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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot mandolin tabs

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    Mandolin Swing Low, Sweet Chariot tab

    Beginner

    Traditional

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      A
    • Tempo
      90 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    Beware of the three pickup notes and put the right on time. Once you learn the melody, you can embelish your playing by putting emphasize on the most distinct melody notes (listen to some vocal version of the song to find out where they are). Also, go ahead and try to spice up your playing by using a few licks.

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  • Intermediate

    Traditional

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      A
    • Tempo
      100 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    Beware of the three pickup notes and put the right on time. Once you learn the melody, you can embelish your playing by putting emphasize on the most distinct melody notes (listen to some vocal version of the song to find out where they are). If you want to make your solo sound a little less "obvious", spice it up with emphasizing the bluesy notes (bar 3, bluesy licks) and the notes played by left-hand techniques (slides, hammer-ons).

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  • Advanced

    Traditional

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      A
    • Tempo
      100 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    Once you learn the melody, you can embelish your playing by putting emphasize on the most distinct melody notes (listen to some vocal version of the song to find out where they are). If you want to make your solo sound a little less "obvious", spice it up with emphasizing the bluesy notes (bar 3, bluesy licks) and add more left-hand techniques (slides, hammer-ons).

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More about Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

This is a very popular spitirual song, often sung a cappella but sometimes played as an instrumental tune too. If played as accompanied vocal song, the breaks can be played just over the chorus chords. In this version, you can learn the solo over both verse and chorus in the key of A.

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.

Need some practice help? Tunefox has several unique learning tools to keep your practice interesting and fun. Use the tempo slider to find the perfect tempo for you to practice at. When you’ve found it, test your speed with the “Speed Up” function, which will steadily increase the tempo each time the song or selected measures loop. When you’re ready to get off the tab, use Memory Train to increasingly hide notes each time Swing Low, Sweet Chariot tab loops.

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

Members can also export all of their arrangements into PDF files.