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Mandolin Exercises For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-76953-9
256 pages
April 2014
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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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