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Ukulele Lesson 3 - Uke Open Chords: A Amin A7 D Dmin D7 E Emin E7 (UK-003)

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    Hey, how you're doing. Justin here
    for another Ukulele Lesson.
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    Today we will be checkin out the
    rest of your open chord grips
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    So another nine chords today
    we'll be looking at.
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    These ones are slightly harder than the
    open chords that we looked at last time
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    But not much. Well some of them are.
    Some of them are a bit easier
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    But a couple of them
    are a little bit trickier
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    Make sure you got these other
    chords well under your fingers first
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    Before you start to look at these ones.
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    And let's go to a close-up,
    show how to play them.
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    The first chord were going to look at
    today is an A-chord and its variations.
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    So starting with "A" we start with the
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    2nd finger in the 2nd fret of string 4
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    then we put 1st finger, 1st fret of string 3,
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    the other two strings are open so
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    2nd fret,
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    1st fret
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    open, open
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    (Plays A-chord)
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    Very, very easy chord this one.
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    Next one is one that we looked at
    in the intro to Uke-Playing lesson.
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    We just lift off the the first finger and
    we got our A-minor chord.
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    O.K. that's 2nd fret, open, open, open
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    (Plays A-minor-chord)
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    Doesn't matter what finger again
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    Start with the second finger but it
    really could be any finger
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    It doesn't really make much difference.
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    And the last one of the "A"s ist the A7th
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    Now we just got the 1st finger
    in the 1st fret of the 3rd string
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    Open,1st fret, open, open
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    You may certainly all be using
    your first finger for this but
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    you could try other fingers if you
    thought it was gonna be easier
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    (Plays A7th-chord)
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    Okay, so that's an A-chord.
    Very, very funky little chord
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    Okay, let's move on to E-chord.
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    Now, E is a little bit difficult.
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    Not difficult, not terribly difficult.
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    But a little bit tricky.
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    So we got 1st finger, 1st fret
    of the 4th string
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    then little finger is going in the
    4th fret of the 3rd string
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    and 2nd finger is going in the
    2nd fret of the 1st string
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    and the 2nd string is open.
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    So, 1st fret, 4th fret, open, 2nd fret.
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    (Plays E-chord)
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    Feels a little bit awkward this
    shaping for guitar players
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    This is not a kind of a
    common guitar-shape.
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    If you're new to it, you might find it a little difficulty
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    getting the little finger to jump
    over to that chord.
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    So that the little finger to the 4th fret there.
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    Not particularly difficult in
    the grand scheme of things.
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    It's a bit more awkward than some of
    those that we've looked at so far
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    But it's a very important chord - E-chord
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    O.K. Lets look at E-minor now.
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    Quite alot easier actually
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    So we've got nothing on the 4th string
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    3rd finger on the 4th fret
    of the 3rd string
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    2nd finger, 3rd fret of the 2nd string
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    and 1st finger in the 2nd fret
    of the 1st string
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    That is our E-minor chord.
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    You could use other fingers
    but this is probably the one
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    that you will start off most of the time.
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    and that's E-minor.
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    O.K. Now we look at E7th
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    This is 1st finger 1st fret
    of the 4th string
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    2nd finger 2nd fret of the 3rd string
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    open second string
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    and 3rd finger going down
    in the 2nd fret of the 1st string
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    (Plays E7th-chord)
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    This is a really common Uke-grip
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    So this is a good one to learn.
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    Now, guitar-players might find it easier to
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    play it like it was kind of the
    top part of a B7th-chord
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    using the 1st finger and then
    the 3rd finger and the little finger
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    Most commonly I think it's playing using fingers 1, 2 and 3
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    Most of these grips, you know, you
    can change the fingering round.
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    It's all relatively simple.
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    So that would be our "E"-chords.
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    Now last thing we're looking at "D"-chords
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    Now D-major chord means that we have to get
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    Three fingers all wedged into the 2nd fret
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    It's a little bit awkward
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    2nd finger 2nd fret of the 4th string,
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    3rd finger 2nd fret of the 3rd string,
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    little finger 2nd fret of the 2nd string.
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    2nd fret, 2nd fret, 2nd fret, open.
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    (Plays D-chord)
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    Again it's a really common chord.
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    It's just a little bit tricky.
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    It's getting your fingers to cram in there
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    You could use fingers 1, 2 and 3.
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    But I really struggle with that to
    try and get my fingers in there.
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    You could use the kind of an "A"-grip
    that I teach in the beginner's course.
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    That's using the 2nd finger on
    the 2nd fret of string 4,
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    1st finger underneath on the
    2nd fret of the 3rd string
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    and then 3rd finger on the
    2nd fret of the 2nd string.
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    It feels quite difficult because
    those fingers are a lot bigger.
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    I'd highly recommend in that
    instant using fingers 2, 3, 4.
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    But again you might try some other stuff.
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    I see some guys doing this as a little bar
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    You can get away with that some times
    using 2nd, 2nd, 2nd fret, open
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    but you have to find your
    right length of bar there.
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    Which can be a little bit tricky.
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    I tend to play it like this myself, it's
    up to you to find what works for you
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    Now the minor chord D-minor.
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    To guitar players it looks
    a little bit like A-minor.
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    we've got 2nd fret, 2nd fret,
    1st fret, open
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    2nd finger in the 2nd fret of the 4th string
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    3rd finger 2nd fret of the 3rd string
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    and 1st finger 1st fret of the 2nd string.
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    (Plays D-minor)
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    That's D-minor.
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    And lastly we got D7th, nice and
    easy one to finish off with.
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    2nd finger, 2nd fret of the 4th string
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    open 3rd string
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    3rd finger, 2nd fret, 2nd string
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    and then open first string.
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    (Plays D7th-chord)
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    Again you could be changing the fingering
    around it wouldn't really matter
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    Fingers 2 and 3 are those that I tend to
    use most often with this particular grip
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    So now you should know all of the
    common open chord grips.
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    For the major, minor and
    dominant seventh chords
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    I'm shure some of you are probably
    wondering what happened to B.
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    Cause we'd looked at C-major, D-major,
    E-major, F-major, G-major, A-major but not B
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    Well B is kind of like a little bar-chord,
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    it's a little trickier and it's a
    moveable chord shape.
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    So that's something that we're going to be
    looking at in a future lesson
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    But we're not going to be
    looking at it just yet.
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    Big important things to do here:
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    One, check out the chords relationships
    and make shure that your
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    playing like, you know, D and Dmin and D7
    and see how they are similar.
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    That will really help you remember them
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    And also really important is that you .
    put them to use by learning some songs
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    Can't stress this enough, it's really
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    the best way to go about learning
    your new chords is to
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    put them into a song rightaway.
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    So find some songs that are using
    the chords that you already know
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    and just one or two of the new ones.
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    See if you can blend them together a
    little bit and get them under your fingers
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    Cause that's the way to go about
    learning your chords
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    Not to just try and learn hundreds of
    chords that you are never going to use.
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    That's a real waste of time, you know,
    that's to be avoided.
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    Learn the chords that you need to play
    the songs that you want to play.
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    That's what you want to be after
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    Hope you have fun with all of
    those new chords
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    and I'll see you for plenty more guitar-
    and uke-lessons very soon.
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    Take care of yourselves!
    Bye, Bye!
Titel:
Ukulele Lesson 3 - Uke Open Chords: A Amin A7 D Dmin D7 E Emin E7 (UK-003)
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Video Language:
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Team:
JustinGuitar (legacy)
Projekt:
Ukulele (UK)
Duration:
07:25

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