Baritone Ukulele Chord Fun
If you have access to baritone ukulele chord charts
, and you already know how to play the guitar, you can easily expand your repertoire of musical instruments
by taking that same knowledge and applying it to the baritone uke. The four string ukulele can also be tuned and played like an old-time four-string guitar. You just tune the baritone ukulele to the DGBE arrangement and have a go at some of the songs you like to play on the guitar.
The baritone ukulele has the lowest and fullest sounds of all the different types of ukuleles: soprano, tenor, and concert ukuleles. So, don't be afraid that it will sound too much like a soprano ukulele. Still, you get a different sound than a guitar, so it can be fun to experiment with the different songs you like by playing them on both the guitar and the ukulele to hear the difference.
Use the Guitar Music Sheets
Some people even use guitar music sheets instead of ukulele chord charts. They are different, but if you memorize the chords on the ukulele you can still play off the guitar music sheets. Otherwise, you can try to locate ukulele chord music sheets for your songs and use those, if it really makes a difference to you. Best of all, you can shop for ukulele chord music online!
Combine Ukulele and Guitar
Have some friends? Why not play the same song as a duet on both the uke and guitar? Switch at times and have some fun picking away at your favourite instrument. Ukuleles are just fun to play, because of the way the unique sound and the size of the instrument. They are easier to hold than a guitar, even though they can be played like a guitar.
Try New Chords
Once you've figured out how your guitar music transposes to ukulele, you can get a little fancier with the baritone ukulele chord picking. You can try a different tuning to your ukulele and see if you prefer the guitar tuning or the ukulele tuning. A baritone ukulele is a very versatile instrument. It makes a great introduction to ukulele music for people who love the guitar already and want to have some fun with the baritone ukulele chord arrangements.
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