The Kamiki Ukulele Method - online tutorial

Tutorial for playing Hawaiian style ukulele with sample songs, sheet & lyrics.

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How to tune the Ukulele.
The open strings can be tuned to the piano by follow­ing the above diagram.Another method is to time the D string to middle D on the piano, then, stopping the D string at the 4*h fret, tune the F# string in unisonj next,stop the Fjf string at the 3^ fret and tune the A string in unison; following the same system, stop the F# string at "the 5\P- fret and tune the B string in unison. The string must be stopped right behind the frets not on them.
How to string the Ukulele.
For the First String use Banjo 3rrd string. For the Second String use Violin E string For the Third String use Violin A string For the Fourth String use Banjo 3rd string
To hold the Ukulele.
The left arm should be thrown well forward, holding the Ukulele between the thumb and joint of the forefinger, the tip of the thumb resting on the side next to the A string near the first fret, with the first finger on the side of the B string.
The middle of the right forearm should press the back of the Ukulele to the body, holding it firmly so that it may be played either standing or sitting. In order to get the best tones from the instrument, great pains should be taken to hold it exactly in the manner described above.







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