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Mandolin tablatures for Shenandoah


Recomended level: Beginner

Experience the timeless beauty of "Shenandoah" on the Mandolin. This exquisite melody, enhanced by a captivating tremolo technique in some of the licks, makes it an ideal piece for players of all levels. Dive into the rich and warm tones of this song, whether you are a beginner, an intermediate, or an experienced player, and explore the soulful charm of "Shenandoah" on your Mandolin.

Check out the melody first. After getting the hang of that try out a few licks. Adding in some measured tremolo here sounds great! Try to get a handle of some of the chords here. There's lots of different possibilities when it comes to adding chords to this song, so keep an eye and ear out when jamming with others as they may use different ones. There's some great tremolo licks to check out here, if you are new to tremolo, then check out our video lesson series Tremolo 101 to learn more about it and get some practice in.

After checking out the melody, dive into the Bluegrass arrangement. This is where the river really gets rolling!

  • Mandolin Shenandoah Melody


    Get a hang of this basic melody then try a few licks. Practice slow and steady before increasing your speed. Remember to listen to the player and read the tablature before playing. T...

    Mandolin Shenandoah Melody
  • Mandolin Shenandoah Bluegrass


    This bluegrass arrangement of Shenandoah is rip-roaring fun! It is based of the melody and uses alternate picking, arpeggio and some pentatonic scale movement to get a really nice so...

    Mandolin Shenandoah Bluegrass