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The ukulele is a member of the lute family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings.


Here you can find a very brief history about a wonderful instrument called the ukulele. (free ukulele guide)


May 27, 2015 ... True, the actual history of the ukulele begins on an island, but not one in the Hawaiian chain, nor one in the Pacific Ocean, for that matter.


A history of the ukulele, when it was invented and how it has evolved over time and influenced music.


Aug 4, 2017 ... True or False: The ukulele originated in Hawaii. Find out the answer, and more interesting facts about the history of the ukulele, in this blog ...


May 21, 2015 ... The 'ukulele, or ukulele, as it's spelled in American English ("uke" for short), ... Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.


“Sing Hawaiian songs or dance the hula without ukulele accompaniment. Isn't there something missing? When a Portuguese immigrant, Joao Fernandez, ...


Ukulele history. The ukulele isn't a native or ancient instrument: it started with Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii in the late 19th century. The largest wave of ...


In 1879, the 'ukulele arrived in Hawaii. In Portugal, the instrument was called the Braguinha, from Braga. A similar 5-string instrument, the Rajao was converted ...