Mandolin Chords for Kids...& Big Kids Too!

Mandolin Chords for Kids...& Big Kids Too!

by Nancy Eriksson, Richard Lunn


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A first mandolin chord dictionary for children and ‘big’ children alike!

Here, Nancy Eriksson and Richard Lunn provide a selection of 336 of the most popular chord types in all twelve keys, together with a selection of useful moveable chords and comprehensive sections on chord theory and tuning.

The chord window diagrams are child-friendly with a little initial help from an adult. Chord theory and tuning sections are also provided to give a parent, teacher or carer a little help along the way on their musical journey.

The Chords covered in Mandolin Chords for Kids...& Big Kids Too! (using the key of C as an example):C, Cm, C7, Cm7, C5, C6, Cm6, Cmaj7, Cdim, Cdim7, C+, Csus2, Csus4, Cadd9, Cmadd9, Cm7-5, C7sus4, Cm(maj7), C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, C-5, C9, Cm9, Cmaj9, C11, C13.

Review of features:

•336 chords in all 12 keys

•large child-friends chord window diagrams

•Standard GDAE mandolin tuning

•Comprehensive chord theory section

•Fingerboard diagram

•Tuning diagram with instruction

•20 moveable chord diagrams

•240 moveable chord positions

•Alternative chord naming chart

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906207823
Publisher: Cabot Books
Publication date: 05/26/2016
Series: Fretted Friends Beginners Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.23(d)

Table of Contents

Understanding the Chord Windows
All About Chords
Chord Theory and FAQs
Mandolin Questions
Mandolin Fingerboard Layout
Tuning Your Mandolin
Chords (336 chord window diagrams)
Moveable Chords

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