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Classical Gas is an instrumental piece of music written by Mason Williams. The title of the album on which it appears is also Classical Gas. This song was originally released by Mason Williams on "The Mason Williams Phonograph Record" released in 1968.
Classical Gas has logged over five million broadcast performances to become BMI's all-time number-one instrumental composition for radio air play
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Classical Gas is more of a song suitable as solo instrumental, than a song you can strum chords along to. There a lot of spots taht you can changes and play with the tempo. Even going rubato for sections.
I use a lot of triads when playing this song. Some cool arrangements can be discovered just doodling around on the ukulele with triads.
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Classical Gas - Ukulele Melody and Chord Arrangement - Am
The Mason WIlliams instrumental hit in standard music notation and ukulele TAB.
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Alternating Thumb Fingerpicking on Ukulele
This is the common alternating thumb and two finger strumming style utilizing the thumb, index and middle fingers. Commonly called “Travis” picking in the guitar world. This series of lessons explores and adapts this style to ukulele. Travis Picking is a finger-style made famous by Merle Travis and Chet Atkins. This style is commonly played on steel string acoustic guitars. You'll find this series of lessons to be the most complete, comprenhesive and organized series of lessons offered anywhere - GUARANTEED.
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