Harmonics that are played on open strings are called natural harmonics.
When harmonics are played on fretted strings, they are called artificial harmonics. Before starting this lesson on artificial harmonics, it is recommended to follow the natural harmonics lesson.
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One of the most characteristic techniques of fingerstyle guitar is the alternating bass. This technique uses the thumb to alternate between two bass notes, each played on a different string.
Although this is not easy, a steady alternating bass part could also give the player some grip during the learning process of a song, especially if the rhythm of the melody part is more complicated.
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Fingerstyle guitar music contains many left hand shapes that are related to commonly used chords, which makes it useful to develop skills on playing chord shapes and rapid chord changes.
Six different chords are presented in the exercises on this page. These are combined with fingerpicking patterns that should be relatively easy to play for the right hand.
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