Simon Mayor: New Celtic Mandolin

Books | Mandolin

Publisher: AKG Acoustics
Author: Simon Mayor
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
If you already know your way around the mandolin and want some expert advice and new ideas to spice up your playing of Celtic tunes, then Simon Mayor’s New Celtic Mandolin will prove an invaluable resource. Simon Mayor takes a fresh and detailed look at traditional and modern tunes from many corners of the Celtic world, introducing original ideas that will benefit all aspects of your mandolin playing. This book includes:
  • Left hand techniques for adding decoration to tunes: pull-offs, double pull-offs, hammer-ons, and slides.
  • Plectrum technique: tips on incorporating triplets and the most effective use of down and up strokes.
  • How to incorporate harmony lines, drones and full chordal accompaniments.
  • How to move up the fingerboard: tricks for seamlessly shifting position.
  • Includes tunes in music and tablature with guitar chords.
  • Includes three quartet arrangements.
  • Fascinating and revealing interviews with leading players Andy Irvine, Maartin Allcock, Chris Newman, Gary Peterson, and Brian Taheny.
  • ISBN: 9780952277620
    Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
    No of pages: 68
    Language: English
    Catalogue No: MEX134972Y

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