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Begginer Fingerstyle Musics?


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#1 Migmend

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Posted 14 October 2014 - 06:43 AM

Hello,

I am a begginer at guitar and I would like to start Fingerstyle

I don't know any easy fingerstyle music for begginers, can you reccomend me some?

Thank you!



#2 Ayaura

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Posted 19 October 2014 - 12:32 AM

I started by picking up fingerstyle magazine, and I just challenged myself. I literally only learned a few bars at a time, and I would work at them until I had mastered them, and then the  next few bars. Aside from that, blackbird by the beatles is a good starter to work on some of the dexterity required. My favourite fingerstyle song is a flamenco called el choclo - seriously fun to play!


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Posted 22 October 2014 - 08:44 AM

I agree Blackbird is a good introductory tune to fingerstyle.

 

There are different kinds of fingerstyle, including pattern picking, Travis picking, alternating thumb-bass and others, some geared more for classical guitar and others for more "informal" styles like old-blues, ragtime, etc.

 

Another good beginner's tune might be "Freight Train Blues" by Elizabeth Cotten. A folk-blues tune where a beginner can start to become familiar with using his thumb independently from his or her other fingers.

 

http://www.guitarzon..."freight train"


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