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Cumberland Gap mandolin tabs & chords

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  • There are many versions of Cumberland Gap and this arrangement is of the old-time melody. Find a clawhammer banjoist to play it with!

    • Key D
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • It’s starting to come together! This arrangement of Cumberland Gap shows you some trademark old-time licks. Remember, there are 3 sections to this tune!

    • Key D
    • 85 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • Longer lines permeate this solo. Take it measure by measure or phrase by phrase to ensure that your timing is precise. A metronome may help as well!

    • Key D
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Cumberland Gap Mandolin song

Mandolin Cumberland Gap tab

The Tunefox Beginner tab is focusing on accenting the melody notes of the vocal line. Intermediate arrangement features more 16th note up and down strokes than the beginner version and Advanced version adds some tasty melodic flare.

Use Tunefox’s unique practice tools to take your playing up a notch or two. The tempo slider allows you to set the perfect tempo for your practice, depending on your goals. Work up to your ideal speed for the song using the Speed Up tool and once you’re ready to commit Cumberland Gap tab to memory, use Memory Train to gradually hide the notes in the song each time it loops.

If you ever wondered how to play Cumberland Gap on mandolin more creatively, try changing out the licks! Most of the measures can be changed into a different style, so you can gain an understanding of how other musicians may approach this tune. You can also shuffle all of the licks in the song to create a unique arrangement of the entire tab.

All 3 Cumberland Gap mandolin tabs include backing tracks, so you can change the volume of a mandolin, band or metronome to suit your liking.

If you’re a Tunefox member, you have the ability to export your arrangement to a PDF file.