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192056Re: the gripping language on a string instrument?

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  • Padraic Brown
    Nov 3, 2012
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      --- On Thu, 11/1/12, Herman Miller <hmiller@...> wrote:

      > One problem with the ukulele is the tuning (typically
      > G-C-E-A, all in
      > the same octave). With the open strings all tuned within a
      > small range,
      > it's hard to tell one string from another. A mandolin (tuned
      > like a
      > violin, G-D-A-E, with 4 pairs of 2 strings each) might be a
      > better option.

      No one says you have to use the "standard" tuning. Pick (or devise) a
      set-up more appropriate to the task!

      There's more than one way to skin a cat.

      Padraic
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