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Kentucky Mandolin, Part 1

This lesson is part of the course Beginning/Intermediate Fiddle with Chad Manning.
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Learn basic fiddle techniques by learning popular traditional tunes, with lots of technique tips and advice on how to get that fiddley sound.
 
 
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In this lesson, Chad teaches you the popular old-time tune "June Apple," which is in the key of A Mixolydian. Mixolydian means that the seventh in the major scale (in this case, G#) is lowered a half step (to G). In the first part of the lesson, Chad teaches the A part of "June Apple" phrase by phrase and also shows you the "Nashville shuffle" bowing pattern, which works well on the A part of this tune.
 
 
 
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Kentucky Mandolin  
 
Kentucky Mandolin  
 
Kentucky Mandolin, Part 1
Kentucky Mandolin, Part 1
 
This Bill Monroe instrumental is in the key of G minor, which means you’ll mostly use the Bb major scale to play it. After he plays “Kentucky Mandolin” through, Chad shows you the Bb scale without the sixth step of the scale (Eb), since the melody doesn’t use an Eb or E. Then he walks you through the A part, phrase by phrase, showing you his bowing as he goes.

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