This is a classic arrangement of Soldier's Joy. If you are using the Difficulty slider it strips down nicely, but has a nice stream of 16th notes that fill in the arrangement when you up the difficulty level. There's a lot of great licks here. There's classic fiddle style variations, arpeggios that introduce some up the neck playing, and some standard Bluegrass and Chromatic fare to add some flair to your playing.Learn
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Learn how to play Soldier's Joy 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 Soldier's Joy tabs. These arrangements still follow the melody line but a little more technique is required to get them down.
Tunefox features several amazing learning tools to aid you in practicing Soldier's Joy tabs. For example, the tempo control slider will let you set an ideal tempo for practice and you can also click on measures to isolate specific sections of the song. The Speed Up tool will gradually increase the tempo each time the song or selected measures loop and the Memory Train feature will steadily hide notes in the song each time it loops.
If you ever wondered how to play Soldier's Joy 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.
Need to work on jamming? Use the Tunefox backing tracks, which are included with each arrangement of Soldier's Joy. You can mix the volume of mandolin, full band, and metronome to whatever level you’d like.
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