QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Diminished Scale

The Diminished scale is a traditional scale used in a wide variety of music.

PUBLISHED: Nov 24, 2009 • UPDATED: Aug 7, 2019 • LESSON CODE: QS1UKES-DIMINISHED • VISITS: 22

ukulele Subjects: scalesquickstartintermediateadvancedjazzfingeringimprovisationdiminished

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QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Diminished Scale

Product Code: QS1UKES-DIMINISHED
Author(s): Curt Sheller
Publisher(s): Curt Sheller Publications
Published: 2009-11-24
ISBN-10: 1-60321-030-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-60321-030-0
Size: 8.5 x 11
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 4
Price, Hard Copy: $0
Price, PDF: $3

The Diminished scale is a traditional scale used in a wide variety of music. This traditional scale is covered in all keys with one octave scale fingerings starting on any finger.

Tunings: C with low or high G - (GCEA or gCEA).

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Core `Ukulele Chords, Diminished and Augmented Triads, Strings 1 2 3 4 • Updated: Feb 14, 2013

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A triad is a three note chord. In traditional chord theory there are four triad chord types: major, minor, diminished and augmented. This lesson covers the augmented and diminished triads on strings 2 3 4.****

Core Chords for Ukulele - Diminished Major Seventh, Four Voicings • Updated: Sep 23, 2013

A rare chord, a diminished triad with a major seventh. Used the support the melody when the melody is the major seventh.

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Movable for diminished and augmented form chords.

The Down-loadable PDF file includes a ukulele fingerboard chart for C tuning.

Diminished Scale for `Ukulele - C Tuning • Updated: Jan 4, 2016

The Diminished Scale scale is a symmetrical scale with a repeating pattern of whole steps and half steps. You only need three Diminished scales to cover all 15 keys.

  • C D Eb F Gb A Bbb Cb C'

  • Db Eb Fb G Abb Bbb Cbb Db'

  • D E F G Ab Bb Cb Db D'

Based on the major scale the Diminished Scale contains the following scale degrees: 1 2 b3 4 b5 6 bb7 b8 8

The theoretically correct spelling of the Diminished scale with the double flats (bb) are shown. However enharmonic note names can be used too make it a little easier to remember. Or simply use the repeating whole step and half step pattern.

Improvising Using Diminished Triads Plus One Note • Updated: Dec 24, 2016

Using Diminished Triad Arpeggios - Plus One for Creating Melodic Solos.

With chord tones, the notes of a chord playing a predominant role in writing melodies and in improvised melodies. The triad plus one additional note is a great melodic device for creating melodies - either written or improvised.

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Exploring Improvisation Using Tetrachords
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Traditionally, a tetrachord is a series of four tones filling in the interval of a perfect fourth. In modern usage a tetrachord is any four-note segment of a scale or tone row including the augmented fourth (+4). The term tetrachord derives from ancient Greek music theory, it literally means four strings.

A Tetrachord of tetrascale approaches improvisation utilizing this smaller module of four notes vs. a more traditional scale approach. This smaller module becomes a bit more manageable when initially exploring improvisation.

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