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Somewhere Over The Rainbow by IZ – Ukulele Tutorial
Hi, everyone here is a new Ukulele tutorial, "Somewhere Over The Rainbow". Maybe you have already watched my Gotye tutorial
or the Katy Perry tutorial
. (If not, give it a try). So you've already seen the chords and the lyrics in the Video. With this tutorial i added some improvements.
So what`s new ?
Strumming pattern explained in the video
People often ask me about the strumming pattern, especially beginners. So i decided to choose a pattern that is not that difficult. It is show at the beginning of the video so you are able to practice it before you start playing the song.
Lyrics are now in karaoke style
To make it more easier to sing along to the song, i decided to show the lyrics in a karaoke style. I hope you like it.
Here's the original:
My tutorial video:
Ukulele Chords & Lyrics On 2 Sheets ( PDF )
( thanks to lassie66 for creating the pdf )
Standard reentrant tuning ( G C E A )
First learn the strumming as it is shown in the beginning of the video. Start with half tempo to get into the groove.
There are only eighth notes ( 1/8 ) in the strumming. Mind the rests between the strums ( at 1+ and 3 ). This is shown in the graphic at the beginning of the video.
Fell free to strum in a different way (more easier or maybe more difficult).
Learn to play all 8 chords.Print the pdf-file
, so you can see all the chords at once. These are fairly easy chords, just take your time to learn them. The F9 is a shortened chord without the keynote ( there's a G instead of F ).
I hope these informations help you to learn this song.
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