Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Music > Musician Talk
User Name  
Password
Search:

Closed Thread
Old 12-10-2012, 06:07 AM   #1
RiffsanBridges
UG's mentally challenged
 
RiffsanBridges's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Denmark
Mandolin songs?

I'm getting a mandolin soon, so I've been wondering, which songs are almost essential to learn?
__________________
"Since the comprehension of sweet sound is our most indefinite conception, music, when combined with a pleasurable idea, is poetry. Music without the idea is simply music."
- Edgar Allan Poe
RiffsanBridges is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 06:09 AM   #2
TheHydra
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
There are no "essential" songs for any instrument. What do you like to listen to?
TheHydra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 06:13 AM   #3
RiffsanBridges
UG's mentally challenged
 
RiffsanBridges's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Denmark
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheHydra
There are no "essential" songs for any instrument. What do you like to listen to?

I wrote almost essential, as in songs that are very common. But I like folk rock, some bluegrass and folk metal/viking metal.
__________________
"Since the comprehension of sweet sound is our most indefinite conception, music, when combined with a pleasurable idea, is poetry. Music without the idea is simply music."
- Edgar Allan Poe
RiffsanBridges is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 06:14 AM   #4
TheHydra
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011


If you haven't already set your sights on it.
TheHydra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 06:16 AM   #5
RiffsanBridges
UG's mentally challenged
 
RiffsanBridges's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Denmark
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheHydra


If you haven't already set your sights on it.

Yeah, I was thinking about learning that one and Going To California.
__________________
"Since the comprehension of sweet sound is our most indefinite conception, music, when combined with a pleasurable idea, is poetry. Music without the idea is simply music."
- Edgar Allan Poe
RiffsanBridges is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 07:09 AM   #6
ffaf12
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
rem looseing my religion was my first song tis always a good jam
ffaf12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 07:40 AM   #7
Elderer
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Fellow mandolinist here. Fun instrument and has gotten me few studio sessions and live gigs.

Search on youtube Hoedidle(middle section) and Down to the River To Pray by John Paul Jones.

Id recomend to start with Going to California.Basic slides and doublestops in there.

Nonesuch solo is good to wrap your head around lead parts.
Whiskey Before Breakfast is fun little tune.
Elderer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 08:13 AM   #8
xonty
Registered User
 
xonty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Battle of Evermore and Going to California is what i started off on. Theres other stuff like losing my religion and you can kind of learn any violin song on mandolin cos its same tuning.
xonty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 08:22 AM   #9
ibanez1511
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
we have a great choice of violin sheet music to work from.
when you are faced with a long duration. i.e 1/2 note. then just tremolo pick the note to achieve the same duration.
ibanez1511 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 08:54 AM   #10
AlanHB
Godin's Resident Groupie
 
AlanHB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Canberra, Australia
Suggest a song thread.
__________________
And no, Guitar Hero will not help. Even on expert. Really.
AlanHB is offline   Reply With Quote
Closed Thread


Thread Tools Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:09 PM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.