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“Somewhere My Love”- – from the motion picture “Doctor Zhivago” . . . Chord Melody arrangement by Ukulele Mike . . . contained in the Chord Melody eBook ONE (now reduced to just $20.00) . . . . Check out the Christmas Chord melody ebook

May 2, 2016

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This Chord/Melody arrangement utilizes lots of “Chromatic” shifts. . . Compositionally, they are what give it that distinctive “Russian” sound. 

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Chromatic merely means moving up or down by half steps . . . We encounter the very first upward Chromatic shift in the 2nd measure at the opening of the piece. . . Its the B chord shifting to the C chord between the second and third measures. Nothing too terribly difficult here . . . just let those shifting notes ring out to fill the air with a hint of cold, winter Russian folk melodies . .

Here is yet another excerpt from later in the piece . . .

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Note the Barre chords on measures 46 and 47.  At 46 we Barre the 3rd fret with our index finger while the little finger plays the 6th fret on the first string.  Then, it shifts up by 2 frets so that the index finger is now barring the 7th fret and the little finger is on the 8th fret.  These barre chords may take a little practice to get them clean and smooth sounding.

“Somewhere My Love” is contained in the Chord Melody eBook ONE . . . It can be purchased by making a payment of just $20.00 through the paypal button on the Ukulele Mike website: Once purchased, it will be personally emailed to you within the day. . .

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Table of Contents of the Chord Melody eBook ONE

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