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Chord Switching - Double Stops

Switching chords are all about finger independence and working together.

PUBLISHED: Jan 15, 2013 UPDATED: Apr 27, 2014 • VIEWS: 17 • LESSON CODE: UL08-chord-db

Instruments: ukulele guitar Subjects: advancedchordsintermediatetechnique

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Chord Switching - Double Stops

Switching chords are all about finger independence and working together. This can be developed using the double stop fingering drills presented in this lesson.

double stop is a term borrowed from violin technique where you are stopping two strings or two notes - an interval.

Double Stop Chordal Drills

These series of drills develop finger independence and finger co-operation in pairs. The term double stop is borrowed from the violin string family and simply means that two notes are stopped and sound together.

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