Play Ukulele Today!: A Complete Guide to the Basics Level 1

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(Play Today Instructional Series). This is the ultimate self-teaching method designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs, and a professional quality CD with 61 full-demo tracks. It can be used by students who want to teach themselves or by teachers for private or group instruction. Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book as you listen to the teacher on the CD. This book includes over 60 great songs and covers: songs, chords and melodies; picking and strumming; playing tips and techniques; music notation; and more.
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Overview

(Play Today Instructional Series). This is the ultimate self-teaching method designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs, and a professional quality CD with 61 full-demo tracks. It can be used by students who want to teach themselves or by teachers for private or group instruction. Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book as you listen to the teacher on the CD. This book includes over 60 great songs and covers: songs, chords and melodies; picking and strumming; playing tips and techniques; music notation; and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780634078613
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 609,275
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Table of Contents


The Basics     3
The Parts of the Ukulele     3
How to Hold Your Ukulele     3
Your Right and Left Hands     4
Playing is Easy     5
Tuning Up     6
How to Read Music     8
Playing Chords     9
Notes on the First String: A     14
Notes on the Second String: E     18
Notes on the Third String: C     21
Reading Rhythms     23
Minor Chords     26
First-Position Review     30
Major Scales     34
Minor Scales     39
Chord Glossary     43
How to Change a String     47
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