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  1. I find the piano to be a great help. Find the...

    I find the piano to be a great help. Find the single note melody. Then you know the key. Now put it together on guitar, ukulele, piano, or whatever.
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    A very excellent thread. I have never really...

    A very excellent thread. I have never really understood how to use scales to improvise until now. Thank you for posting.
  3. Not sure about how much to spend yet. Only play...

    Not sure about how much to spend yet. Only play at home for myself and family. Sometimes, not often, but it happens, we party with friends, maybe up to 20-30 people as guest. Patio type BBQ feast...
  4. Suggested Amp Size and Make for Kala Baritone Ukulele

    For home use and maybe sometimes with a guitar, what size and make of Amp should I be looking for.

    I need For my Kala, Baritone Ukulele. I know less than nothing about electronics.

    Thank you,...
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    I went shopping today and could only find Elixir...

    I went shopping today and could only find Elixir Strings. Acoustic phosphor bronze NANOWEB coating 10/47 extra light. D and G string are wound. I will try strings 1, 2, 3, 4 and see how it goes. I...
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    I am 80 y.o. and have all of the ole age problems...

    I am 80 y.o. and have all of the ole age problems plus a few extra. I second Mike Lynch on u-tube. He has quite a few there and all are good. A few minutes warm up using his exercises will do...
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    Strings for a Kala Baritone

    Please advise which strings I should use to sound as close as possible to a Classical Guitar.

    Thank you, johnnysmash
  8. C6 Tuning for a 12 string converted to a lap steel - string recommendations

    I converted my 12 string guitar to a lap steel a few months back. Using some of the strings that were for the 12 string I am now tuned DADF#AD. I want to change the tuning to C6. Must I purchase a...
  9. It surprises me that no one mentioned that you...

    It surprises me that no one mentioned that you can just play the guitalele just as you play guitar and not worry about what key you are in. That is unless you are playing with others. Then you need...
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    Yes seeing a professional is good advice....

    Yes seeing a professional is good advice. However, be aware that they believe for the most part only in pills and surgery. My doctor said without surgery that I would live a life of pain. After...
  11. I just ordered another book: Ukulele: Complete...

    I just ordered another book: Ukulele: Complete Edition: Beginning - Intermediate - Mastering by Greg Horne Daniel Ho, and Shana Aisenberg. I already know how to play piano, read music, and have...
  12. The book is wonderful. I just received it today....

    The book is wonderful. I just received it today. Scanning through the book I found some numbers that may take awhile to learn and others that are almost easy. I think I have many hours of enjoyment...
  13. To learn to read music for free, go to u-tube....

    To learn to read music for free, go to u-tube. Learn all you can for free about scales, chords, and notes on the score and where located on the instrument.
  14. In 1997 I picked up my first guitar. played...

    In 1997 I picked up my first guitar. played accompaniment for about two years. Got bored. Went to piano. Learned to play solo piano from an entertainer. He taught me his way of playing. So today I...
  15. BTW Johnny, I bought myself a keyboard. I don't...

    BTW Johnny, I bought myself a keyboard. I don't have your finger problems ... yet. But it is good to prepare if any coming

    Yes Jarmo, that is correct. I already play piano, so far not classical....
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    Some, yes. However, even tho I can figure it out...

    Some, yes. However, even tho I can figure it out myself as to how something sounds or is it good to do, consider that I am still looking for the opinion of the other person. That way I can see how...
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    No. I meant to post this in Uke Talk but put it...

    No. I meant to post this in Uke Talk but put it here by mistake. I did not know how to move it. I am talking about ukuleles and how his relates to ukuleles. Nothing to do with guitars.
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    Two and Three Finger Chords

    On ukulele are two and three finger chords the result of re-entrant tuning? Or, are they just more finger friendly? How does the music sound if these are the only type chords used in a song? Are they...
  19. Two different systems for fingerstyle classical guitar - what is the difference

    I just noticed tonight that there is two different systems for fingering on classical guitar. I understand the meaning of PIMA and which fingers the letters apply to. I play thumb P on strings 6,5,4...
  20. I am late to this thread but it is interesting...

    I am late to this thread but it is interesting reading. I am new to ukulele, one year now. When I first learned guitar, it was bluegrass all the way. Now on ukulele because my old hand bones will...
  21. I ordered the book. I have been putting off...

    I ordered the book. I have been putting off playing with a high G but now I guess I will be playing with high G. I put the high G back on my Tenor ukulele last night. Thank you for the help....
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    HMS means? What is there e-mail contact address....

    HMS means? What is there e-mail contact address. I live in Thailand and if I mail order I need to deal with good people. Thank you.
  23. 20 Spanish Baroque Pieces by Gasper Sanz Book for Ukulele

    I plan to order this book but I have some questions first.

    Does anyone here have this book? What do you think of it? What grade is it?
  24. Wanted Classical Scores for Baritone Ukulele

    I can find Classical Scores for guitar and guitalele, however I have not been able to locate any for Baritone Ukulele. Where can they be found for free or even cost if necessary.? I would like...
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    I would like to see a section for Guitalele.

    I would like to see a section for Guitalele.
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