Common `Ukulele Tunings
Any tuning is possible on a ukulele as long as the ukulele’s construction supports it and a string is available.
There are three somewhat common tunings in popular use today, C, D and G tuning - with C tuning the most popular.
A dedicated page on Common and Not So Common Ukulele Tunings
Tune the Ukulele Like a Banjo
Tune string one down a whole step and you have a Banjo like tuning.
Tune the Ukulele Like Other Instruments
The standard mandolin tuning is tuned in Perfect Fifths G D A E. Aquila has a set of strings available to tune your ukulele like a mandolin.
Any tuning is possible on a ukulele as long as the ukulele's construction supports it and a string is available.
End of Lesson - Thanks, Hope You Enjoyed It!
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 (7).
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.
Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - C Tuning
Updated: Jun 28, 2021
Finally, learn the names of the notes of the fingerboard. Learning the notes of your instrument allows you the flexibility of not having to remember so many shapes. There are simply way too many chords, scale and notes patterns, and shapes to remember. It all comes down the notes.
Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - D Tuning
Updated: Sep 23, 2009
If your goal is to finally learn the names of the notes on the ukulele fingerboard. Then Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - D Tuning is your answer. Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - D Tuning, has a step by step approach to finally mastering the ukulele fingerboard.
Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - G Tuning
Updated: Aug 23, 2009
If your goal is to finally learn the names of the notes on the ukulele fingerboard. Then Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - G Tuning is your answer. Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - G Tuning, has a step by step approach to finally mastering the ukulele fingerboard.
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