50 Tunes Volume 1 for Mandolin is one of a 5-book series, a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the mandolin. The melodies range from simple to advanced, and many contain a harmony part to match the melody. Designed for the "flatpicking" style prevalent in Celtic and Bluegrass music that features fast soloing with a single, flat pick. All parts are written in mandolin tablature and standard notation. Companion CDs included. 50 Tunes For Mandolin, Traditional, Old Time, Bluegrass, Celtic Solos.