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Complete Mandolin Method

By Mel Bay

Mandolin - Multiple Levels
Composed by Mel Bay. Squareback saddle stitch, Methods. Complete. All Styles. Book. 96 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93221).

Item Number: MB.93221

ISBN 9780871667632. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

With the thoroughness of a book by Mel Bay, this method presents mandolin technique and note-reading in a progressive, step-by-step fashion. Given the diverse applications of this versatile instrument, this method was carefully written to build the musicianship and technique needed to play both classical and contemporary mandolin styles. Music theory concepts and additional playing techniques are introduced as needed. Exercises and tunes are presented in all keys, many in duet format to be played by teacher and student. In notation only.

  • A Visit To The Relatives 
  • A Walk In The Woods  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Andantino  Performed by Edwin H. Lemare
  • Beautiful Dreamer 
  • Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair 
  • Chanson Triste  Performed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Cielito Lindo 
  • Country Gardens 
  • Country Life, Opus 38  Performed by Mazas, Arr: Mel Bay
  • Creole Memories 
  • Dark Eyes 
  • Duet In B Major  Performed by Henri Bertini Arr: Mel Bay
  • Duet In B Minor  Performed by Gebauer-Bay
  • Duet In D Minor  Performed by Mazas, Arr: Mel Bay
  • Flower Song 
  • Follow The Learder  Performed by Arr: Mel Bay
  • Grandfathers Clock 
  • How Can I Leave Thee 
  • A Merry Chase  Performed by Mel Bay
  • A Rhythm Review 
  • Aloha-Oe  Performed by Queen Liliuo Kalani
  • Auld Lang Syne  
  • Aunt Rhody 
  • Aura Lee 
  • Austrian Hymn 
  • Careless Love 
  • Carry Me Back To Old Virginny 
  • Colonial Waltz 
  • Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes 
  • Esquire 
  • Folk Song 
  • Greensleeves 
  • Kevin's Duet  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Lazy Evening  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Little Brown Jug 
  • Maria  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Minuet in D  Performed by Arr: Mel Bay
  • On Wings Of Song  Performed by Felix Mendelssohn, Arr: Mel Bay
  • Our First Duet 
  • Playtime  Performed by Ignaz Josef Pleyel
  • Prelude, Op.28 No.20  Performed by Frederic Chopin
  • Romance  Performed by Jacques Fereol Mazas
  • Rondo  Performed by M. Gebauer, Op.10, Arr: Mel Bay
  • Shenandoah 
  • Sweet Betsy From Pike 
  • The Tie Waltz  Performed by Mel Bay
  • The Volga Boatman 
  • The Wayfarin' Stranger 
  • Traumerei  Performed by Robert Schumann
  • Triplet Duet 
  • Witchcraft  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Juanita 
  • Mandolinata  Performed by Mazas, Arr: Mel Bay
  • Minuetto, Opus 48  Performed by Ignaz Josef Pleyel
  • Polish Dance 
  • Rhumba  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Rondo, Opus 85  Performed by Mazas, Arr: Mel Bay
  • Serenade 
  • She Wore A Yellow Ribbon 
  • Sonatina  Performed by Mazas, Arr: Mel Bay
  • Sultana  Performed by Arr: Mel Bay
  • Tarantelle 
  • The Cavalcade, Opus 38  Performed by Mazas, Arr: Mel Bay
  • The Happy Mandolinist 
  • The Hope (Hatik voh) 
  • The Old House  Performed by Mel Bay
  • The Speedway 
  • The Streets Of Laredo 
  • Theme From The Minute Waltz  Performed by Frederic Chopin
  • Trail Ridge 
  • Waltz From The Poet And Peasant Overture  Performed by Franz Von Suppe
  • Waltz In E  Performed by Mateo Carcassi
  • Yankee Doodle  Performed by Mel Bay
  • Seeing Double 
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  • 2007-03-17 00:00:00.0 Good Basic Mandolin Text

    The text features basic method and music theory presented in a simple straightforward manner.

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