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ROUGHRIDER13
05-27-2013, 09:18 AM
What fingers should I use to play Am on a Bari. The song I'm learning has a quick tempo.

Jim Hanks
05-27-2013, 09:22 AM
Assuming you're tuned to DGBE the usual fingering is 2210 so middle finger on 4th string 2nd fret, ring finger on 3rd string 2nd fret, and index finger on 2nd string 1st fret

addicted2myuke
05-27-2013, 09:24 AM
Usually the middle finger. I don't play a baritone, but I assume that most ukes would be the same. I use my middle finger to make the Am on my concert and my soprano.

itsme
05-27-2013, 09:39 AM
I don't play a baritone, but I assume that most ukes would be the same.
Actually, most baris are tuned DGBE like Jim Hanks mentioned. Not to say there aren't other tunings possible, but DGBE is considered standard.

UkeKiddinMe
05-27-2013, 09:59 AM
I'm just happy we're talking about baritones. We don't get nearly enough love here. :)

Which perplexes me, because the bari is clearly the Superior instrument of the uke family. ;)

fernandogardinali
05-27-2013, 10:27 AM
You should use your index finger on the first fret of the second string, middle finger on the second fret of the 4th string and ring finger on the second fret of the third string.

Remember: you count strings from the thinner to the thicker ones, on baris, E is the first string and D is the fourth.

ROUGHRIDER13
05-27-2013, 04:35 PM
Thanks for the help, I was playing with my middle and ring fingers backwards.

And yes, baritones and tenors are superior.