Recognize Ukulele String
Ukulele or fleas jump comes from Hawaii. Its shape is like a guitar but has a small size and lightweight. Requires no special skills or talent to play this instrument. As a beginner, you will easily learn ukulele because the key was not too complicated with the provided 3 or 4 strings only, certainly quite different from the ukulele wave in USA ukulele chord that has possess standardized, there are classified based on the size of ukulele, like Soprano, Concert, Tenor and Baritone. While You can learn it in self-taught with a look at some references via the internet or even you can also learn directly through friends or tutors. Before adjusting the strings should we understand the types and functions of the ukulele strings.
Ukulele has four strings have string arrangement as follows:
- Top strings (the 4th string) on the ukulele strings called G (G = SOL)
- The third strings on the ukulele strings called C (C = DO)
- The second ukulele strings is called string E (E = MI)
- The bottom strings (the 1st string) on the ukulele strings called A (A = LA)
- G strings when pressed on Fret 2 should generate the tone A (A = LA)
- The strings C if pressed on Fret 4 should produce a tone E (E = MI)
- The strings E when pressed on Fret 3 should produce tones G (G = SOL)
- Fret be said lines so Fret 1 Fret namely row 1 and 2, namely balls 2, and so on.
Easy step tune up strings
1. Memorized tone strings
Memorize strings arrangement will facilitate in adjusting the tone or play a chord.
2. Understanding String Rotator
Each string connected with rotator that allows us to set tone strings. Strengthens will raise the tone and loosening will lower the tone
3. Use the instrument tuner
There are several tools to equalize the tone. No tuning fork, keyboard, and electronic tuner.
After 3 steps start tuning in the following order:
- Tune G strings (strings that are closest to you) until the right tone.
- Play strings A. Place your finger on the second fret (open space second from the top) press the strings G that has been tuned. This is a tone, the same tone string farthest from you.
- Tune strings A. A string tuner based on the tone you play on the strings G.
- Play tone string G on E. Place your finger on the third fret to press the strings E. This is the same tone with strings G and G. If the two do not emit the same tone, chances are you are not right E string tuning.
- E strings tuner to tune the E string is equal to the string tone G.
- Play tone E on string C. Place your finger on the fourth fret pressing C. This is a tone E.
- C strings tuner tuner to tune the strings C together with string tone E.
So that’s 3 the steps tune the strings on ukulele. If usually used to listen to the tone you do not need to use a tool to equalize the tone on ukulele strings. If you still confuse tuning the strings, please confirm ukulele teachers.