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    LOL - I am using the pick more now then before....

    LOL - I am using the pick more now then before. Makes for louder sound and I like the way it sounds. In 1997, the first time I tried to play guitar, electric, I used a pick all the time.After a...
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    Looking through some of my music books I came...

    Looking through some of my music books I came across a book, "Celtic Guitar Encyclopedia" Fingerstyle Guitar Edition by Glenn Weiser. On page 18 I found "Castles in the Air", key of G. I need to...
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    YAHALIELE - I learned the D scale from John...

    YAHALIELE - I learned the D scale from John Sherman site. I like that scale. Since I can pick out tunes that I know a lot better on a C scale, I dropped the D scale 2 half tones. So now I am tuned...
  4. What strings would you recommend for a tenor...

    What strings would you recommend for a tenor ukulele tuned DGBE? I want to try it. If I like it I will then have to buy another ukulele because I like the high g on the tenor also.
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    With both my baritone and my tenor I played...

    With both my baritone and my tenor I played without a strap for a few months. Then I added buttons and a strap. Right or wrong I now use a strap on both of them all the time. With a strap your hands...
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    Wow, those are some good links and tons of great...

    Wow, those are some good links and tons of great information. Thank you
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    Mostly Strumming or Fingerpicking

    I am wondering if I am the only one who mostly plays finger picking style and hardly ever strums. I play mostly chord melodies on ukulele and strum some, however, on guitar I hardly ever strum.
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    My bedroom is 27 feet long. I have a large...

    My bedroom is 27 feet long. I have a large bookcase that divides the room into a music room/office on one side and bedroom on the other. Wife is sort of a light sleeper who goes to bed around 9 or...
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    I too like the sound of a six string guitar....

    I too like the sound of a six string guitar. However, I am old and have some hand injury and old age problems along with short fingers. So during the last two years I found the baritone ukulele and...
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    Thank you. I got it copied now. I think someone...

    Thank you. I got it copied now. I think someone in my family or even myself in the past have logged into this site. When I entered my e-mail to join, they said "already taken". So I got a new...
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    Thank you for the link. It will not work for me....

    Thank you for the link. It will not work for me. I tried many times.
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    Castles In The Air DADGAD Tuning

    I am looking for a music score - Castles In The Air in DADGAD Tuning. Does any one have a copy to share?

    Does anyone know of a book of Celtic Tunes all written for DADGAD?

    Yes, I know that I...
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    This is a great thread. It should keep bubbling...

    This is a great thread. It should keep bubbling up. I understand the circle but sometimes I get confused. I guess being old causes that. What I need now is a chart like this for Baritone Ukulele...
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    Jamo_S I have to know a song very well to be...

    Jamo_S I have to know a song very well to be able to pick out the single note melody on piano or ukulele. Now sometimes on guitar. For example, a song that I know very well is like something I have...
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    Hanon for Guitar

    Is there such a book as "Hanon for Guitar"? If not could one use the piano version and apply guitar fingering to the material?
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    Is there such a thing as Hanon for Guitar?? If...

    Is there such a thing as Hanon for Guitar?? If not, can one just use the Hanon for Piano?
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    I noticed on Amazon.com that there is a lot of...

    I noticed on Amazon.com that there is a lot of books on scales and how to use them but which one is best? Has anyone ever used any of them?
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    Thank you. That makes it clear. It is sort of what I was think but I was not sure. From the little that I can play I am so use to playing strings 6-1, p p p i m a my fingers automatically go that...
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    Scales and what to do with them

    I can play all 12 basic scales on piano, such as C D E F G A B C and so on. I am teaching myself to play them on guitar. However, I have no idea how to play different types of scales and...
  20. I ordered books 1, 2, and 3 of his chord melody...

    I ordered books 1, 2, and 3 of his chord melody books. I love all three of them. I agree that they are not for a beginner. However, not difficult if you read music a little. I play piano and read...
  21. I just listened to her play. Yes, she is great. ...

    I just listened to her play. Yes, she is great. I do not believe she ever used her ring finger, "a" even once. She appeared to use only p i m. That and a few other things I have noticed on u-tube...
  22. I'm sorry I never answered this post until now....

    I'm sorry I never answered this post until now. Some how I got sidetracked. Too many things at once. I still do not know how to upload and send on this computer. My wife has a new partner who is...
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    The 530 MM scale is for sure a dream to play. I...

    The 530 MM scale is for sure a dream to play. I really do enjoy it. I ordered new string that should arrive tomorrow. However, I may not put them on right away because the strings on there now seem...
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    Strings Tighting and Streaching

    I always hear about changing strings as soon as one gets a new guitar. I often thought that maybe, by doing that that good strings were being wasted.

    On my new guitar the tag said "This...
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    I sit in any straight back chair where I can...

    I sit in any straight back chair where I can comfortably put one foot on the floor and the other on the foot rest. Standing is out. I can only stand for about three minutes before I start getting leg...
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