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Sailor's Hornpipe mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Here's a basic arrangement for Sailor's Hornpipe. This song features a bit of string jumping, so make sure to check out the right hand strokes when putting it to your mandolin.

    • Key D
    • 85 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement for Sailor's Hornpipe is based on the beginner version but has a few more tricky phrases in it.

    • Key D
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • Here's a really fun version of Sailor's Hornpipe, which features some great extended melodic lines.

    • Key D
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Sailor's Hornpipe Mandolin song

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 Sailor's Hornpipe tab to memory, use Memory Train to gradually hide the notes in the song each time it loops.

Once you learn the main arrangement of Sailor's Hornpipe, try switching out the licks in the song to learn about improvisation and creativity. You can do this by using the Tunefox Lick Switcher, which features hand-crafted licks built specifically for each tab. If you’re looking to spice up the entire arrangement of Sailor's Hornpipe, click Shuffle Licks, which can be found in the bottom tool bar.

Need to work on jamming? Use the Tunefox backing tracks, which are included with each arrangement of Sailor's Hornpipe. You can mix the volume of mandolin, full band, and metronome to whatever level you’d like.

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