Did you know that the Ukulele has a different tuning than the Guitar?
As a first curious fact we have this, since many when they meet the Ukulele for the first time think that it has the same tuning as a Guitar and even call it "little guitar!, but remember DO NOT es little guitar, is named Ukulele!! And as we mentioned, its tuning use tuning reentrant, this means that the strings are not tuned up continuously as in a guitar or in so many string instruments and this is what makes this indo instrument have that particular y encantador sound.
Do you know the origin of the Ukulele?
Many of you must wonder Where did the Ukulele come from for the first time and even why it has that name, and based on data that we have found and conversations among colleagues we have an answer !!, regarding its meaninguku-catfish They mean jumping flea, and legend has it that long ago when the Portuguese sailors arrived in Hawaii, the Hawaiians were amazed at how fast they moved their fingers across the fret, also according to historian Jim Beloff, the Queen Lili'uokalani gave the word a poetic twist by using other meanings to uku-catfish: gift-comes, in short, for us he will always be the best four-string companion to be happy.
But now, does the Ukulele Is it Hawaiian or Portuguese? Have we been deceived? Yes, all of us listening to this instrument immediately believe that its origin is Hawaiian, but no, really the birth of the ukulele was in 1879 with the landing of the Portuguese sailors in Hawaii, where it was christened the Ukulele and its predecessor the panty machete also called cavaquinho existed for a long time and was exported from Madeira Island to Hawaii.
What Famous artists were and are fans of playing the Ukulele?
Surely you already had this instrument with some of your bands and artists Favorites and that was what the reason andnspired to want to know it and have one, here we will leave you some of them that perhaps you already know and others that did not even know that they loved to this little one.