Baritone Ukulele – the big Ukulele

This post is about the Baritone Ukulele, and everything you need to know about this amazing instrument!

This ukulele is also a bit special.

This ukulele is a different kind of instrument than the standard ukulele because of its tuning and size.

If you buy this instrument, you will never regret it. This ukulele is easy to hold, more like a guitar, and great for people with big fingers due to the distance between the frets. It’s also kind of a rare instrument, so it’s kind of impressive.

Guitar players will find the transition to the baritone easy due to the D-G-B-E tuning, low to high, and they will love the ease of playability. This is the same as the guitar’s top 4 strings.

Baritone Ukulele at
 10 reasons why guitarists must try this big ukulele:

This ukulele is often a bit more expensive than a Soprano ukulele/Standard Ukulele. Prices are usually from just under $100 to $400, and they are normally unpainted. So if you want a decorated baritone ukulele, you have to do it yourself. We therefore have a demonstration of painting Ukuleles on our Facebook page.

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By the way, you can maybe get them a bit cheaper from AliExpress.

Baritone Ukulele

The sound

The sound of the baritone is deeper than the soprano. This is also a reason to buy it for many Ukulele players. Here you can hear the sound:

“Here comes the sun” on a Baritone Ukulele:

Strings, tuning and how to play it

Information about the strings is in the article Ukulele string names.

For how to tune your instrument, read the articles How to tune a Ukulele and How to tune a Baritone.

If you are looking for easy songs to play, this site can be recommended: Doctor Uke. BAR is the place to go for Baritone arrangements for tuning DGBE.
DGBE is the most normal tuning, but you can also tune it GCEA with low G. It can more convenient for ukulele players who want to keep it simple, but some thinks this makes the sound a bit similar to Tenor.

4 ways to string:

At Amazon you also can buy this book about chords:

Baritone Chord Bible

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