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First Lessons Mandolin

Mandolin - Beginning
Composed by Dix Bruce. Saddle-stitched, Methods. First Lessons. All Styles. Book/CD/DVD Set. 40 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99945SET).

Item Number: MB.99945SET
ISBN 9780786629053. All Styles. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

First Lessons Mandolin teaches the absolute basics of learning to play mandolin from holding the pick to performing easy mandolin tunes. It doesn't get any easier than this! Students learn how to hold the mandolin correctly, how to read mandolin tablature, basic note reading, the most popular mandolin chords, how to play easy melodies in several musical styles, basic picking technique, how to tune the mandolin, and much more. Along the way students will learn about the greatest mandolin players and their music. The main emphasis of First Lessons Mandolin is to get the student up and playing immediately and to have fun doing it! A companion CD and DVD are included. DVD 139:00 minutes.

  • Billy Boy  Performed by Traditional
  • Buffalo Gals  Performed by Traditional
  • Careless Love  Performed by Traditional
  • East Virginia Blues  Performed by Traditional
  • Go Down Moses  Performed by Traditional
  • Greensleeves  Performed by Traditional
  • In The Pines  Performed by Traditional
  • John Henry  Performed by Traditional
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee  Performed by Traditional
  • Lonesome Valley  Performed by Traditional
  • My Home's Across The Blue Ridge Mountains  Performed by Traditional
  • My Walking Cane  Performed by Traditional
  • Oh, Them Golden Slippers  Performed by Traditional
  • Poor Wayfaring Stranger  Performed by Traditional
  • Red River Valley  Performed by Traditional
  • Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms  Performed by Traditional
  • Roving Gambler  Performed by Traditional
  • Seventh Blues  Performed by Dix Bruce
  • Skip to My Lou  Performed by Traditional
  • Soldier's Joy  Performed by Traditional
  • Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child  Performed by Traditional
  • St. James Infirmary  Performed by Traditional
  • The Blue Tail Fly  Performed by Traditional
  • The Great Speckled Bird  Performed by Traditional
  • This Train  Performed by Traditional

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  • January 06, 2009 Good way to start

    I'm totally new to the mandolyn and it seemed daunting when I first picked it up. This system made it much more comfortable for me.

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