Music Lessons from the North

Mandolin, Guitar and Bouzouki

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There are loads of useful (and FREE) resources on the LEARNING section of this site and some music that might interest you on the DABBLINGS page. However, for site security reasons, from now on you will have to register to get access to them. Just an email, 'real' name and your location (country) will do. See the LEARNING and DABBLINGS pages for details.


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Tune of the Week

St Margaret's Hill

This is a lovely tune from the English country dancing tradition. These (free) resources are designed for intermediate mandolin standard. They include 5 audio practice files and a PDF which includes notation for tune, a second part and chords and tablature (for the tune). regioster for access to this tune - and to a load of other free resources.

5. StMarg MIX v 1.mp3

MANDOLIN

Jigs and Reels - Rags and Rants - Jazz and Blues - Scottish and Irish - Country and World - Pickin' and Strummin .....and more!

BOUZOUKI

Learn to accompany the music of these islands using GDAE and GDAD tunings. Playing our music on the bouzouki isn't like playing the guitar: it's a unique style!

GUITAR

Country styles including ragtime picking, slide guitar blues, basic to advanced strumming techniques and flat-picking American style. Songwriting in a variety of styles (experienced writer).