• Ukulele for Beginners

  • Learn to Play the Ukulele, Read Music and Play Songs
  • By: Peter F. Sheldon
  • Narrated by: Ben Herold
  • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)

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Ukulele for Beginners

By: Peter F. Sheldon
Narrated by: Ben Herold
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Publisher's Summary

Many people believe that the ukulele is part of the guitar family. Others believe that it is an independent instrument, and no other instrument is the same. The truth is that the ukulele, otherwise known as the harp, is a family of instruments. 

It comes in four sizes: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. With the increase in demand for stringed instruments and advances in recent luthier technology, new versions have been produced, such as the guitarlele, a six-string ukulele. 

Ukulele is a social instrument and a musical instrument that stimulates people to have fun. After mastering the first chords, fingers, and songs, you’ll be excited to share them with a friend. 

This book is an absolute beginner's guide on how to play the ukulele and does not require any previous musical knowledge. The purpose of this book is to help a beginner sing and play songs. Ukulele is an easy-to-learn and quickly rewarding instrument. The most important thing to remember is to enjoy your time and not to get bogged down. 

This book covers:

  • The anatomy of ukulele
  • Brief history of ukulele
  • Chord
  • Music theory
  • Playing techniques

And so much more! 

Learning new things is like acquiring a unique experience that gives a sense of accomplishment. Step by step, you will learn basic chord fingerings, rhythms, songs, etc. 

I can assure you if you listen to this book all the way through, you will be able to play your very first song in a week. If you put your head to the grindstone, you will surprise yourself when it comes to learning how to play the ukulele. 

Now that you have a taste, it is time to jump into the world of playing the uke as a beginner. The next seven days will be life changing for you as you embark on the world of music. So, let us push play, and see what is next when learning the ukulele.

©2020 Peter F. Sheldon (P)2020 Peter F. Sheldon

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MUST LISTEN TO IT

The sound is very sweet. Strings are of course easier on hands than steel. Very lightweight instrument. It comes with two picks and a bag

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GREAT BOOK

It has a wooden body ( sapele wood - very much like mahogany)with no edges anywhere. Strings are top notch nylgut strings. There is an auto digital tuner which does its job just fine, although one may want to use a better app for more accurate tuning

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GOOD BOOK

Bought it for my 8 year old daughter. Was not very optimistic about the quality, but I was pleasantly surprised

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Amazing guide

Amazing, very well written, very helpful. You will likely need more, but this is a great place to start. Recommended.

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Practical guide

Great book. Gives very pertinent information. Walks you through all the steps and gives suggestions

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Superb book

The book is really full of neat explanations and uses clear language. The book is written in a good arrangement.

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Useful tips and strategies

This book is explained briefly. It provides useful tips and strategies. It covers the fundamental tools. I might want to express appreciation to the writer of this book. I highly suggested it to all.

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Really enjoyed this book

Really enjoyed this book, has some great practical tips that I'm going to be implementing in order.

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good to listen

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Must listen to it

The audiobook is extremely amazing, extraordinary for ukulele learning. I am part of the way through this audiobook. I truly like the manner in which he spreads this audiobook out.

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  • 02-27-21

Step by step information

This book step by step information was very helpful to me. when I bought this book I was completely new and I have learned so much from this.
This audiobook shows you very important playing techniques. If you are looking for a complete guide that acts as a lesson plan, this is best. It is very good, but, very informative. it to all.

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  • 02-27-21

Straight to the point

Well written and straight to the point. Excellent source for information knowledge about tips and tricks.

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  • Thompson
  • 02-27-21

Complete guide

This audiobook shows you very important playing techniques. If you are looking for a complete guide that acts as a lesson plan, this is best. It is very good, but, very informative.

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  • Eashwar
  • 02-12-21

Amazing guide

This audiobook teaches you the concepts and how to use those in your ukulele. Well done audiobook for beginners. Here you will find everything you need.

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  • Gangster
  • 02-12-21

Practical guide

That was a very useful audio guidebook. I listen to this audiobook it's very helpful for learning ukulele. I personally believe that if I can learn like a pro through this audiobook.

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  • Aila
  • 01-05-21

Practical guide

In easy to understand terms, the authors explain this rapidly expanding subject.A good reference for a person completely new to ukulele.

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  • Alia
  • 01-05-21

Brilliant idea

This is a brilliant book on choices, particularly in view of the fact that it is so natural to comprehend complex concepts.

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  • Arif
  • 01-05-21

Highly recommend

This book has helped me greatly. Was pleased to learn more. It's extremely informative for the beginner. I would recommend this to anyone.

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  • Dhoni
  • 12-29-20

Fanatastic book

The author has presented such a useful book for me, Personally, i was looking for this book for so long. Thanks to my friend who give this book. Really felt good to listen to it.

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  • Francom
  • 12-11-20

Excellent

Highly recommend! For beginners and well-written for self-taught. Excellent progression of material which makes it easy to comprehend.