Ukulele Glossary: T

tablature; tab: A method of representing musical notes for stringed instruments with lines and dots, indicating which string to play and which fret to use.

time signature: Musical notation that indicates the number of beats in a measure and the value of each note.

tremolo picking: Picking the same note repeatedly at a rapid tempo to produce a fluctuation in volume. This method allows you to play very long notes that otherwise would stop sounding.

tuner: 1. The part of a stringed instrument that holds the strings. 2. A device used to calibrate the strings of an instrument to the correct pitch.

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