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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Ukulele, C-Tuning

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Publisher Comments:

Learn to play the ukulele and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about the history of the ukulele, its components, how to hold and tune it, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes, chords, scales, and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your ever-growing knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation and playing a variety of well-known songs. You will learn different strumming techniques to help you play in a variety of musical styles. The book also contains a section teaching you how to play by ear. Upon completion of the book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the ukulele in any key and know how to read music.

The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons:

* Transposition chart

* Dictionary of tablature techniques

* Ukulele fingerboard chart

* Complete ukulele chord dictionary

This book teaches entirely in C tuning. The D tuning edition of Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Ukulele (item 14135) is available from your favorite music retailer and at Alfred.com.

Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.

Synopsis:

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Ukulele Course is the best-selling ukulele method for beginners of all ages. Using plain, easy-to-follow language that's easy for beginners to understand makes learning the ukulele fun. You will learn to play chords and melodies, different strumming techniques, how to read music, and perform lots of fun songs in a variety of styles including folk, blues, country, traditional, and that wonderful island sound.

Synopsis:

This book will teach you how to play the C-tuned ukulele with an easy-to-follow approach that will have you making music instantly. Learn the strumming techniques that will help you play in styles such as folk, blues, and country. Play great songs like "This Land Is Your Land," "When the Saints Go Marching In," "St. Louis Blues," and many others. A special section on playing by ear teaches how to figure out your favorite songs, and a handy chart shows how to transpose any song to the key of your choice. Upon completion of this book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the ukulele in any key.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739063408
Author:
Manus, Morty
Publisher:
Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
Author:
Alfred Publishing
Author:
Manus, Ron
Author:
Manus, Morton
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Guitar
Subject:
Instruction & Study - General
Subject:
Ukulele
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Strings
Subject:
Music-Books on Guitar
Copyright:
Edition Description:
C Tuning
Series:
Alfred's Teach Yourself
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.70x8.70x.30 in. .50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Ukulele Course is the best-selling ukulele method for beginners of all ages. Using plain, easy-to-follow language that's easy for beginners to understand makes learning the ukulele fun. You will learn to play chords and melodies, different strumming techniques, how to read music, and perform lots of fun songs in a variety of styles including folk, blues, country, traditional, and that wonderful island sound.
"Synopsis" by , This book will teach you how to play the C-tuned ukulele with an easy-to-follow approach that will have you making music instantly. Learn the strumming techniques that will help you play in styles such as folk, blues, and country. Play great songs like "This Land Is Your Land," "When the Saints Go Marching In," "St. Louis Blues," and many others. A special section on playing by ear teaches how to figure out your favorite songs, and a handy chart shows how to transpose any song to the key of your choice. Upon completion of this book, you will be able to play your favorite songs on the ukulele in any key.
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