Beyond the basic four fret fingering position, it's on to the remaining fingering principles for navigating the fingerboard. The second in the series is the Pass.
Using the * Pass* fingering principle from the Six Secerts of Ukulele Finger to navigate the ukulele fingerboard.
Pass is used when the passage can not be played within a single 4 fret span or when more notes per string are needed to produce a particular effect.
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1 Lessons in the “Pass Gymnastics for Ukulele” Series
Two Finger Pass Fingering Drills for `Ukulele • Updated: Jul 23, 2013
Pass maximizes the number of notes per string, making the timbre consistent. Itâ€™s used to move up or down the neck to cope with a passage in which the range is unusually large. The pass provides an effective way to move straight up the first string. Itâ€™s particularly useful in developing 3 octave fingerings and in playing melodies with an adjacent drone stringy.
The two finger pass gymnastics in this lesson will aide in the development of the physical skills to effectively incorporate the pass fingering principle into your playing.
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