Mandolin - Beginning
Composed by Drew Andrews. Saddle-stitched, Chord Book. Children. Book. 24 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21500).
Item Number: MB.21500
ISBN 9780786676194. Children. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
Finally! A chord book written for the young beginner (or even beginners of any age) showing a creative and simple way to learn and play mandolin chords. Chords are taught beginning with the most essential to more advanced. Chords are presented with exercises that build upon each other and eventually lead the student to playing logical and common chord progressions. These progressions include I-iii-vi-ii-V-I and twelve bar blues in many different keys. Chords are shown in chord diagram form with photographs showing finger positions in relationship to the fretboard. Examples and exercises are presented in strum bar notation. Extra large chord diagrams and photos for easy learning. Chords are taught beginning with the most essential to more advanced. Chords are presented with exercises that build upon each other. Great for mandolin beginners of all ages.