Hal Leonard Ukulele Method, Book 1

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(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. The accompanying CD contains 46 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along. Includes: types of ukuleles, tuning, music reading, melody playing, chords, strumming, scales, tremolo, music notation and tablature, a variety of music styles, ukulele history and much more.
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Overview

(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. The accompanying CD contains 46 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along. Includes: types of ukuleles, tuning, music reading, melody playing, chords, strumming, scales, tremolo, music notation and tablature, a variety of music styles, ukulele history and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780634077265
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/1/2005
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 508,769
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     2
A Brief History of the Ukulele     3
Your Ukulele     4
Playing Position     5
Tuning     6
Musical Symbols     7
Notes on the C String     8
Notes on the E String     9
Frere Jacques     10
Mary Had a Little Lamb     10
Go Tell Aunt Rhody     11
Ode to Joy     11
Notes on the A String     12
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star     13
Oh! Susanna     15
The C Major Scale     16
High D and High E     17
Aura Lee     18
Wildwood Flower     19
Eighth Notes     20
Frere Jacques     20
Shortening Bread     21
Little Brown Jug     22
Playing Chords     23
C, F, and G7 Chords     23
Strumming Chords     24
Generic Blues     25
Strum It     26
The G Chord Family     27
G, C, 07, and Em Chords     27
Ooh-Wah Uke     27
Boil 'Em Cahhage Down     28
3/4 Time     29
Waltz     29
Waltz Strum     30
Amazing Grace     31
The F Chord Family     32
F, B[Characters not reproducible] and C7 Chords     32
Hush Little Baby     32
Rolling     33
Juking the Uke     33
F-Sharp     34
Down in the Valley     34
B-Flat     35
Key Signatures     35
The F Major Scale     36
Clementine     36
Paw Paw Patch     37
Skip to My Lou     37
In the Moon's Pale Shimmer     38
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain     38
The Single Roll Stroke     39
Shave and a Haircut     39
Playing Tremolo     40
AuraLee     40
The Am Chord     41
Doo-Wop Uke     41
Rests     42
Goodnight Ladies     43
Merrily We Roll Along     43
The E Minor Chord Family     44
Em, Am, and B7 Chords     44
The Haunted Uke Blues     45
Hey, Ho, Nobody Home     45
More Chords     46
Dm and A7 Chords     46
Sinner Man      47
Scarborough Fair     47
Chord Chart     48
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