Mastering Fisher's Hornpipe with Bluegrass Mandolin Chop Chords: Step-by-Step Lesson

bluegrass mandolin lesson youtube Mar 28, 2024

Strumming into the world of Bluegrass mandolin?

Dive into 'Fisher's Hornpipe' with this comprehensive chords lesson!

In this tutorial, we'll explore the fundamental chords needed to play Fisher's Hornpipe authentically, using the chop chords. The chords are D, G, and A. ‘’

I will also give you some ways to alternate the chord progression of the B-part to make it more exciting and playful.

From my demonstration, you will discover the mandolin's essential chop chords and how to use the proper finger placements and strumming patterns that bring the timeless Bluegrass sound to life on your mandolin.

This tune is part of one of my favorite albums, "Into the Cauldron," with Chris Thile and Mike Marshall.

Whether you're a beginner eager to learn new chords or an intermediate player seeking to master this quintessential tune, this step-by-step guide is designed for you.

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs (PDF)
  • Backing and play-a-long tracks (MP3)
  • How-to-play-instructions

On my right side, I have the excellent Swedish bluegrass guitarist Mikael Grund 


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