It's Ukulele Time

It's Ukulele Time
Learn How to Play the Ukulele Using All-Time Favorite Songs

By Ron Manus and L. C. Harnsberger Ukulele Book Item: 00-42315
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This simple and effective approach to learning the ukulele will get you playing right away. Start with the absolute basics like holding the instrument and in no time, you'll have fun strumming the chords to all-time favorite songs. Melodies and lyrics are included, so you can sing along with friends and family or play duets with other musicians. The clear layout, large illustrations, and detailed photos make learning easy. Whether you are teaching yourself or learning with others, this is the best introduction to playing the ukulele. Songs include "Aloha Oe," "Clementine," "Down in the Valley," "Over the Rainbow," "When the Saints Go Marching In," and more!


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Contents

Title
Selecting Your Ukulele
The Parts of Your Ukulele
How to Tune Your Ukulele
Tuning the Ukulele to Itself
Pitch Pipes and Electronic Tuners
How to Hold Your Ukulele
Standing
Sitting
The Right Hand: Strumming the Strings
Strumming with a Pick
Strumming with Your Fingers
Time to Strum!
Strumming Notation
Beats
Introducing Slash Notation
The Staff and Treble Clef
Bar Lines, Measures, and Time Signatures
More Time to Strum
Using Your Left Hand
Hand Position
Placing a Finger on a String
How to Read Chord Diagrams
The C7 Chord
The F Chord
Introducing the Quarter Rest
Ode to Joy
Good Night Ladies
Down in the valley
Incomplete Measures
Clementine
The C Chord
Tom Dooley
The G7 Chord
Using G7 with Other Chords
Aloha 'Oe
When the Saints Go Marching In
The Streets of Laredo
The G Chord
The D7 Chord
Jingle Bells
Over the Rainbow
Ukulele Chord Dictionary

Additional Information

Author: Ron Manus, L. C. Harnsberger
Instrument: Ukulele
Format: Book
Page Count: 24
Item Number: 00-42315
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1010-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1010-4
UPC: 038081470139

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