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Learning the `Ukulele Fingerboard (Finally!!!)
Most players struggle with learning the names of the notes of the ukulele fingerboard. There doesn't seem to a pattern and notes repeat. There is an easy way and it's easier that you think!
Most players know the names of the open strings for their favorite tuning.
In C Tuning the open strings, from ceiling to floor - your nose to toes are named G C E A, no sharps or flats.
If you know the open strings (G C E A) you know fret (1) by sharping the open strings: G# C# E# A#. You also know fret (12), which are the same G C E A. By flatting each note you get fret (11) Gb Cb Eb Ab.
Sharp, Raises a note one semitones or one step.
Flat, Lowers a note one semitone or one step.
Natural, Cancels a previous double flat, flat, sharp or double sharp. Return a note to it's nature note or letter (A B C E F or G).
Double Flat, Lowers a note two semitones or one whole step.
Double Sharp Raises a note two semitones or one whole step.
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Natural, Sharp and Flat Notes of the `Ukulele Fingerboard - D Tuning • Updated: Jan 2, 2005
The D Tuning comes in two versions where string four is either tuned to the "A", a major second below string one or low "A" where string fours is a perfect fifth below string three.
The D tuning with a low A is the same as the thin four strings of a standard tuned guitar with a capo at fret (9).
Natural, Sharp and Flat Notes of the `Ukulele Fingerboard - G Tuning • Updated: Oct 18, 2016
The G Tuning comes in two versions where string four is either tuned to the "D", a major second below string one or low "D" where string four is a perfect fifth below string three.
The G tuning with a low D is the same as the thin four strings of a standard tuned guitar.
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