DescriptionThese pocket-sized swatch-packs are great for quick reference at home or on the go.Each Notecracker contains 70 handy reference cards, printed on both sides for quick access to chord diagrams, general music theory, jokes, quotes and snippets of musical trivia.All the essential chords are presented on easy to read cards with clear fingering diagrams.Whether you want to learn them one at a time or use as a quick reference guide, this handy little pack is the perfect companion for the ukulele player.
Over 900 chord fingerings for all 12 keys! Alfred´s Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. Take these books anywhere you want to go. With 900 chord fingerings for all 12 keys, Ukulele Chord Dictionary is the most useful compact ukulele chord dictionary available.Features: Easy-to-follow reference guide for all ukulele players The most practical and essential fingerings An easy-to-understand introduction to basic chord theory Section on building and using moveable chords 20 different chord types in all 12 keys Compact size fits inside your ukulele case
Media Type : BookLevel : BeginningMusical Genre : All StylesNumber of pages : 12Scales for Soprano Ukulele provides fingering diagrams, construction formulas in whole and half steps (in standard notation) and application (usage) for the most common scales used in improvisation and composition. This easy to read and understand book is packed full of scalar information. Scales are shown with roots on the 4th, 3rd and 2nd strings. Scales and modes shown include Major, Minor, Harmonic Minor, Pentatonic, Dorian, Phrygian, and Mixolydian. Each scale is shown in fretboard diagrams. Can be used with soprano and tenor ukuleles in C tuning, D tuning and Low G tuning. A must have for ukulele players.
DescriptionFamous Solos And Duets For The Ukulele contains a selection of pieces taken from the earliest known methods and collections published for the Ukulele between 1909 and 1920. This is Ukulele music as you have never seen or heard it before!Famous Solos And Duets is newly engraved in both standard notation and tablature and contains extensive fingering and performance instructions.Edited, arranged, and performed by Ukulele virtuoso and historian John King, this collection makes the original, classic repertoire of this charming little instrument available to the public for the first time in nearly a century. The Preface, informative and thoroughly researched, places the Ukulele and its music in historical context, from its early days in Hawai´i, to its widespread popularity on the Mainland.Showcasing pieces which are both challenging and beautiful, Early Solos And Duets features the music of Queen Lili´uokalani, King Kalakaua, Ernest Ka´ai, Henry Kailimai, George Awai, George Kia Nahaolelua, N. B. Bailey and Vadah Olcott Bickford. Also included in Early Solos and Duets are invaluable instructions for the different styles of strumming as played by the Father of the Ukulele, Ernest Ka´ai. The online audio contains all 22 pieces expertly performed by John King.
DescriptionThis collection of 20 fingerstyle studies for the ukelele is written for uke players looking to expand their prowess on the instrument. The studies cover a vast array of styles and genres as wide-ranging as blues, jazz, minimalism and serialism, showcasing the versatility of the instrument. Each study is designed to be fundamentally pedagogical while simultaneously written with performance and expression in mind. The studies touch on arpeggios, scales, modes, ii-V-I chord sequences, strumming, syncopation, campanella fingerings, improvisation, hammer-ons and pull-offs. Exercises are designed to build technique in both hands. Mastery of these studies will equip the ukulele player with the tools to tackle any style of music on the instrument.