Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: New Book on Mandolin Chordology

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Halifax Nova Scotia Canada
    Posts
    19

    Default New Book on Mandolin Chordology

    For the past year and a half I have been taking group lessons with Gordon Sobbe in Halifax. Gordon, who is well known in Canada as a fiddle instructor has written many books on fiddling. He has recently produced a new book plus CD on Mandolin Chordology that has just been posted on the classified website

    http://www.mandolincafe.com/cgi-bin/...uery=retrieval

    Our class had the opportunity to use some pages from the book as it was being developed and found it to be an excellent teaching tool. The focus is on three finger chords and knowledge of the fingerboard allowing the student to learn how to make more complex chords and use them in accompanying melodies. I had studied mandolin for two years prior to starting lessons with Gordon and it was only through his teaching that I now feel able to start to put chord theory and practice together.

    I encourage cafe members to explore Gordonís website http://www.fiddlebooks.com to see the contents and a sample of his new mandolin book. His other books and CDs about fiddling are also excellent resources for well known fiddle tunes that can be played on the mandolin

  2. #2
    Mandogal Barb Friedland's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Louisville, KY
    Posts
    434
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default Re: New Book on Mandolin Chordology

    Thanks for the additional info. I noted the ad and thought the book sounded interesting but didn't want to order without knowing more.
    BRW SP-H3 2 point
    BRW LP-H3 2 point
    Weber Bighorn oval hole
    Weber Bighorn Mandola
    Weber Octar D-hole
    -------------------
    "The creative is the place no one else has ever been... What you will discover will be wonderful; it will be yourself." Alan Alda

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •