Sunday, December 27, 2009

Anonymous - In dulci jubilo

Ice and freezing rain for the past two days: time to bring back memories of summer when working outside in the garden building ukes. And it's always time for the quiet jubilation of playing them.
This tune dates back to medieval times.
For low G tuning:

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Galilei - Saltarello

By Vincenzo Galilei, the father of Galileo, this 16th century dance tune. Adapted for low G ukulele: tabs in TablEdit and PDF format.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Mudarra - Pavana de Alexandre

This piece, also from Tres libros de Musica, was originally intended for the vihuela.
Here are the tabs for a High G uke version in PDF and one for low G tuning.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Küffner - Ländler

Joseph Küffner composed a number of those "ländler": a country or folk or rustic dance. They're a joy to play on the ukulele. Here is one rustic dance that is particularly "rüstig" (spry, nimble).
A TablEdited High G version with the Midi file and the PDF.
In another key, a Low G version with its PDF.