Mandolin Dead Man's Tuning Vol. 1

Mandolin Dead Man's Tuning Vol. 1

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Volume 1: Basics Learn how to play the mandolin. How to play mandolin in open D tuning, also called Dead Man's Tuning or DDAD tuning. This is the first book in a series that teaches how to play mandolin in alternate tunings. It is perfect for beginners or advanced players who want to learn a different style of playing. Topics covered are picking patterns, chords and basic theory, finger style and string technique. Original artwork and diagrams are well done and make the topics easy to understand. Also included are photographs of hand made mandolin's by renowned mandolin builder Larry Hopkins. The included tablature contains both the standard sheet music as well as tablature in DDAD tuning and ADAD tuning for several of the songs. Many of the songs are duets designed for teachers and students, original songs, folk tunes, Irish melodies and traditional blues, jazz and bluegrass tunes arranged for both Dead Man's Tuning and ADAD tuning. Several of the songs are recorded on Mr. Minnix's CD qMandolin Studies, q which is also available.This progression is popular in Rock, Country, Gospel, Blues and Folk music as well as several other styles of music. Another popular chord progression is often referred to as the a€œOldies Progression.a€ It is made up by playing I, vi, IV and V as a anbsp;...

Title:Mandolin Dead Man's Tuning Vol. 1
Author:Willy Minnix
Publisher:Water Moccasin Press - 2015-02-07


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