Can Em/G be substituted as Em on the Mandolin as an open chord



Are the chords the same on a mandolin?

The great thing about the mandolin is that it’s tuned symmetrically (open 5ths), meaning that you can use the same chord shapes across all the strings. For example, play the 2nd string, 2nd fret and the 1st string, 3rd fret. That’s G Major.

How do you play em on mandolin?






Quote from video: So you get an e. And then on the a string you can play in the second fret underneath you one before with your middle finger. And then your high string on the e is also gonna be open.

What are the basic chords for mandolin?





Quote from video: This is a G C and D chord and they're all two finger chords so really easy to get going and you'll end up playing them as long as you play music so let's get started G you start with your pointer

How many chords are on a mandolin?

Chords are groups of notes that are played together by strumming all the mandolin strings while holding down certain strings with your left-hand fingers. This figure shows 12 essential mandolin chords.

Which is harder guitar or mandolin?

When comparing the guitar to the mandolin, the guitar is much more difficult to learn than the mandolin because it has more strings.

Can a guitarist play mandolin?



You should be able to be competent on mandolin pretty quickly without even hurting your guitar knowledge. A lot of people play both with no problem – Jimmy Page and Ricky Skaggs just to name the ones that spring right to mind. I would say mandolin and guitar coexist as skills a lot better than banjo and guitar.

Is there a key of em?

E minor

Relative key G major
Parallel key E major
Dominant key B minor
Subdominant A minor
Component pitches

What chord goes well with em?

Chords in the Key of E Minor

  • i = E minor.
  • ii° = F# diminished.
  • III = G Major.
  • iv = A minor.
  • v = B minor.
  • VI = C Major.
  • VII = D Major.



How do you transpose em?



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Do A and F style mandolins sound different?

Some believe F-style and A-style mandolins absolutely sound identical. Others are adamant that the tone of each style can be different, depending on a few factors: the wood used in construction of the instrument, the F-style’s scroll and points and the benefits of a professional setup.

Are notes on mandolin same as guitar?



Because mandolins are much shorter than guitars, the strings on a mandolin make higher pitched notes. Each of the mandolins four pairs of strings is tuned to a different note, while the six strings on a guitar are all tuned to a different note.

Is mandolin same tuning as guitar?

The mandolin is tuned to a system quite different to a standard electric guitar. Typically, it’s like an upside down version of the first 4 guitar strings: G-D-A-E. Also, remember that each pair of strings is normally tuned to the same tone, so it’s more like G-G-D-D-A-A-E-E.