This book is dedicated to the traditional music of Southern Italy. Suitable for mandolinists and violinists at a late beginner-intermediate level, it explores the beautiful and distinctive sounds of folk music from the regions of Campagnia, Calabria, Puglia, Sicily and Sardinia.
Traditional Southern Italian Mandolin And Fiddle Tunes has been devised with careful consideration in order to provide an excellent introduction to this fascinating style.
With the preparatory studies, the student will develop a firm foundation upon which to build their skills in Italian-style tremolo, picking and rhythms that accentuate the music. Detailed descriptions are included for all of the songs and dances, as well as historical and technical information about tarantella and pizzica music.
Together with the accompanying online audio, the student will be able to play along and follow the precise nuances that distinguish the music, while increasing their knowledge and repertoire in the Italian folk style.
This book is written in standard notation and Mandolin tablature with Guitar and Mandolin chord accompaniment.