Mandolin Tablature Archive
1857 free tunes from various authors around the world. Search for a tune or tune author:
TIP: keep your search terms brief. These are "OR" searches, not "AND" searches. A search for Monroe's Hornpipe will turn up any tune with the word "Monroe" or "Hornpipe."
- Reels and Hornpipes
- Early and Classical
- Swing, Jazz, Rags
- Slow Tunes in 4/4
- O'Carolan Tunes
- Scottish Tunes
- Polkas and Polskas
- Rock & Alternative
The music provided here is mostly in the public domain. We attempt to avoid free versions of music that might be in publication for sale by an artist or a company representing the artist.
Contributors include Dennis Ladd, Andy McCune, Tom Dillon, Steve Lares, Bill Flenady (Australia), Paul Roseblade (England), Niles Hokkanen, Mickey Cochran, Jeff Arey, Darrel Toole, Giuliano Pietroni (Italy), Les Rault (Australia), Adriano Sofo (Italy), Paul Spafford, Diane Wells, Agustan Hernandez (Venezuela), John Baldry (England), Mike Nelson (England), Mike Johnson, James Stuart, Mike Stangeland, Rich Bradford, Jeff Strawman, Aidan Crossey, Mike Buesseler, Jon Clement, Andy Shaw, Karen Josephson, Christopher Cabeen, Russell Rench, Cedwyn Morgan, Brendan O'Leary, Russell Jenkins, Jerry Murphy, Markus Voelker, Rob Hicks, Aine Cooke, Carolyn Gritzmaker, Scott Rucker, Jack Robers, Rob Pace, Dale Clark, Andy Garnett, Yehudah Goldberg, Guy Ben-Moshe, Michael Endres, Thomas Clague, John Flynn, Jose Bufill, Wolfgang W. Striebinger and Scott Tichenor.
NOTE: Master of the Mandolin (above, left) is a great one-of-a-kind transcription in tablature only of many of the greatest mandolin solos, transcribed by the late Dave Peters.
Other Comprehensive Tablature Sources
- Parking Lot Picker's Songbook: Mandolin
- Mel Bay You Can Teach Yourself Mandolin (You Can Teach Yourself)
- The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method Book: Only for Beginners Music and Tablature
- Mel Bay Presents Mandolin Classics in Tablature
- Mel Bay 50 Tunes for Mandolin, Vol. 1: Traditional, Old Time, Bluegrass & Celtic Solos
- Mandolin Gold
- Beginning Mandolin (Book & DVD)
- Mel Bay First Lessons Mandolin
- Mandolin Primer (Book & audio CD)