Continuing my series of the Ukulele A to Z, this time we look at the letter M (all my other entries on the A-Z can be seen on the Ukulele Beginner tips page HERE )
The term given to tuning pegs that work using a gearing system to turn the string post.
A commonly used wood used in ukulele manufacture - dark, bright yet warm sounding and gives a good volume. Often comes with an attractive grain pattern.
A combination of the first, third and fifth notes of a scale played at once.
A succession of notes played one after the other - creates the tune for a piece of music.
A device that creates an audible clicking sound that can be set to any beat to assist with timing of a musical piece.
To change key within a piece of music
MOTHER OF PEARL
A material made from the glossy inside of shells used for making fret markers, binding and decorative trims on a ukulele.