Mandolin Exercises For Dummies

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Build your skills playing scales
  • Play arpeggios with confidence
  • Master chord forms and progressions

Practise makes perfect with this hands-on resource for mandolin players of all skill levels

For mandolin players, practise makes perfect! Use this hands-on resource to get the most out of your practise sessions. Get hundreds of ...

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Build your skills playing scales
  • Play arpeggios with confidence
  • Master chord forms and progressions

Practise makes perfect with this hands-on resource for mandolin players of all skill levels

For mandolin players, practise makes perfect! Use this hands-on resource to get the most out of your practise sessions. Get hundreds of exercises in various keys and positions, use drills to help practise time, build your technique like a pro, practise scales and full-length pieces, and much more. Take your mandolin playing to the next level today!

  • Get ready — pick up an overview of the fundamentals, use exercises to limber up, and much more
  • Explore arpeggios — dive into the major and minor arpeggios with triad patterns, then move on to major 7th and minor 7th patterns
  • All about chords — practise major and minor inversions, and get groovy with major 7th chord inversions
  • Get on the scales — start up with the major scales, then move on to mastering the minor scales with practise exercises
  • Tips and tricks — get tips to help you practise better, including using a metronome, playing with recordings, and more

Open the book and find:

  • A full review of the basics and reading music
  • Warm-ups specific to mandolin players
  • Major and minor scale patterns
  • Practise exercises for chords and scales
  • Tips and exercises for connecting scale patterns
  • Tricks for chord progressions, along with practise notes
  • Ten tunes to practise everything at once
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118769539
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/28/2014
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 226,864
  • Product dimensions: 10.80 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Don Julin is professional mandolin player, instructor and recording artist. Don has spent the last 30 years challenging the boundaries of mandolin and helping others do the same. He is the author of Mandolin For Dummies®.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2014

    Very good book

    I even play mandolin in the first place! :)

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