Concert `Ukulele

PUBLISHED: Oct 18, 2014 • UPDATED: Apr 12, 2019 • LESSON CODE: UL128-concert • VISITS: 8

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Concert `Ukulele

The Concert ukulele sized in between the smaller Soprano ukulele and the tenor ukulele.

The Concert ukulele sized in between the smaller Soprano ukulele and the tenor ukulele.

A concert ukulele typically has 14 to 17 frets.

four ukes

The tuning for the Concert is most commonly G C E A, or 'C' Tuning. The same as the Soprano and Tenor ukulele.

This tuning is a re-entrant tuning. A reentrant tuning is a tuning the strings are not ordered from the lowest pitch to the highest pitch.

High G, C Tuning

A variation for Concert ukulele is for string four to be a low "G".

Low G, C Tuning

Note: Between the smaller Soprano and Concert is the Super Soprano or lonf-neck soprano. Basically a concert scale neck on a Soprano body.

Here is a chart of the each note in Standard Music Notation for C Tuning , high or low G.

See the Ukulele Tunings page for additional tunings.

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