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    Thanks for the answers. Regarding proper...

    Thanks for the answers.

    Regarding proper clawhammer technique:
    I never played clawhammer style on ukulele, watched the video to get some ideas.
    So, I understand that it is not the authentic...
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    "Notes for embellishments"

    I was watching this video on clawhammer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0fNehrpwZ8

    And come across the term "notes for embellishments".
    Now that is something that I would like to learn more...
  3. What a clever theme, I wouldn't have though of...

    What a clever theme, I wouldn't have though of it!
    I hope to manage option 1+2 at the same time, if I can find the right song :-)
    Otherwise my Fluke will safe me.
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    MuseScore is fairly easy to use, and free. And...

    MuseScore is fairly easy to use, and free.

    And can't speak for other pieces of tab/notation software, but it still works just fine.
  5. I can't speak about that specific model and it's...

    I can't speak about that specific model and it's sound.

    But Luna ukuleles in general doesnt have the best reputation. I once bought another Luna model because of it's looks, and got very...
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    I am fortunate enough to have a songbook with the...

    I am fortunate enough to have a songbook with the songs indexed by decade, so I could easily look through appropriate songs.
    I went with this one from Gary Wright.


    https://youtu.be/yac7lr-hB7M
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    I would not want to have only one ukulele. Even...

    I would not want to have only one ukulele.
    Even if I found the perfect ukulele and decided for one tuning only, I would like a backup for when one just had a string change.
    You can make an...
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    What a stunning collection in those pictures! Is...

    What a stunning collection in those pictures!
    Is that Five Tribes in the bottom?
    The ukuleles are nice too.
    :-)
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    I wanted to join the club, and play this weeks...

    I wanted to join the club, and play this weeks "theme" song.
    Well, I believe this is the 6th rendition this week...


    https://youtu.be/z0hciNYiMA0

    I tried playing some guitar tabs on my Koa...
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    Are Flight and Ortega ukuleles build in Europe? ...

    Are Flight and Ortega ukuleles build in Europe?
    I can't find info about the actual production on their Web pages. It seems like Ortega shows of their guitar workshop in pictures, but I see no ukes...
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    I hope you will like it. I have to admit that...

    I hope you will like it.

    I have to admit that I never had one myself.
    Tried a tenor in a music shop once, which sounded good.
    And their soprano got a good review on GotaUkulele.

    Mostly...
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    There are plenty options. Many are slightly...

    There are plenty options.
    Many are slightly above or close to your limit.

    Bruko ukuleles are made in German. Their concerts are around 300 euro though.

    The Magic Fluke company in the US makes...
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    I assume that you are reading staff notation? ...

    I assume that you are reading staff notation?
    Hopefully it is an arrangement for ukulele. If looking at piano sheet music, the notes might not be there to play.

    When I play arrangements for...
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    Depends. When I am trying to decide what...

    Depends.

    When I am trying to decide what ukulele sounds best for a given song, I might go through most of my ukuleles.

    Otherwise I ususally just pick up one uke and play it.
    Unless I need low...
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    Here what I put together. I basically translated...

    Here what I put together.
    I basically translated "Summertime into danish"
    Introducing my Kamaka Tiki Concert ukulele, with a bit of Koa Fluke overdub.


    https://youtu.be/aCNnIjhPIN8

    The title...
  16. I have no steel string ukuleles. On my steel...

    I have no steel string ukuleles.

    On my steel string acoustic guitar I usually play arpeggios without a pick. Or alternate between picking single bass notes and strumming the rest of the strings....
  17. Those suggesting tuning to D rather than C forgot...

    Those suggesting tuning to D rather than C forgot to mention that this has actually been quite common in surden areas and eras.
    When I wanted to learn "shine on harvest moon", I was delighted to...
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    I guess it depends on the Ukulele. I recently...

    I guess it depends on the Ukulele.

    I recently bought a vintage Kamaka Tiki from 1972.
    I would rather pay twice what I payed for it for a recent Kamaka concert. But those cost three times as much...
  19. Thanks for your replys. The couriosity and...

    Thanks for your replys.

    The couriosity and impatience got the better of me, so I started out changing strings. Then the fix must be done some time later.
    Now I just need to tighten those...
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    The only idea I have been looking at for a summer...

    The only idea I have been looking at for a summer themed song, is a translation of a song from english to danish. Probably not the most interesting listen for someone who doesnt speak danish, but...
  21. I agree. I never had a Kala. My first uke was...

    I agree.
    I never had a Kala.
    My first uke was a Makala, and I was very happy with it as a beginner uke.

    But I would recommend getting the Kala, assuming that it is just slightly better. The...
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    The alternative is not necessarily to get on a...

    The alternative is not necessarily to get on a bus and go to high street.
    Most people on this forum buy their ukuleles online, due to the better assortment than on "high street". But not always from...
  23. I like things simple. I dont want to bother...

    I like things simple.
    I dont want to bother finding out where to get proper beads or be restricted to that one brand of strings with ball ends.
    I dont have a pin bridge ukulele yet.
    This far I...
  24. I like things simple. I dont want to bother...

    I like things simple.
    I dont want to bother finding out where to get proper beads or be restricted to that one brand of strings with ball ends.
    I dont have a pin bridge ukulele yet.
    This far I...
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    When I first experienced Amazon like ten years...

    When I first experienced Amazon like ten years ago, I was amazed.
    The money I could save on the books I needed for my study was significant for a student.
    I could get books that I couldnt find in...
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