Octave Mandolin Accompaniment - Tremology Lesson

octave mandolin youtube May 18, 2021

In this video, I show you how to play the chords, rhythm, and accompaniment for  “Tremology.” The octave mandolin adds a nice touch to the back up your mandolin, and the beautiful sound of the two instruments perfectly melts together, and the way they blend is just like coffee and cream, or vanilla and chocolate.

 In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find: 

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Play-a-long track
  • How-to-play-instructions 

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Octave Mandolin Lesson - Chords Accompaniment - Murphy’s Hornpipe - Celtic Traditional

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. 

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find: 

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Chord Charts
  • Play-along track

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Octave Mandolin Chords & Comping - How to play Italian Folk Dance - Tarantella Napoletana

In this video I show you how to play an octave mandolin accompaniment for Tarantella Napoletana. We use closed 4-string chords and 3-string chords. This Italian Folk Dance is the tarantella associated with Naples. It is familiar to many viewers of popular media as a stereotypically "Italian" musical riff or melody. 

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Play-a-long track
  • How-to-play-instructions

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Tarantella Napoletana - Mandolin Lesson - Italian Folk Melody - The Godfather

In this video I play a duo arrangement of Tarantella Napoletana on mandolin and octave mandolin.  This Italian Folk Dance is the tarantella associated with Naples. It is familiar to many viewers of popular media as a stereotypically "Italian" musical riff or melody.
In the films The Godfather (Il Padrino) (1972) and The Godfather Part II (1973) tarantella’s are played in the openings scenes.

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Play-a-long track
  • How-to-play-instructions

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Octave Mandolin Chords and Harmony - Vals efter Lasse i Lyby

In this video, I show you how to play an octave mandolin accompaniment for a Scandinavian traditional waltz. Melody, 2nd harmony and chords. This is a traditional dance tune from southern Sweden.

In Mandolin Secrets Academy you’ll find:

  • Sheet music/tabs
  • Chord charts
  • Play-a-long track
  • How-to-play-instructions

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Color Chords - add9 and sus4 - mandolin lesson

In this video I show you how to play add9 and sus4 chords on the mandolin and octave mandolin.

  • D-minor
  • F-major
  • Bb-major
  • C-major
  • Add9 (Sus2)
  • Sus4 (Add11)

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