Topic: How to Strum on a Mandolin?

OK cool. I been playing BG but would like to do a little strumming.

Os the question is. How do I strum on the mando? what would the pattern be for .... fill in the blank ....

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Re: How to Strum on a Mandolin?

sorry i would need an enigma machine to translate this code....

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Re: How to Strum on a Mandolin?

Just practice with an up/down strum.

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Re: How to Strum on a Mandolin?

bensonp wrote:

Just practice with an up/down strum.

And be open to picking the individual strings of a chord to sort of "enunciate" the melody a bit between your strumming.  You'd be amazed how good that can sound when singing the song.  The same thing works when working a guitar.