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Ukejenny
06-26-2014, 12:45 PM
Lots of wonderful treasures here.
http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/hasm/

Edited to add - here is a search with the keyword, "ukulele".

http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/?keyword=Ukulele

Ukejenny
06-26-2014, 12:47 PM
There is also a link for the Petrucci music library, but the site appears to be down.

LloydAZ
06-26-2014, 12:59 PM
Thanks for the link. Some interesting stuff in there.

Just curious though on the song "My Melancholy Baby" the tuning is B-flat, E-flat, G, C - What is the proper name for that tuning?

Tootler
06-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Thanks for the link. Some interesting stuff in there.

Just curious though on the song "My Melancholy Baby" the tuning is B-flat, E-flat, G, C - What is the proper name for that tuning?

I would call it Eb tuning. Name the tuning from the pitch of the "C" string. So ADF#B is D tuning, GCEA is C-tuning. I have a tenor tuned EAC#F# - A-tuning and so on.

Edit to add if you use an open tuning, name it to the chord of the open strings so GCEG is "open C", GBDG is "open G" etc.