, the parts of the instrument, how to use picks, how to tune it, and learn about standard musical notation. Notes, scales, and songs are introduced lesson by lesson to gradually increase your ever-growing knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will learn important mandolin techniques such as tremolo, cross picking, and more. The book also features a chord dictionary and a library of accompaniment strums. This best-selling book is now available with a DVD and CD. The DVD includes video lessons and performances for everything in the book, and also includes the TNT 2 audio player that lets you adjust the tempo and pitch, and isolate parts. The CD includes audio performances of every exercise and song. It plays in your CD player or you can download the tracks to your PC. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the mandolin, know how to read music, and play with a musical group in many different styles, including folk...

  • Brand: Alfred Music
  • ASIN: 1470614987
  • UPC: 038081486826

Bluegrass Mandolin for the Complete Ignoramus! (Book & CD set)

Bluegrass Mandolin for the Complete Ignoramus! (Book &

Wayne's friendly and FUN approach to learning to play has taught tens of thousands of total beginners to play bluegrass music. Join the club! In this, his 26th book, Wayne cuts through the clutter and confusion of learning to play with his SIMPLE approach to playing the melody. He then leads the beginner down the path of being able to IMPROVISE on the melody by adding several simple rhythms. With Wayne s help, you ll soon be jamming up a storm. Guaranteed. This book is guaranteed to help you learn to play bluegrass mandolin. (How many books come with a personal guarantee by the author?) You WILL learn to play and improvise on: Amazing Grace, Angel Band, Banks of the Ohio, Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Cripple Creek, Cryin Holy Unto the Lord, Dig a Hole in the Meadow, Don't This Road Look Rough and Rocky?, Down the Road, East Virginia, Handsome Molly, In the Pines, I ve Been All Around This World, I ve Just Seen the Rock of Ages, John Hardy, Keep on the Sunny Side of Life, Knoxville Girl, Little Maggie, Midnight on the Stormy Deep, My Home s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains, Nine Pound Hammer, Paul and Silas, Shady Grove, Soldier s Joy, Roll in My Sweet Baby s Arms, Wildwood Flower, Will the Circle Be Unbroken? You Will Also Learn... How to Tune, How to Hold the Mandolin, The Best Wa...

  • Brand: Brand: Native Ground Music
  • ASIN: 1883206553

Mandolin Primer Book for Beginners (Video & Audio Access)

Mandolin Primer Book for Beginners (Video & Audio

The Mandolin Primer Book for Beginners (Video & Audio Access) by Bert Casey will quickly transform you from an absolute beginner into a mandolinist with a full understanding of the fundamentals & techniques of playing bluegrass mandolin. This course includes scales, exciting and easy-to-play song arrangements, and playing rhythm with the mandolin "chop". This course contains over 90 minutes of HD video instruction presented in 16:9 wide-screen format using close-ups and split screens to make the movements of each hand perfectly clear. In addition, the large on-screen tablature has a moving pointer that indicates each note as it's being played. Once you have memorized a song and can play along with the video, you can start practicing with the practice tracks. This is a unique practice tool that plays full length versions of all the songs at five speeds along with an acoustic band. This is the missing link between playing the mandolin and jamming with others. This course contains all of the information you need to play the mandolin and it's right at your fingertips. - Watch & Learn, Inc.

  • ASIN: 197675125X

Play Mandolin Today! Beginner's Pack: Level 1 Book/CD/DVD Pack (Ultimate Self-Teaching Method!)

Play Mandolin Today! Beginner's Pack: Level 1 Book/CD/DVD

(Play Today Instructional Series). Learn at your own pace and open the door to the world of mandolin music with this beginner's book/CD/DVD instruction pack! Play Today! is the ULTIMATE self-teaching method, designed to offer quality instruction and terrific songs. All you have to do is follow along with the tips, lessons and music provided as you listen to the CD or watch the DVD. The CD includes 84 professional quality full-demo tracks. The DVD features on-screen mandolin tablature so you can play all the music examples. This complete guide to the basics covers: songs, chords and melodies * alternate picking and strumming * playing tips and techniques, all in standard notation and tablature.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 1617742465
  • UPC: 884088543624

Complete Mandolin Method Complete Edition: Book & Online Audio (Complete Method)

Complete Mandolin Method Complete Edition: Book & Online

Anyone interested in learning to play mandolin can pick up this book and get started right away. This well-paced, comprehensive method covers everything from basic to advanced techniques. Beginning concepts include reading music and TAB, basic strumming patterns, alternate picking, tremolo, slides, and bluegrass and blues styles. Intermediate topics include hammer-ons, pull-offs, cross picking, rolls, and more. The book concludes with advanced concepts like advanced harmonies, 12-bar blues, rhythm changes, chord-melody playing, modes, improvisation, and much more. Complete Mandolin Method breaks the age-old dilemma of dry, intimidating, and confusing method books to provide a step-by-step and enjoyable way to play. Online audio with demonstrations of the examples in the book is included.

