Fun with the Mandolin by Mel Bay, taught by Joe Carr. For Mandolin. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Fun With. Folk. Beginning. Book/DVD Set. 40 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93258DP).
ISBN 9780786667680. Folk. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
This book presents melodies, lyrics and chord symbols for 22 songs to be enjoyed on the mandolin. Tuning and hand positions are briefly discussed. By the time you finish the book you will be comfortable playing 4/4, 3/4 and 2/4 rhythm chord accompaniments in the three major keys - C, G, and D. All chords are shown in picture-diagram form. Easy to comprehend, even for the absolute beginner. "So pick up your mandolin and have fun!" Includes a DVD that teaches the material found in the book, including 22 songs to be enjoyed on the mandolin.