Alfred Handy Guide - How To Play Mandolin. A complete mandolin course for the beginner that is easy and fun to play. Learn to play accompaniments and chords to many popular folk songs. Contents briefly comprises:- Mandolin Parts, How to hold the Mandolin, How to play different chords and some of the folk songs by title are, Little Brown Jug, Greensleeves, Cockles & Mussels & more. Folk songs have lyrics to sing along with, an excellent handy guide.