Practice slow first and focus on not lifting up your fingers too far from the strings. You have to get rid of any unnecessary motion to play fast later on. You may find the hammer-ons in bars 5 a 7 a little trickier. Try to make them sound as clear as the plucked notes.Learn
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This traditional fiddle tune in the key of G has two parts that differ just in the melody. It uses mostly the notes from G major pentatonic scale. The tune needs to be played quite fast to make it sound right. However, begin slowly to give your hands enough time to learn the right positions of your fingers, then start speeding up.
Learn how to play the melody of Katy Hill with the beginner mandolin tab on Tunefox. From there you can work your way up to the intermediate and advanced arrangements, which feature an emphasis on technical playing while still holding true to that original melody.
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 Katy Hill tab to memory, use Memory Train to gradually hide the notes in the song each time it loops.
Want to learn how to improvise over Katy Hill on mandolin? Use the Tunefox Lick Switcher to change some of the measures into different style licks. You can basically create your own arrangement of the song, depending on what you want to learn. Pretty cool! If you want to randomly shuffle the licks in the song, go down to the bottom toolbar and click on Shuffle Licks.
All 3 Katy Hill mandolin tabs include backing tracks, so you can change the volume of a mandolin, band or metronome to suit your liking.
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