  • Brand: Alfred Music
  • ASIN: 0739087886
  • UPC: 038081434995

Irish Mandolin Playing: A Complete Guide

Irish Mandolin Playing: A Complete

This is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Irish mandolin playing. As well as being a complete guide for the absolute beginner, this book also contains a mine of information, useful tips and ideas for the experienced player. The book takes the reader from the basics of the mandolin right through to more advanced topics such as creating variations, emphasis, improvisation, playing with other musicians, practicing effectively and much more. All the tunes and key exercises in the book are included on the accompanying 63 track audio recording. There is no need to read conventional music notation as all the music is written in easy-to-read mandolin tablature. However, for those interested in learning about music notation there is a handy section on this subject tailored specifically to the mandolinist as well as a chapter on modes. Audio download available online.

  • ASIN: 0786687649

Easy 2-Chord Songs for Mandolin

Easy 2-Chord Songs for

If you want to play the mandolin, but don't want to play a zillion chords, this is the book for you! Includes music , tab and lyrics to 39 familiar bluegrass, old-time, folk and gospel songs, each with only TWO CHORDS. Inside this book you will find: Valuable tips Suggestions on buying a mandolin How to use a pick Positioning your hands Simple chords Playing rhythm on the mandolin How to play simple scales Playing air mandolin Tremolo on the mandolin Vintage photographs A CD with 62 audio tracks A link to download online audio

  • ASIN: 188320674X

The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method Book: Only for Beginners Music and Tablature

The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method Book: Only for

(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method Second Edition is the newly updated and revised version of the original classic method by Rich Del Grosso. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. You'll be playing mandolin in no time with the step-by-step instruction provided by this best-selling method! The book includes: tips on buying instruments, mandolin anatomy, tuning instructions, fundamentals of music reading, single-note picking, bluegrass chops, doublestops, tremolo picking, drones, a variety of songs, and much, much more!

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0793585864
  • UPC: 073999992960

Bluegrass Mandolin Basics (Ultimate Beginner Series, Book & CD)

Bluegrass Mandolin Basics (Ultimate Beginner Series, Book &

Beginning with basic left- and right-hand techniques, Dennis Caplinger guides you through developing great backup parts and playing all over the neck. You'll study over 20 classic bluegrass standards and you'll learn how to play them in several different styles. All books in the Ultimate Beginner Bluegrass Basics Series are fully correlated with each other. This is the ideal method for the family that wants to play music together!

  • Brand: Alfred
  • ASIN: 0769285414
  • UPC: 029156997385

Yes I Have A Retirement Plan Playing Mandolin T Shirt

Yes I Have A Retirement Plan Playing Mandolin

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Funny Retiree Life Shirts

Absolute Beginners - Mandolin

Absolute Beginners -

(Music Sales America). The Absolute Beginners award-winning method has been designed to make learning the mandolin easier than ever before! Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing your first complete songs. Absolute Beginners Mandolin gives you: An 'owner's manual' approach to the mandolin; Practical advice and tips covering everything you need to know about setting up, playing and maintenance; A look-and-learn course that uses clear pictures to illustrate every step of learning; CD audio tracks to let you hear how things should sound, plus full-length accompaniments so you can play along.

  • Brand: Music Sales America
  • ASIN: 082563508X
  • UPC: 752187985792

Bicycle 809 Playing Cards - Mandolin Back - Red

Bicycle 809 Playing Cards - Mandolin Back -

Bicycle 809 Playing Cards - Mandolin Back - Red Standard Bicycle playing card deck with a Brand new look from United States Playing Card Company! Paul Harris directed the development of the new 809 Bicycle back with USPCC. Paul worked with three world class artists (including Garrett Thomas) to create a soothing traditional looking back that's instantly trusted as part of the Bicycle family. And yes, this classic looking deck even features the trademarked Bicycle Ace of Spades, Joker and the traditional box.

