• Ukulele for dummies
  • 點閱:39
  • 作者: by Alistair Wood
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons ltd.
  • 出版年:c2015
  • 集叢名:--For dummies
  • ISBN:9781119135975; 9781119135999;
  • 格式:PDF
  • 附註:本電子書不含光碟資料

The fast and easy way to learn how to play the ukulele
With the help of Ukulele For Dummies, learning to play this popular string instrument at a basic level has never been easier. Now in a fully updated second edition, this hands-on, friendly guide provides everything you need to know to pick up a uke and get playing—fast. From purchasing a ukulele and the necessary accessories to making sense of simple chord progressions and playing in a variety of styles—including pop, folk, Hawaiian, and holiday favourites—the second edition of Ukulele For Dummies will have you creating beautiful music in no time.
For anyone wishing to learn to play this fun, surprisingly versatile instrument, Ukulele For Dummies covers all the basics, from chords and strumming patterns to guidance on finger picking—and everything in between. Plus, you'll find tips to make certain chord changes easier, chords and tabs for popular Christmas and New Year songs, apps for mobile devices, the ten best ukulele chords, and so much more.

Audio tracks are available via online download at Dummies.com, creating a total musical instruction package
Features a ukulele buying guide for the novice
Offers instruction in a variety of musical styles
Provides finger-picking instruction and the chords and patterns you need to know
With its simple and clear instruction, and inspiration on every page, the second edition of Ukulele For Dummies will have fans and first-time musicians making a big splash with this tiny instrument in no time.

About the Author
Alistair Wood is a ukulele player, transcriber and arranger who owns the most popular ukulele site on the Internet, ukulelehunt.com. His expertise and the continuing ukulele boom has led to media hits that include The New York Times, The Guardian and BBC News.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • Beyond the Book(第3頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第3頁)
  • Part I: Getting Started with the Ukulele(第5頁)
    • Chapter 1: Exploring the Ukulele(第7頁)
    • Chapter 2: Tuning Up to Sound Great(第19頁)
    • Chapter 3: Discovering How to Handle Your Ukulele(第29頁)
  • Part II: Starting Out with Chords and Strumming(第39頁)
    • Chapter 4: Playing Your First Ukulele Chords and Songs(第41頁)
    • Chapter 5: Drumming Up More Strumming Patterns(第61頁)
    • Chapter 6: Meeting the Chords and Their Families(第81頁)
  • Part III: Picking and Single-Note Playing(第101頁)
    • Chapter 7: Getting to Grips with Tabs and Notation(第103頁)
    • Chapter 8: Discovering Fingerpicking Patterns(第119頁)
    • Chapter 9: Combining Melodies and Chords When Playing Solo(第133頁)
    • Chapter 10: Picking Up Some Soloing Techniques(第143頁)
  • Part IV: Discovering Genres and Styles(第159頁)
    • Chapter 11: Rocking Out with Your Uke(第161頁)
    • Chapter 12: Playing the Blues to Lift Your Spirits(第169頁)
    • Chapter 13: Saying ‘Aloha’ to the Hawaiian Style(第187頁)
    • Chapter 14: Jazzing Up Your Uke Playing(第195頁)
    • Chapter 15: Strumming Up the Jawaiian Style(第203頁)
    • Chapter 16: Getting Classy: Classical Masterpieces for Ukulele(第209頁)
    • Chapter 17: Ukuleleing the Holidays(第219頁)
  • Part V: Buying and Looking After Your Ukulele(第225頁)
    • Chapter 18: Weighing Up Your Options When Buying a Ukulele(第227頁)
    • Chapter 19: Splashing Out on Essentials and Accessories(第235頁)
    • Chapter 20: Restringing, Maintaining, and Adjusting Your Uke(第243頁)
  • Part VI: The Part of Tens(第253頁)
    • Chapter 21: Ten Ukulele Players to Know(第255頁)
    • Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Get Involved in the Ukulele Scene(第261頁)
    • Chapter 23: Ten (or So) Tips for Improving Your Playing(第267頁)
    • Chapter 24: Ten Greatest Ukulele Chords(第273頁)
  • Part VII: Appendixes(第281頁)
    • Appendix A: Chord Charts(第283頁)
    • Appendix B: Reading Standard Musical Notation(第287頁)
    • Appendix C: Audio Tracks(第293頁)
  • Index(第299頁)
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