Ukuleles

There is no doubt that ukuleles have enjoyed a massive resurgence in the last two decades in part due to their simplicity. With only four strings to contend with, musicians find this to be one of the easiest instruments to pick up and often graduate to guitar from this instrument. They are petite and great to take along on camping trips or other social gatherings for a sing-song with friends and family.

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  1. UKEY Soprano Children's Ukulele Kit - 21" Natural
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    UKEY Soprano Children's Ukulele Kit - 21" Natural
    • Ukulele kit with a light natural wood finish
    • Included carry case for simple movement and storage
    • Nylon strings with an extra set included
    • Included clip-on tuner and two plectrums
    • Perfect for beginner players of any age
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  2. UKEY Soprano Ukulele For Beginner Kit - 21" Dark Natural
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    UKEY Soprano Ukulele For Beginner Kit - 21" Dark Natural
    • Ukulele with a dark natural wood finish
    • Carry case included for easy portability
    • Nylon strings that are easier on the fingers
    • Plectrums and a clip-on tuner included
    • Ideal for beginners, kids and adults
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  3. Chord Black Ukulele with Carry Bag
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    Chord Black Ukulele with Carry Bag
    • Soprano Ukulele with Linden Body
    • Okoume neck
    • 12 fret Poplar fingerboard
    • Fitted with nylon strings,
    • Great for kids and beginners
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  4. UKEY Soprano Kids Ukulele Kit - 21" Black
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    UKEY Soprano Kids Ukulele Kit - 21" Black
    • Ukulele kit with a black finish
    • Included carry bag for transport and storage
    • Clip-on tuner and plectrums included
    • Nylon strings with an extra set included
    • Suitable for any aged players with any experience
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The instrument has some of the easiest chord shapes to play, often using a single finger to achieve certain chords. This simple way to play gives vocalists an opportunity to focus more on their vocals than the strumming of their instrument. It is worth noting that the standard tuning for guitars is not the same for ukes, which are tuned to G - C - E - A respectively.

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Our ukes come as little kits which include a soft case, tuner, plectrums and an extra set of nylon strings. The tuning mentioned above is the secret to the instruments' playability and in turn, is why they are so popular these days. People all over the world play this instrument and there is a huge community of uke players trading tips and tricks on the internet.

This instrument is charming and is a very affordable way to inspire other creatives to purchase their very own uke. Ukes have become very popular with women in recent years, some of the best female guitarists around began their careers playing a Uke. While not an issue, a lot of uke players play casually and will only really scratch the surface of what is really possible for this instrument.

Ukes are short, sweet and are a great gift for the musicians in your family or friend group, start by learning the main 7 major chords and their minor counterparts. By learning these chords you can then link them together to create versions of existing music or alternatively, you can try writing your own songs.


Frequently Asked...

What is a ukulele?

A ukulele is a four stringed instrument. It is seen as relatively easy to learn, and it is a good instrument for young learners. It is versatile, suiting a range of genres of music, and its compact size makes it easy to transport on the go. Ukuleles have grown significantly in popularity in recent years, and are an ideal gift for a budding musician.


What is the best ukulele?

There are a great range of ukuleles available in different shapes and sizes, and at varying prices. At Electromarket we offer a selection of affordable and high-quality ukuleles in various colours. We focus on the Soprano model, which is the most popular size of ukulele on the market. Our ukuleles come as a kit, typically including; a soft case, tuner, plectrums and an extra set of strings, so you have everything needed to get started.


Is the ukulele easy to learn?

A ukulele is seen as a reasonably easy instrument to learn, making it ideal for beginners and young learners. It is simpler to learn than guitars or other stringed instruments. A ukulele has easy chord shapes and often a single finger can achieve certain chords. There are four basic chords to learn (C, D, G and Em) and once you have mastered these you can play many songs.


How long does it take to learn the ukulele?

The length of time it will take to learn the ukulele will depend on the time and commitment put into learning. Ukuleles are seen as an easy instrument to learn and you will quickly master the basic chords that allow you to play hundreds of songs. With regular practice within 2-6 months you should be confident in playing a selection of songs. With further practice you can master more advanced songs.


What is the difference between a ukulele and guitar?

Guitars and ukuleles are both stringed instruments but there are key differences. Guitars have six strings while a ukulele has four, and the standard tuning is different. Ukuleles are easier to learn as there are less notes to master. Many musicians start with a ukulele and graduate to a guitar. A ukulele is also smaller, making it easier to transport, and suitable for young learners to handle. Guitars produce a loud full sound while a ukulele has a lighter, brighter sound.


What age is appropriate for ukulele?

Ukuleles are suitable for all ages, and are enjoyed by adults and children alike. They are seen as a good first instrument for children because their compact size means they are suitable for small hands. They are also more simple to learn than a guitar, with fewer strings to learn. Children are often ready to start playing between the ages of 5 and 7.


What types of ukulele are there?

There are many different styles and shapes of ukulele to suit all musicians. The common sizes are the Soprano, Tenor, Concert and Baritone. The most popular is the Soprano which produces a bright dainty sound, and is 21 inches, making it the perfect size for beginners and young learners. We offer a selection of Soprano ukuleles which come as a kit, featuring; a tuner, carry case, plectrums and spare strings.