Fiddle Tunes For Flatpickers: Mandolin

Overview

The mandolin delivers the clean, sharp solo sound that defined some of the greatest bluegrass recordings of the 1950s. Now you can learn to play famous fiddle tunes specially arranged for mandolin. Each song includes performance notes which give you helpful hints and tips on playing slides, double stops, fiddle shuffles, tremolos, ornaments, syncopations, and much more! The accompanying CD features specially mixed tracks that let you hear the mandolin alone, the mandolin with the backing track, or just the ...
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Overview

The mandolin delivers the clean, sharp solo sound that defined some of the greatest bluegrass recordings of the 1950s. Now you can learn to play famous fiddle tunes specially arranged for mandolin. Each song includes performance notes which give you helpful hints and tips on playing slides, double stops, fiddle shuffles, tremolos, ornaments, syncopations, and much more! The accompanying CD features specially mixed tracks that let you hear the mandolin alone, the mandolin with the backing track, or just the backing track so you can play along! Get started flatpickin' now with songs like:

• Blackberry Blossom
• Kentucky Mandolin
• Old Joe Clark
• Salt Creek
• Turkey in the Straw
and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825687532
  • Publisher: Oak Publications
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 549,033

Table of Contents


Preface     4
CD Track List     4
Introduction     5
How to Use this Book     6
Tablature     7
Reading Music     8
Picking Technique     9
The Tunes-Key of A     10
Old Joe Clark     10
Salt Creek     11
Sally Goodin'     12
Bill Cheatham     13
Cherokee Shuffle     14
Fire on the Mountain     15
Sweet Liza Jane     16
Devil's Dream     17
Red Haired Boy     18
Big Mon     19
Old Dangerfield     20
Cattle in the Cane     22
Cluck Old Hen     23
The Tunes-Key of C     24
Texas Gales     24
Billy in the Low Ground     26
Boston Boy     27
The Tunes-Key of D     28
Sailor's Hornpipe     28
Whiskey Before Breakfast     29
Soldier's Joy     30
Eighth of January     31
Liberty     32
Fisher's Hornpipe     34
Arkansas Traveler     35
The Tunes-Key of G     36
Blackberry Blossom     36
Temperance Reel     37
Turkey in the Straw     38
Kentucky Mandolin     39
Conclusion     40
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