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Mandolin Sampler

By Dan Gelo

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Mandolin Sampler composed by Dan Gelo. For Mandolin. Perfect binding, Solos. Acoustic Music. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/CD Set. 80 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20024BCD).

ISBN 9780786661268. Acoustic Music. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This collection of vibrant traditional and original tunes captures the variety of mandolin styles in America. The styles represented include old time country and bluegrass, ragtime, swing, Irish, Italian, and neoclassical. Some of the techniques explored are cross-picking, droning, voice-leading, double stops, and pull-offs. Of special interest are tunes that make use of the chord solo potential of the mandolin. A discussion of each tune provides lively commentary on the history and players behind the style, an outline of the arranging and composing ideas that are employed, and tips for practicing and honing technique. Tunes are shown in notation and tablature, and a CD is included. This is the perfect anthology for intermediate and advanced players who want to build their skills while expanding their range of styles.

  • Agrigento   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Angel Dance   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Big Sciota   Performed by Arr. Dan Gelo
  • Carraroe/Fraine a'Phoill's Jigs   Performed by Arr. Dan Gelo
  • Double-Talkin' Blues   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Father's Day  Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Homage to Faure   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Jethritis   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Maverick Creek   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Miller's Reel  Performed by Arr. Dan Gelo
  • Pizzicato Rag   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Raritan Ride   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Southern Railroad Locomotive Blues   Performed by Dan Gelo
  • Uncle Dave Medley   Performed by Dan Gelo