The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #122481 Message #3770919
Posted By: Backwoodsman
06-Feb-16 - 05:22 AM
Thread Name: Tuning mandolin as guitar
Subject: RE: Tuning mandolin as guitar
A capo isn't much use above about the 2nd fret on a mandolin, and tuning it like a guitar destroys the 'modal' character of the sound.
Better to learn to play it properly. IMHO.