Ron Greene's Music Dials - Banjo

mandolin accompaniment dial



The Mandolin Accompaniment Dial instantly shows you 8 accompaniment chords used to play great sounding violin/fiddle or mandolin accompaniment in each key for all styles including bluegrass. The most commonly used chord forms/positions are shown.

The front of the dial also shows a complete circle of 5ths/circle of 4ths in each key.



The Back of the Dial is loaded with information and tips about playing common accompaniment chords and chord extensions including a diagram showing all the notes on the violin/fiddle or mandolin neck.

The instructional CD for this dial contains both lessons and jam tracks. The lessons teach you the fundamentals of music and how to use the dial. The jam tracks provide you with the opportunity to practice using a wide variety of music styles and tempos in all popular major and minor keys.





Example for key of G major/ Em relative minor



Key of G:
I - IV - V - I
I - VIm - IV - V - I
I - bVII - IV - I
I - bIII - bVII - I

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G - C - D - G
G - Em - C - D - G
G - F - C - G
G - Bb - F - G
Key of Em:
VIm - IIm - IIIm - VIm
VIm - IV - V - VIm
VIm - IIm - bVII - VIm
VIm - IIm - III - VIm

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Em - Am - Bm - Em
Em - C - D - Em
Em - Am - F - Em
Em - Am - B - Em

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