  • Brand: United States Playing Card Company
  • ASIN: B009EBBL2M
  • UPC: 696736297083

Mandolin Songbook with Audio Access

Mandolin Songbook with Audio

The Mandolin Songbook with Online Audio Access by Bradley Laird is a song book for mandolin that will teach you 32 breaks to 27 classic songs. The songs range from Bluegrass Standards (Man of Constant Sorrow), to Celtic tunes (Caledonian Laddie), to American Folk songs (Dixie). Each song is presented in standard notation and tablature. In addition to the sheet music, the Mandolin Songbook feature tips, anecdotes, chord charts, and other basic mandolin information. This is the next step up from the Mandolin Primer and will put you one step closer to being at home in a bluegrass jam. The online audio access features each song being played at one or more speeds. - Watch & Learn, Inc.

  • ASIN: 1980665826

Mandolin for Beginners: An Easy Beginning Method (Book & CD)

Mandolin for Beginners: An Easy Beginning Method (Book

This book teaches everything you need to know to get started playing the mandolin. Beginning with how to hold and tune the instrument, read tablature and do some basic strumming, you'll be guided all the way to reading music, developing tremolo technique and improvising. With pieces in styles ranging from folk and old Italian gondolier music to the blues and rock 'n' roll, this book is the start you need to go in any direction you like with your mandolin. The CD includes exercises.

  • Brand: Alfred Music
  • ASIN: 0739010980
  • UPC: 038081183534

Mandolin Chords for Kids...& Big Kids Too! (Fretted Friends Beginners)

Mandolin Chords for Kids...& Big Kids Too! (Fretted

A first mandolin chord dictionary for children, featuring 336 of the most popular chord types in all twelve keys illustrated with large child-friendly chord window diagrams. Additional sections on chord theory, moveable chords and tuning the mandolin are also included. A perfect starting point for a child (or grown-up child!) to learn the mandolin.

  • ASIN: 1906207828

Roots and Blues Mandolin: Learn the Essentials of Blues Mandolin - Rhythm & Lead - By Playing Classic Songs (Acoustic Guitar Private Lessons)

Roots and Blues Mandolin: Learn the Essentials of

(String Letter Publishing). The unmistakable voice of the mandolin has been heard from the earliest incarnations of blues to the contemporary roots music revival. Now learn the essentials of the style by playing 13 classic tunes! Covers: tuning & basic technique; blue notes & tremolo; songs in G; changing keys; moving to A; open tuning & slide mandolin; and so much more. Songs include: Corrina * Dupree Blues * Florida Blues * Short'nin' Bread * Trouble in Mind * and more. Great for guitarists who want to learn to double on mandolin, or mandolin players who want to add blues to their repertoire. The complete set of accompaniment audio tracks for the musical examples and songs in the are available as a free download to those customers who have already purchased that book. Follow the directions in the book to obtain the files.

  • Brand: String Letter Media
  • ASIN: 1890490792
  • UPC: 884088513535

Quick Pick Mandolin for the Absolute Beginner: A Quick Start Method to Understanding the Basics of the Mandolin!

Quick Pick Mandolin for the Absolute Beginner: A

Anna E. Uptain has put together a book that takes the mystery out of playing the mandolin and puts it in an "easy to use and understand" method. Some basics you will learn are first position chords, moveable chords, how to read tablature, scales, interchangeable keys and many songs to help demonstrate all practical uses of what is taught.

  • ASIN: 1466217596

Revival: The Sam Bush Story

Revival: The Sam Bush


Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1: The Most Popular Method for Learning How to Play, Book & Online Video/Audio/Software (Alfred's Basic Mandolin Library)

Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method 1: The Most Popular

The quickest, easiest, most enjoyable method for learning to play the mandolin. Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method has been updated, revised, and improved. It features clear, well-paced instruction for beginning mandolin students. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Mandolin Method---the best choice for today's beginning mandolin students. Features: * How to hold your mandolin * Tuning your mandolin * Right- and left-hand techniques * Basics of reading music * Chords and strum patterns * Playing tremolo and drones * How to read TAB * Photos and diagrams * Songs include "Aura Lee," "Tom Dooley," "The Irish Washerwoman," "Over the Rainbow," and many others * Great-sounding performances on the included online video and audio * Features TNT 2 software Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar.

  • Brand: Alfred Music
  • ASIN: 1470619865
  • UPC: 038081497525
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