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Compared to standard musical notation on a 5 line staff, tabs are fairly easy to learn. They only work for a stringed instrument such as a ukulele or guitar. There is probably some good information on the internet that will give very detailed information on reading tablature. Try this one How To Read Ukulele Tab But I will point out a few things that ...


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I think it's pretty difficult to guess the chord only by the tab as you don't know the root or even if played notes are within the chords. At most, you could guess the scale by joining the featuring notes, indentifying the major key so you could infer all the possible chords (3 majors, 3 minors and a diminshed) for that key, But that's of course if you are ...


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Tabs are usually done in parallel with "real" scores containing the detailed timing information. Where a tab is supposed to be self-sufficient, it has to contain quite more information than a "standard" tab. Take a look at the LilyPond documentation for \tabFullNotation: the text a bit above shows how things look with a standard score/tab combination ...



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