Ukulele Songbook Part Two (with free ukulele teaching resource)

A set of songs using more complex chords for ukulele and a simple step by step guide to playing which is suitable for beginners and supports the development of instrumental skills on the ukulele using practical activities which cover strum patterns, chord shapes and easy chord progressions.

About This Resource

The Musical Futures Ukulele Songbook Part Two contains 9 interactive video playalongs with all the chords required for each song.  It is an ideal follow on to our Ukulele Songbook Part 1 or as a standalone classroom resource

Contents

The Ukulele Songbook Part Two contains:

Nine video playalong songs: containing 2-3 ukulele chords which change with the song and suggested rhythms (see below for contents)

Free Ukulele teaching resource:

  • All the instructions needed (even if you don’t play ukulele!) to position chords on the ukulele starting with easy chords – Am, F and C and working up to Em, G and D.  For a guide to the chords covered in the resource (excluding activities, strum patterns and video playalongs) click HERE
  • Activities to get pupils playing the ukulele straight away – call and response activities and strum patterns on each of the chords
  • 2 chord jams to practice changing chord or taking it in turns to play

All ukulele playlongs use this easy format:

The resource contains video interactive playalongs of the following songs:

  1. Little Talks (Of Monsters & Men) – Am, C, F, G
  2. Eye of the Tiger (Survivor from the Film ‘Rocky) – G, Am, F, C
  3. The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Tight Fit) – G, C, D
  4. Ghostbusters (Ray Parker Jnr) – G, F, C, Em
  5. Counting Stars (One Republic) – Em, G, D, C
  6. This Is Me (From The Greatest Showman) – Em, D, C, G
  7. Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Israel Kamakawiwo’ole) – C, G, Am, F, Em, E
  8. Wonderwall  (Oasis) – C, Em, G, D, Asus4
  9. Everyone Can Play Medley (Various) – Em, C, G, D, Am, F

The playalongs are all in the easy to follow format:

Technical Requirements

The materials are contained in PowerPoint format.

Please check you have the following minimum operating system requirements before downloading the resource:

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 or later
  • Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion or later
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or later should be installed
  • To ensure fluid playback on a monitor and speakers, your computer should have a suitable video card, sound card, drivers and cables installed.

Please consult your network administrator for further advice or email info@musicalfutures.org before purchase.

Payment Information

The resource costs £45.00  – select PayPal, credit / debit card or invoice at checkout. Please note: All orders requested via invoice should include details of your finance department.  You must also have raised a Purchase Order Number or similar prior to ordering.

Upon purchase/invoice request you will be sent an email containing links to download the resource. For queries and support please contact info@musicalfutures.org

Disclaimer: Any unauthorised copying or re-selling of the resource will constitute an infringement of copyright (c) Musical Futures 2019

Training

The Musical Futures Everyone Can Play training programme provides expert guidance through a practical introduction, and how to use the resource in your classroom.  Everyone Can Play resources are included as part of the training. Full details here.

Payment options

Pay by PayPal or credit/debit card or select pay by invoice at checkout. For billing queries please contact info@musicalfutures.org

Excellent workshops ‑ extremely accessible for all abilities and levels.

Claire Armour, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

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