For a long time ukulele has been seen as an average musical instrument which is good at strumming. It is a fact and, a lot of people with agree with this statement. But things have changed over the years. Now, nobody is taking the ukulele lightly. It is becoming more and more popular. So people are taking it seriously and, many people are producing classical music on the ukulele. It is not the most difficult thing to do if you put your mind to it. Here we will help you out and, hopefully, you will get some ideas on how to play classical music on a ukulele.
5 Bet Classical Music Played By Ukulele
Here are 5 classical music that can be played on ukulele
1. Für Elise
Für Elise( by Ludwig van Beethoven) is one of the most famous and popular compositions in the world. This beautiful composition can be played on the ukulele. Here is a video from Youtube that can show you how to play fur elise on ukulele. The guy, who has played the ukulele in the video, has done a really good job. He shows you the chord melody in the video so that it is easy for you to understand. He breaks down the whole melody and shows you the way to do some basic chord melody in order to harmonize the tune Needless to say that he plays the ukulele really well.
2. Canon in D
This classical music is surely among the best and, there is very little doubt that “canon in d” on ukulele will sound great. If the ukulele is played by the right person, then it is capable of doing anything. That’s what Corey Fujimoto has done in the video that you are looking here. The guy is young but extremely talented. You can see that by the way, he has played the instrument. The reason why he is so good is that he tunes it really well. Also, look at the way he holds it and strums it. It is perfect.
3. Canon in C
Playing this one on the ukulele can be a bit tricky. We know that classical music was not really meant for ukulele. However, it can be done if you know how to play it. So we will show you another video and, here you will see how a classical music can be played so beautifully on the ukulele. While you are watching the video, check that the rhythm is straightforward. It is essential in this case.
4. The Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Another classical music (by Johann Sebastian Bach) that you can play on ukulele. For some people, it may be a bit harder to play than the previous one that we have discussed. Having said that here is another video that can help you out to play this piece of organ music. You will see how beautifully you can play a classical music on this instrument. The music is sublime and, you will see what you can do with a ukulele.
5. Cello Suites
It is the last classical music that we will discuss. So we are going to give you the last video on this topic. The man, who is playing the ukulele, goes by the name of Daniel Estrem. He is a veteran when it comes to playing classical music on ukulele.
Like all the classical music that we have discussed, this one is also great. The music itself is great. So whether you play it on piano or guitar or ukulele, it will sound great. But the execution needs to be spot on. Daniel Estrem has done a tremendous job of when it comes to execution. It is a perfect example of how someone can play classical music on the ukulele. The tuning is flawless and, the strumming is great. But most importantly, the confidence he shows( while playing ) sums the whole thing.
So these are the 5 classical music that can be played on a ukulele. Ukulele is a musical instrument that is here to stay permanently in the world of music. So you need to know about it and learn how to play it. That’s the reason why we are showing you some of these videos. You have already seen how well you can produce classical music on the ukulele. But it is just the beginning. You can do way more than this.