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What is a mandolin?

a mandolin is a string instrument that has four sets of two strings. so it looks like there are four strings but there are really eight. it has a "light" sound to it like (MORE)

What are mandolins?

Mandolins are decendants of the lute, whilst they are tuned like a violin (G,D,A,E) but are held and strummed like a guitar. Mandolins are traditionally acoustic, but recently (MORE)

What does a mandolin player do?

Most blue grass and folk bands don't use percussion instraments so the mandolin acts as rhythm for the and. It also can play similar music to the fiddle because they are tuned (MORE)

When was the mandolin invented?

Mandolin have a long history as they have steadily evloved from more besice designs. From the lute came the mandore in the fourteenth centure, and during the 17th and 18th cen (MORE)

How do you hold a Mandolin?

Mandolins are normally held like a guitar- For a right handed player this would be with the body of the mandolin on your right thigh, with the neck of the mandolin in your lef (MORE)

Who invented the mandolin?

Mandolin have a long history as they have steadily evloved from more basic designs. From the lute came the mandore in the fourteenth centure, and during the 17th and 18th cent (MORE)

What is a cousin of a mandolin?

the mandolin family is much like that of the violin; There is the mandolin, the highest pitched in the family The Mandola, lower than the mandolin and tuned the same a a viola (MORE)