Which ukulele is best to learn for beginners?

Which ukulele is best to learn for beginners?

Which ukulele is best to learn for beginners?

Having a hard time figuring out which size of ukulele to start learning with? Whatever your questions are, we’re going to discuss some different sizes and sounds of ukuleles here with tiny introduction first.

Ukulele basically belongs to the lute family of instrument. The ukulele is a fun instrument. Some may call the ukulele a toy, but it really isn’t a toy at all, it’s a true instrument and you can do wonderful things with it. It generally has four nylon strings. Created in the 19th century in Portuguese, It was a great hit in the U.S in 20th century and from there it got popular worldwide. Also don’t make the mistake by thinking that it is an easy instrument, you will need to practice a lot to master it, but even when you only know the basics it is already so much fun! Enjoy playing it and without knowing, you will improve each and every day.

This is really important to know which one is the most suitable ukulele for your different levels of learning and how serious you are about wanting to learn how to play the ukulele. There are some points highlighting the difference in various types of Ukuleles.

The tone and volume of the instrument varies with size. Ukuleles are available in four sizes: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone.

  • The soprano is the most common one and also the size is perfect for beginners, easy to handle with great typical ukulele sound. Its size is usually 21 inches long with 4 nylon strings and 12-15 frets.
  • The Concert sometimes referred to as the alto, 23 inches in size with long neck- frets in between 15-18.The sound of Concert Ukulele is little bit louder than the typical Soprano Ukulele.
  • The Tenor is gaining quite popularity lately. Mostly chosen by well experienced and professional ukulele players because of its size- 26 inches and frets between 17-19 with sound more like classical guitar.
  • The Baritone, the least popular and the largest of all sizes at 30 inches and frets varying in between 18-21 with deepest and classical nylon stringed guitar sound.

It’s important to do good research about the ukulele you are going to learn, because you are going to enjoy it for many years to come. We hope this blog has helped you a little bit to choose a good ukulele that you’ll enjoy learning and playing.

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