In this video, I show how I play the octave mandolin accompaniment for Murphy’s Hornpipe. It’s a traditional Irish tune I learned 17 years ago but still love to play it.
For this accompaniment, I focus on playing a strong baseline.
It suits this tune well with its forward-moving chord changes.
At the end of the video, I show you how to play the accompaniment on standard mandolin, and the chord voicings I prefer for that.
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