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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard

It is Not As Hard As One Would Think

Published: 04 Jan 2022 Updated: 05 Jan 2022Visits: 212Code: UW-ULUNN

INSTRUMENTS: Fingerboard Main: Ukulele Others: Ukulele
Subjects: Fingerboard

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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard

Memorizing "The Notes of the Ukulele Fingerboard" Is Not As Hard As One Would Think.

Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard — It is astonishing that on any other instrument it would be silly and not accepted to not know the names of the notes and where they are on your own instrument. But — on the ukulele, guitar and most fretted instruments their players do not know the names intuitively — they can figure them out but that takes way too long. Granted it's not as easy as the piano where higher and lower notes move in one direction only, are color coded and even at different heights. Anyone after the first or second lesson can instantly name any key on the piano.

Finally, really learning and knowing the notes of the Ukulele Fingerboard is a liberating movement in ones musical development and opens the ukulele up for. It also 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.

In this workshop your get proven, time-test methods to actually get a handle on this daunting task. And, it really, really pays off.

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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard…

This workshop's focus in on C Tuning — however the concepts and principles are applicable to any fretted instruments.

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Workshop was held on January 13, 2022

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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard

Updated: 09 Jun 2023

Learning the names of the notes on the fingerboard is indeed a crucial skill for any musician, especially those who play stringed instruments like the guitar, violin, or cello. Having a solid understanding of the notes on the fingerboard can significantly enhance your playing, improvisation, and overall musicality. Here's a step-by-step approach you can follow to learn the fingerboard:

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Updated: 18 Jan 2023

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.

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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - D Tuning

Updated: 23 Sep 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.

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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - G Tuning

Updated: 23 Aug 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.

A Selection of Books & Reference Charts that are recommended for creating a solid foundation with your chosen instrument and music in general.

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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard – C Tuning

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Six Secrets of Ukulele Fingering

Learn the six fingering principles to navigating the ukulele fingerboard. Fingering is one of the most universal topics.

Harmonic Analysis for Scale Selection and Chord Substitution

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Ukulele – Reading Music Series – Primer

Learn to read single note melodies in the first/open position is a lot easier than you might think.

Daily Practice Material for the Contemporary Ukulele

An organized collection of daily practice and reference material for the contemporary ukulele player for developing the vocabulary and knowledge necessary for single note playing.

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Reference Charts

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for C Tuning, Low or High G - G C E A

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for C Tuning, Low or High G – G C E A

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for G Tuning, Low or High A – D G B E

Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for G Tuning, Low or High A – D G B E

Key Signatures — Circle of Fourths and Fifths – ANSI A & A4 sizes

A handy reference chart of all 15 major and relative minor key signatures. US Letter 8.5 x 11 sized (ANSI-A) , A4

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Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for C Tuning, Low or High G

Updated: 11 May 2019

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Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for D Tuning, Low or High DG. Shows natural, sharp and flat notes for the ukulele fingerboard. This tuning can be used on a soprano, concert or tenor ukulele.

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Ukulele Fingerboard Chart for G Tuning, Low or High D

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