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Ukulele for Dummies

By Alistair Wood

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Ukulele for Dummies composed by Alistair Wood. For Ukulele (Soprano). Perfect binding, Methods. Dummies. All Styles. Beginning. Book/CD Set. 360 pages. Published by Wiley Publishing, Inc. (MB.9780470977996).

ISBN 9780470977996. All Styles. 7.25 x 9.25 inches.

Learn everything ukulele-from chord progressions to playing pop, folk, and holiday favorites-and, yes, even Hawaiian music!

The ukulele is hot. The season one finale of Glee featured a ukulele. The recent hit song "Hey Soul Sister" by Train includes the dulcet tones of a uke. Not to mention the runaway success of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. For anyone wishing to master this fun, surprisingly versatile instrument, Ukulele For Dummies covers all the basics-from chords and strumming patterns to guidance on finger-picking.

The print version of the book includes a CD with audio tracks of the entire musical notation in the book-creating a total musical instruction package. Offers instruction in a variety of styles-including pop, folk, holiday favorites, and Hawaiian music. Features a buying guide for the novice-with tips on purchasing a ukulele plus other necessary accessories.

With its simple and clear instruction, and inspiration on every page, Ukulele For Dummies will have fans and first-time musicians making beautiful music-as they tiptoe through the tulips-in no time.

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