The Mandolin Tablature Hymnal: 50 Beloved Christian Hymns and Spirituals arranged for Mandolin-Family Instruments
- Easy-to-read tablature - no standard notation
- Full lyrics and chords for every song
- Multiple arrangements of each song in two different keys (G and C)
- Instructional lessons on reading tablature and playing included
- Great for beginners and more experienced pickers as well
Get ready to grab your mandolin and get busy pickin’! Author Ben “Gitty” Baker makes it easier than ever to play beloved Christian hymns, spirituals and carols on your mandolin-family instrument - whether you want to pick out the melody or strum the chords, and whether you are a complete beginner or more experienced.
The songs in this book are a mix of well-known traditional hymns, spirituals and songs, primarily from the protestant traditions, with a focus on the songs that are still sung in small, rural American churches. These hymns have been recorded many times over the years by famous musicians like Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley and many more. So get tuned up, grab your picks and let’s have some fun!
Highlights include: · Amazing Grace · Are You Washed In the Blood? · Blessed Assurance · Glory To His Name · Gospel Train · In the Sweet By and By · Jesus Loves Me · Just A Closer Walk With Thee · Kum-Ba-Ya · Nearer My God To Thee · Oh When the Saints Go Marching In · The Old Rugged Cross · Old-Time Religion · Precious Memories · Rock Of Ages · Shall We Gather At the River · Softly And Tenderly · Swing Low, Sweet Chariot · This Little Light of Mine · What A Friend We Have In Jesus · When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder · Whispering Hope · Will the Circle Be Unbroken ... and many more!