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Old 12-30-2020, 07:01 AM
bkepler bkepler is offline
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Default Mandolin-Mandola-Octave Mandolin tunings

It seemed like your question was also about wrapping your head around mandolin-style chords. For something bigger like Mandola, etc., open chords will sound good. Think of the instrument like a mentally flipped guitar (just the low 4 strings of the guitar). Play all your guitar chords upside down and youíre in business.

Edited to add: thatís just the shapes. That upside down G chord will sound as a C chord on your C-G-D-A Mandola.
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