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UD#12 Ukulele: Music Theory Abacus

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UD#12 Ukulele: Music Theory Abacus from Ukulele in the Dark w/ Guido Heistek Chords in this newsletter: I once heard James Hill call a ukulele fret board chart “The Great Music Theory Abacus”. I think this is a brilliant way of describing the fact that we can use the fretboard chart to explore the rules of music theory. There are many elements of music theory that can be learned by looking for patterns in the simple chords and scales that we already know. It’s not rocket science. It really isn’t. Here is a fretboard chart. It shows the notes on   …Continue Reading