Monday, January 26, 2015

on plucked strings 1: Atlantic Monthly "the rise and fall (and rise) of the ukulele

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/01/though-it-be-little-the-rise-of-the-ukulele/384453/

Been sketching out ideas for a sonata for ukulele and guitar for months.  Reentrant tuning takes some getting used to but there's a pretty sweet split-third C chord latent within that tuning that is probably going to be the basis for some music, ideally.

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