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The Tenor Mandola Chord Bible, with its 1,728 chords offers a complete solution for both beginner and experienced professional musician alike. The layout is uncomplicated and follows a logical musical progression from standard major chords up to the more esoteric thirteenths used by many jazz players. To accompany the 1,728 chords, a further 576 possible moveable chord configurations are included, together with a useful range of slash chords, reflecting the popularity of this type of chord in many of today's artist and compilation topline songbooks.

This highly comprehensive guide provides the musician with no fewer than 68 different types of chord in all twelve keys, making it the definitive publication for the tenor mandola. Whether you play folk, rock, pop, jazz or any other type of popular music, The Tenor Mandola Chord Bible makes the ideal reference source for all occasions.

Standard Chords covered in The Tenor Mandola Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C, Cm, C7, Cm7, C5, C6, Cm6, Cmaj7, Cdim, Cdim7, C-5, C+, Csus2, Csus4, C7sus4, Cm7-5, Cadd9, Cmadd9, C6add9, Cm6add9, C7-5, C7+5, C7-9, C7+9, Cm(maj7), Cmaj7-5, Cmaj7+5, C9, Cm9, Cmaj9, C11, C13.

Advanced Chords covered in The Tenor Mandola Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C4, Cadd11, Csus4add9, Cm-6, C7sus2, C7-5-9, C7-5+9, C7+5-9, C7+5+9, C7add11, C7add13, C7+11, Cm7-5-9, Cm7-9, Cm7add11, Cmaj7+11, C9sus4, C9-5, C9+5, C9+11, Cm9-5, Cm(maj9), Cmaj9-5, Cmaj9+5, Cmaj9+11, Cmaj9add6, C11-9, Cm11, Cmaj11, C13sus4, C13-5-9, C13-9, C13+9, C13+11, Cm13, Cmaj13.

Major Slash Chords covered in The Tenor Mandola Chord Bible (using the key of C as an example): C/C, C/Db, C/D, C/Eb, C/E, C/F, C/F#, C/G, C/Ab, C/A, C/Bb, C/B.

Beside the many pages of chord boxes or windows, the book features useful sections on tuning, chord construction, fingerboard layout, FAQs, alternative chord naming, fingering, slash chords, harmonic intervals, chord window blanks for transcribing your own favorite chord sequences etc.

Review of features:

  • 1,728 Chords featuring all 12 keys
  • 144 Major slash chords in all keys
  • 576 possible moveable chord positions
  • Standard CGDA tuning
  • Chord theory, FAQs and tuning guides
  • Fingerboard diagrams
  • Mandolin family factfile
  • Alternative chord naming chart
  • Blank chord windows for your own jottings and arrangements

The aim of this guide is to provide the musician with the flexibility only really offered to guitar and keyboard players in the past. Now, with the help of The Tenor Mandola Chord Bible, musicians will be able to pick up any songbook and instantly have access to even the most complex and advanced chords.

Note: The tenor mandola is referred to as the mandola in North America.

FF03US The Tenor Mandola Chord Bible

SKU: 978-1-906207-24-3
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