Ukulele Workshops

Schedule | 2018
Motown or Bust Tour
Sponsored by

Austin Ukulele Society
Austin, Texas March 16
more info

Dallas Ukulele HQ
Dallas, Texas March 25
more info

Tulsa Ukulele Club
Tulsa, Oklahoma March 31
more info

Nashville Ukulele Group
Nashville, Tennessee April 7
more info

Willis Music
Lexington, Kentucky April 9
more info

Arthur’s Music Store
Indianapolis, Indiana April 14
more info


Allegheny Uke Soriee
Altoona, PA April 20-22
more info

Ukulele Festival of Scotland
Drumfries, Scotland April 27-29
more info

West Coast Uke Retreat
Pacific Grove, CA May 2-6
more info

Kamloops Uke Fest
Sorrento, BC, Canada June 15-17
more info

Midwest Uke & Harmonica Camp
Olivet, Michigan June 22-24
more info

Elderly Instruments
Lansing, Michigan October 6
more info


Ukulele Music Info Logo
Visit Ukulele Music


Weekly Interval #17: Descending Perfect 4th

Posted on: January 11th, 2011 by dville

This week’s guest on the Weekly Interval is the descending Perfect 4th. You’ll notice a number of popular melodies begin with this interval. Play the interval on your instrument. Listen to it. Spend a week with this interval, play it in different keys, different areas of the fretboard and listen for the melodies of familiar songs to jump out as you practice listening to the descending Perfect 4th. If you do hear the melody to a song that starts with this interval other than those listed below post it in the comments section.

Key of C: Ocatve C to G
Solfege Syllables: Do-Sol (pronounced Doe-Sol)
1st string, 3rd fret to 2nd string, 3rd fret (or 4th string open)
First two notes of :
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
I’ve Been Working On The Railroad
Yardbird Suite
Oh Come, All Ye Faithful
Old MacDonald


One Response

  1. Gerry says:

    Jim, It should be Do-So(2nd line above), I think. Regards, Gerry

Leave a Reply

Ukulele Tutorials

Playing By Ear

Play Ukulele By Ear 1
Vol. 1 DVD or Download
more info

Play Ukulele By Ear 1.5
Playing By The Numbers
NEW! DVD or Download more info

Play Ukulele By Ear 2
Vol. 2 DVD or Download
more info

Play Ukulele By Ear 3 NEW! Soloing DVD or Download more info


see all products
& descriptions

read reviews

© 2012-2018 Jim d'Ville play ukulele by ear  |  graphics and layout by lindesign  |  built and maintained by Gray's Web Design                   Top