Mandolin

Dark Hollow mandolin tabs & chords

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  • A favorite here at Tunefox. Dark Hollow is a groovy bluegrass tune made popular by Peter Rowan and Old and in the Way.

    • Key C
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Dark Hollow teaches you how to play a double-stop solo on this melody.

    • Key C
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • In contrast to the intermediate arrangement, this is a single note solo. Improv tip: Take sections from both the intermediate and advanced versions of Dark Hollow and try combining them into a single solo.

    • Key C
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Dark Hollow Mandolin song

Learn how to play Dark Hollow from a very basic level. With the beginner tab you’ll learn the melody of this song. Using this tab is a great way to set a solid foundation for your development on the mandolin. After you have completed the beginner version get cracking on the intermediate and advanced versions of Dark Hollow tabs. These arrangements still follow the melody line but a little more technique is required to get them down.

There are a ton of tools in the Tunefox app that will help you learn Dark Hollow tabs more efficiently and effectively. Use the tempo control slider to slow down the whole song, or isolate problematic measures. You can also activate the "Speed Up" tool to speed up isolated measures each time they loop. Use the "Memory Train" tool to hide more and more notes each time you play through the song.

If you ever wondered how to play Dark Hollow 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 arrangements of Dark Hollow include flexible backing tracks, allowing you to change the volume of the main instrument, full band, or metronome to suit your practice needs.

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