John McGann: Guide To Octave Mandolin And Bouzouki (Book/Online Audio)

Books and Digital Audio | Mandolin

Author: John McGann
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor

John McGann's Guide To Octave Mandolin And Bouzouki contains twenty tunes in styles from Irish to American, in a variety of tunings, melody and accompaniment, presented in standard notation and tablature, with a stereo audio download (left channel melody, right channel accompaniment).

Left and right hand techniques and chord voicings are thoroughly discussed. For the first time, the Celtic style "woven texture" accompaniment, unique to the instrument, is fully notated. 

The book also contains melodic Irish ornamentation, blues, jazz, American fiddle tunes with variations and improvisations (all fully notated), and a chapter "Breaking Away From Block Chords" extending knowledge of the fingerboard. Audio tracks are included to download online.

ISBN: 9780786686797
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 06 September 2016
No of pages: 160
Language: English
Catalogue No: MLB99540M