Wren's Nest - Octave Mandolin and Irish Bouzouki - Chord Lesson

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Here is a mandolin duo arrangement of the Irish tune called Wren's Nest. This jig was written by the great fiddler Frankie Gavin of De Dannan. I

included an octave mandolin accompaniment, and we are using some powerful chord voicing suitable for Celtic rhythm playing. The chords used are Em, A, G, D in different inversions. 

The accompaniment can also be played on the mandolin or Irish bouzouki. My tuning is GDAE.

This tutorial is published with the kind permission of Simon Haines Music.

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

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

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