Fingerstyle Duets for Ukulele (eBook+Online Audio)
30480BCDEB
From the author of Mel Bay's best selling Learn to Play Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele and Favorite Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele, we are proud to present Fingerstyle Duets for Ukulele.This book and accompanying audio offer 21 great songs arranged in 18 duets for fingerstyle ukulele. The songs come from around the world: European waltzes, classic Hawaiian songs, folksongs, Victorian parlor pieces and classical guitar and piano transcriptions.Nothing in this book will be out of reach of the advancing beginner ...more
Product Number:
30480BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
92
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1468-2
ISBN13:
978-16191-1468-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/9/2014
From the author of Mel Bay's best selling Learn to Play Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele and Favorite Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele, we are proud to present Fingerstyle Duets for Ukulele.This book and accompanying audio offer 21 great songs arranged in 18 duets for fingerstyle ukulele. The songs come from around the world: European waltzes, classic Hawaiian songs, folksongs, Victorian parlor pieces and classical guitar and piano transcriptions.Nothing in this book will be out of reach of the advancing beginner or intermediate player. Even advanced players will find something to tickle their fancy.The book includes tips on technique and fingerpicking exercises. Many of the songs include lyrics, adding to the flexibility of the arrangements. Included are four etudes - basic duets featuring scaled down melodic parts for the lead ukulele and simple pattern picking for the accompaniment. More advanced duets feature modulations, chord inversions up the neck, and different rhythmic approaches for the right hand in both parts. The book concludes with an arrangement of Erik Satie's haunting solo piano piece Gymnopedie #1.
Fingerstyle Duets for Ukulele

Introduction...............................................................................................................................................................2

About the Tablature..............................................................................................................................................4

A Very Brief Word About Reading Music...........................................................................................................6

Basic Finger Picking Exercises............................................................................................................................8

Fingerstyle Duets for Ukulele

Sicilian Waltz.....................................................................................................................................................12

Simple Gifts.......................................................................................................................................................16

The Banks of the Ohio.......................................................................................................................................20

Margaret’s Waltz................................................................................................................................................24

Ahi Wela............................................................................................................................................................28

The Cuckoo Round............................................................................................................................................31

The Skye Boat Song...........................................................................................................................................34

Ua Like No a Like..............................................................................................................................................39

Scarborough Fair................................................................................................................................................42

‘Akaka Falls.......................................................................................................................................................46

Hard Times, Come Again No More...................................................................................................................50

Fandanguillo......................................................................................................................................................54

Home Sweet Home............................................................................................................................................58

Sweet Lei Lehua................................................................................................................................................62

Victorian Medley:..............................................................................................................................................66

Flow Gently Sweet Afton

Gentle Annie

La Bruja.............................................................................................................................................................72

Sentimental Medley:..........................................................................................................................................75

The Last Rose of Summer

Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes 

Believe Me if All these Endearing Young Charms

Gymnopedie #1..................................................................................................................................................83

Notes on the Songs.................................................................................................................................................88

About the Author.....................................................................................................................................................90

 
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