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How To: Tune the three strings of any treble note on a piano

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tune a piano. Begin by placing a rubber tuning wedge in between to mute the two outer strings. Then tune the middle sting with a piano tuning hammer. Tune it to a strobe tuner or using intervals from already tuned strings. Now mute the right string and tune the left string. Use the middle string as reference. Then mute the left string and tune the right string. This video will benefit those viewers who have a piano, and would like to learn how to t...

How To: Tune up your bass guitar with Dale Titus

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tune your bass. This is important, as weather can affect your tuning. Every time you pick up your bass, you should tune it. First, start with the low E string. You will need to listen to a reference E note to tune this string. A tuner or piano can be used. Go to the fifth fret on the E string and tune the open A string to this note. Tighten or loosen up the string accordingly. Now, go to the fifth fret of the A string to tune the D string. Next, go ...

How To: Tune a snare drum easily

Learn how to tune a snare drum with Free Drum Lessons easy step-by-step guide. Free Drum Lessons is your #1 source of all your drum tuning needs. If you are struggling to tune your drums then this drum tuning video is perfect for you!

How To: Tune your harmonica to the key of A

Want to play Canned Heat's "On the Road Again" but your harmonica's in the wrong key? No problem: in this elaborate instructional video you'll learn how to tune your harmonica to the key of A by raising the pitch in draw hole 6. And remember: before attempting to adjust the tuning on your favorite harp, it might be wise to practice pitch adjustments on an old, used, broken or cheap harmonica.

How To: Tune an eight-string ukulele

Need some help figuring out how to tune an eight-string ukulele? It's easier than you might think! So easy, in fact, that this ukuleleist's guide can present a detailed, step-by-step overview of the tuning process in just over a minute. For detailed instructions, and to get started tuning up your own eight-string uke, take a look.

How To: Play in open G tuning

Open tuning is a bit tricky so Justin decided to do a tutorial to show you how! First, he'll show you how to get to open tuning, then how to play open G tuning. He goes over the songs Bohemian Like You by the Dandy Warhols and Start Me and Brown up by the Rolling Stones.

How To: Play the gospel tune "Down In The Valley To Pray"

This is an instructional guitar video on how to play a version of the traditional gospel tune "Down In The Valley To Pray" in DADF#AD tuning. This contains a 4-bar phrase. The video is outlined as follows: Fretboard diagram conventions, the tune with fretboard diagrams, the tune with slow live action, the tune with normal live action. Play the gospel tune "Down in the Valley to Pray" and improve your guitar playing skills!

How To: Auto-tune your vocals in Audacity for free

T-Pain, Cher, heck, most of the new artists these days use auto-tune, some over use it. With technology it isn't so much of a question of, "do we need to do it?" and more of "why aren't we doing it!?" Well, if you're looking for an easy way to add auto-tune to your vocal tracks, or your voice in recordings, and are looking to spend the fantastic price of FREE then check out this video! You will learn what programs you will need to download (Audacity, Audacity VST, ect.) and then how to set yo...

How To: Install Auto-tune in your Audacity audio program

Audacity is a very effective program when it comes to audio and top of that it is free. Download Audacity from its home page, get the newest version because only that one will work with what we need to do. Install it when done with the downloading. Now the first step to installing auto-tune is getting the Audacity VST enabler, you need to need place this right or it will not work, it needs to go into the plug-ins folder in the Audacity installation folder. Now you need to get auto-tune evo fr...

How To: Tune your uke with Ukulele Mike

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tune a ukulele with Ukulele Mike. This will be useful if your ukulele has been in a warm or cold setting for a while. The strings are tuned to G, C, E, and A. The G string is known as string 4, C as string 3, E as string 2, and A as string 1. String 4 is the one closest to the top when held. Start with string 3 and tune it to about where C is. You only need to know how this note sounds. Tune string 2 by fretting the fourth fret on the C string. Tune...

How To: Tune to a drop D tuning on an electric guitar

This video describes the process of tuning the E string on a guitar down to D. The presenter explains this is a great effect for heavy metal and hard rock and makes playing power chords much easier. The method is to listen to the open D string on the guitar and then tune the E string to the same pitch. Since this is the thicker string it will sound one octave lower than the open D string. After the tuning is complete the presenter demonstrates several power chords and how they are much easier...

How To: Tune your guitar, for beginners

This video shows you how to tune your guitar, for beginners. A step by step video tutorial for beginner guitar players that will teach you everything you need to know to tune your guitar properly. Andrew Wasson responds to viewers request to make a video for beginners that will properly teach them the steps to guitar tuning. Andrew addresses the fact that many similar videos about tuning completely skip the topic of "intervals". He explains with simple instructions how to tune your guitar to ...

How To: Train your ear and tune your guitar better

In this tutorial, we learn how to train your ear and tune your guitar better with David Yeager. Before you begin, you want to be able to hear what you are tuning to and listen to what you are playing. This is the key in order to train your ear and enhance your ability. Even if you are using a tuner you will need to train your ear. A great exercise is to play a pitch on your guitar and listen to how they sound and if they are in tune with your voice. If the pitch in the guitar isn't the same a...

How To: Tune a new violin

Watch this instructional violin video to learn how to tune a new violin after you have finished setting it up. To help with the tuning, a digital tuner is used to check whether the violin is in the correct tune or not. This tutorial video is great for beginners who need help tuning their violin.

How To: Use MIDI and Auto-Tune in conjunction with Pro Tools

Targeting Notes and Creating Harmonies Using MIDI -- Jeff Dykhouse shows us how to use MIDI to tell Auto-Tune which notes to tune. In addition, you can use this technique to create harmonies. Antares Auto-Tune is the fastest, easiest, and highest quality tool for pitch correction. Use this in conjunction with DigiDesign's Pro Tools for awesome sounds.

How To: Use caret browsing

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category where you will learn how to use caret browsing. Caret browsing is a method of selecting text on any web page. You can activate caret browsing by pressing the f7 button on your computer. It is available in Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers. Normally, for selecting text on a web page, you highlight the text by clicking and dragging the cursor and then you can copy and paste it in to a text editor. While doing this, if there are...

How To: Tune up quickly when playing the ukulele

There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the ukulele or any other instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free, high-quality uke lessons, like this one from YouTube's preeminent tropical tutor, Ukulele Mike. This particular tutorial provides a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to tune up. For more information, and to get started tuning up your own uke, watch this helpful how-to.

How To: Tune a drum head on a drum set

Tune a drum? It's possible! Every drummer has a specific way they want their drum set to sound. And the way a drum sounds depends on how the drum head has been adjusted. This video demonstrates how to tune your drum and make it sound exactly the way you want it.

How To: Tune an acoustic guitar accurately

Learn how to tune your guitar using a Korg tuning box. To accurately tune your guitar, you will first need to locate a correctly tuned instrument to provide a reference note. A piano or electric keyboard will work if one is available. (You have to know the names of the keys to use this method.) Otherwise, you can use the fret board below to get your reference note. We'll use the "Low E" for your reference note.

How To: Easily tune a guitar without using a guitar tuner

Sometimes you need to tune your guitar to another instrument, or you'll need to tune it when you don't have an electronic tuner handy. This video shows you how to do that. Start with the A string, and make sure that's in tune with the other instrument. Put your finger on the fifth fret of the low E string and play the E and A strings together. If they sound the same, they're are in tune with each other. If not, adjust the E string to make it match the A. Next, tune the D string by fretting th...

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