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Souper
10-30-2016, 11:32 AM
What strum pattern would you use for it? It's 3/4 time and it says to play it sweetly. Thanks

Choirguy
10-30-2016, 11:52 AM
There are many ways...I don't know how to write a fingerpick pattern, but a really sweet pattern would be this one from ukulele Mike...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8vRNDY-cDQ

You would just play it in 3/4..(each is one eighth not

P (4th String)IM
P(3rd String)
I
M
I
P (3rd String)

jollyboy
10-30-2016, 12:51 PM
Are you just strumming the chords? It seems like the sort of thing where you would want to play the melody.

If you are just strumming the chords then a simple waltz strum should work fine. Strum D-du-du and count 1-2-and-3-and.

Souper
10-30-2016, 01:45 PM
Are you just strumming the chords? It seems like the sort of thing where you would want to play the melody.

If you are just strumming the chords then a simple waltz strum should work fine. Strum D-du-du and count 1-2-and-3-and.

I don't have any tabs for it and I don't have any music knowledge. So it's just strumming
For now. Thanks

zztush
10-30-2016, 10:08 PM
Hi, Souper!

I just explain very basic patterns. When we understand the basic patterns, we can improve it in any directions. This explanation uses basic 4/4 patterns. After you understand 4/4, you can easily understand 3/4 too.

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1 shows very basic 4/4 pattern. But we don't normally use it on our ukulele.

Guitar and ukulele use 2 for basic pattern in usual, it may be because 1 is too simple. There are many patterns modified from 2.

One of the most useful pattern, derived from 2, is no.3. It is D-du-D-du, and it is called church lick strum pattern.

We can use this pattern on 3/4 too. I like D-D-du, and Jollyboys recommends D-du-du, both come from no. 2 pattern.