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05-29-2011, 03:23 AM
Do folks linear string the baritone as one would Low G string a tenor?

Are the chord finger positions the same as standard tune on a tenor?

Is switching back and forth from tenor to baritone an issue?

Will my tenor finger picking tunes transfer to the baritone?


05-29-2011, 03:44 AM
1. Typically, the baritone ukulele is tuned with linear strings like a guitar.
2. The positions are the same, but they have different names. ie. a "G" chord on a standard tuning ukulele is a "D" chord on a baritone.
3. I'm able to stop halfway through a practice session and switch over with no difficulty whatsoever.
4. Yes they will, they will just be down 5 halfsteps.