Rob has submitted his performance of the Wikipedia article “Ukulele“, and after much wrangling of video codecs and the such, it is now available for all to see.
I’m sure it will come as no surprise that Wikipedia has an article on the Ukelele. What may come as a surprise however is that Rob is twice the size of normal humans and is playing a regular guitar in the video.
Rob appears courtesy of West Yorkshire’s one-time second-best three-piece acoustic folk-country-scifi-gospel fusion band The Gillroyd Parade.
(particularly in the UK),
or alternatively abbreviated uke,
is a chordophone classified as a plucked lute,
it is a subset of the guitar family of instruments, generally with four strings or four courses of strings.
Tone and volume of the instrument vary with size and construction.
come in four sizes, Soprano, Concert, Tenor, and Baritone.
varieties include hybrid instruments such as the banjo
and lap steel
There is an electrically amplified version, the electric
ukulele is louder and of different tone quality than traditional wooden
producing sound by one or more spun aluminium cones (resonators) instead of the wooden soundboard. Another unique variant is the Tahitian
which is usually carved from a single piece of wood and does not have a hollow soundbox.
List of ukulele manufacturers
List of ukulele musicians
This to be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
Lyrics are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.