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Albums from Simon Mayor
The Art Of Mandolin
The Art Of Mandolin
'Peerlessly produced,
flawlessly executed'
fRoots
 
Music From A Small Island

Music From A
Small Island

'Folk record of the year'
The Daily Telegraph

  

The Mandolin AlbumThe Second Mandolin AlbumThe English Mandolin
Winter With MandolinsNew Celtic MandolinMandolinquents
DuosChildren's Favourites from AcousticsDance Of The Comedians

Gobble! Gobble! Gobble!Up In A Big BalloonA Big Surprise
Snowmen and KingsMidsummer MarketLullabies With Mandolins

 
Books & DVDs


Harp guitar
A first! Getting to grips with a Gibson harp guitar at The Acoustic Music Company, Brighton

 

Welcome...
....to the online home of Britain's 'hot-fingered mandolin virtuoso', humourist, multi-instrumentalist and composer, Simon Mayor.


Great Tunes For MandolinNew Music Books!
Great Tunes For Mandolin (vols 1 & 2)

Books with audio downloads
 
Hot off the press - two volumes (each 64 pages) of solos and duets from the baroque to the present day with detailed performance notes.

Standard music notation and tablature.

See some sample pages (vol 1)
See some sample pages (vol 2)

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Great Traditional Tunes For Guitar

Great Traditional Tunes For GuitarBook / audio download (48 pages)

Simon Mayor’s first collection of guitar music: twenty-one vignettes, rich in melody, from the vast repertoire of the musical traditions of England, Scotland and Ireland.

These are suitable for either classical or acoustic fingerstyle guitar. All arrangements are in standard tuning. The music is presented in both standard notation and tablature.

See some sample pages

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More For The Mandolin

Teaching

Simon's extensive collection of teaching books and DVDs receive constant accolades for their encouraging manner and clear explanations.

'I could not fault this material in any way. It's way, way better than anything of this sort that I've seen' fRoots Magazine


The Art Of Mandolin
'Each piece is a joy'
R2 Magazine (* * * * 4-star review)

Teaching

'A master musician at his absolute best... one of the best things I have heard so far this year'   The Living Tradition
 
A blend of Simon Mayor's original tunes and specially arranged classical pieces including Minute Waltz (Chopin), Hungarian Dance No. 2 (Brahms), Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Debussy), Maple Leaf Rag (Scot Joplin) - and more - showcase Simon's peerless mandolin artistry.

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Watch The Mandolinquents
Rigaudon (from The Holberg Suite / E Grieg) The Typewriter (L Anderson)
Go to the watch page for links to more video clips.