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Soldier's Joy mandolin tabs & chords

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  • This is an old-time tune with a nice bouncy melody. This version of Soldier's Joy will show you how to play a basic version of this tune. Don’t forget to check out the different licks!

    • Key D
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Soldier's Joy is a bit more involved that the beginner one due to it’s longer lines and alternate picking techniques.

    • Key D
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • You’ll hear much longer phrasing in this arrangement of Soldier's Joy, so take it slowly (around 80 bpm to start) to really get all of the articulations down.

    • Key D
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Soldier's Joy Mandolin song

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.

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