Famous Solos and Duets for the Ukulele

Mel Bay Publications
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Famous Solos and Duets for the Ukulele presents ukulele music as you have never seen or heard it before. An anthology of pieces selected from the earliestknown methods and collections published for the ukulele between 1909 and 1920, Famous Solos and Duets is newly engraved in both standard notation and tablature and contains extensive fingering and performance instructions.

Edited, arranged, and performed by ukulele virtuoso and historian John King, this collection makes the original, classic repertoire of this charming little instrument available to the public for the first time in nearly a century. The Preface, informative and thoroughly researched, places the ukulele and its music in historical context, from its early days in Hawai'i, to its widespread popularity on the Mainland. Showcasing pieces which are both challenging and beautiful, EarlySolos and Duets features the music of Queen Lili'uokalani, King Kalakaua, ErnestKa'ai, Henry Kailimai, George Awai, George Kia Nahaolelua, N. B. Bailey andVadah Olcott Bickford. Also included in Early Solos and Duets are invaluable instructions for the different styles of strumming as played by the "Father of the ukulele," Ernest Ka'ai. The audio contains all 22 pieces expertly performed by Mr. King. Includes access to online audio.
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Publisher
Mel Bay Publications
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Published on
Dec 17, 2010
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Pages
48
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ISBN
9781610651455
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Language
English
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Genres
Music / Instruction & Study / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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