Easily comprehensible and clear school for mandoline will teach you the basis of this musical instrument. At the end of the book there are some compositions which will practise your gained skills and knowledge. There is also a CD with many excrcises and extracts from the book. Songs are recorded on two chanels-left channel includes a simple accompaniement and right channel contains the mandoline. There is also an interesting text about history of mandoline and wll-known bluegrass mandoline players.