6. Scales

EUMLab Support Team -

Scales are important for a ukulele player, since it is the spirits of different music styles and will lead you towards a roadmap of improvised solo and melody composition.

Tap the Scale Tab to enter Scales Mode.

[1] The Title Bar shows current selected scale name, while the white sub-title shows the corresponding note in this scale. Take the image above for example, C Major with 7 notes of CDEFGAB7 is displayed in the screen.

Refer to Wikipedia for more about scales.

[2] Share Button on the top left of the screen allows you to share your current scale with your friends. For those who haven’t installed Ukulele Toolkit can learn this scale by the description on the sharing image, and for those who have already installed Ukulele Toolkit can open the link directly and learn them inside the app.

[3] The main screen shows the Fret board. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 represent the current fret. Notes are displayed on the fret board, while the blue note represents Tonic or Key. Tap the note to hear its real ukulele sound.

Read more about Tonic on Wikipedia.

A fret is a raised element on the neck of a stringed instrument. The tone of Ukulele varies with the change of frets.

Read more about Fret on Wikipedia.

[4] The ‘<’ Button on the right side of the main screen allows to display scales based on certain frets. Tap the ‘<’ button to open detailed menu. For example, you can make the C Major scale only display notes from fret 0 or fret 2.

[5] More Scales: Tap button [5] to enter Scale Selecting Page. We provide 108 different scales, including Blues, Jazz, Japanese and Arabian etc. to help with your solo practice.

[6] Press the play button to preview the sound of scale.

[7] Tap the Tonic button to open tonic menu. You can change the tonic of scale quickly in this menu.

 

* Tips: You can not only change tuning mode or left-handed, but also set capos and other advanced settings in Chapter 11. Besides, the notes on the fret board can also be changed to intervals.

If the note is set to intervals display, C chord will be showed as R-3-5, which represents the Root, Major Third and Perfect Fifth. However, if the note is set to notes display, C chord will be showed as C-E-G, which represents each note in C major chord.

 

 

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