Nigel Gatherer's Mandolin Chords - A Simple Guide
This handy pocket-sized guide
will be very useful to any mandolin player. Small enough to fit into any
mandolin case, it starts with a description of how chords are constructed,
and chord families. Then the chords are grouped in families according to
keys; it's done like this so that if you're playing a tune in the key of G,
for example, you go to the G page which shows you the main chords and then
the subsidiary chords which will be used in that tune or song.
"This is by far the best beginners book of chord theory I've ever seen.
Any of you that are beginners or teachers that have beginning students
will really benefit from the very elegant little utilitarian guide."
- Mike Stangeland
Available from my on-line store.
- How to Read Chord Charts
- How Chords are Formed
- Major Chords
- Minor Chords
- Seventh Chords
- Chord Families
- Key of A
- Key of Bb
- Key of C
- Key of D
- Key of E
- Key of F
- Key of G
- "Chop" Chords
- Notes on the Mandolin