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Basic Ukulele Notes: How to Navigate a Ukulele Fretboard

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 2 min read

The ukulele is distinct from other fretted string instruments (like guitar and mandolin) in part because of the unusual standard tuning of its open strings. Learning the notes on a ukulele fretboard is essential for ukulele beginners.