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Mandolin Lessons: 4 Favorite Advanced Tunes

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Overview

Master mandolin player Mike Marshall breaks down classics like "Silent Night" and "Auld Lang Syne" and offers variations to keep these advanced tunes fresh for years to come.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
1. "Silent Night"
  • "Silent Night" part 1
  • "Silent Night" part 2
  • "Silent Night" part 3
2. "Soldier's Joy"
  • "Soldier's Joy" part 1: Chords and melody
  • "Soldier's Joy" part 2: Analysis
  • "Soldier's Joy" part 3: Variations
3. "Auld Lang Syne"
  • "Auld Lang Syne" key of A: Performance 1
  • "Auld Lang Syne" key of A: Performance 2
  • "Auld Lang Syne" key of G: Performance
  • "Auld Lang Syne" melody
  • "Auld Lang Syne" bluegrass style
4. Circle of Fifths
  • Circle of fifths part 1: Using the circle to find 1-4-5s
  • Circle of fifths part 2: Using the circle to find 2-5-1s
  • Circle of fifths part 3: 2-5-1 in G, fingering ideas
  • Circle of fifths part 4: Around the circle in 2-5-1
  • Circle of fifths part 5: Finding 2-5-1s using chromatics
  • Circle of fifths part 6: Using the 2-5-1 to modulate
  • Circle of fifths part 7: Around the circle in 2-5-1 arpeggios
Conclusion
  • ArtistWorks and Next Steps

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Mike Marshall

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