Finger Picking Ideas....

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Finger Picking Ideas....

Postby Shaggy » Thu Feb 02, 2006 7:37 am

Some fingerpicking exercises that hopefully might help.

FINGER PICKING

With chords G and Em:
E|--------------------------|--------------------------|-----
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|-----
G|-----0-----0-----0-----0--|-----0-----0-----0-----0--|-----
D|--------0-----------0-----|--------2-----------2-----|-----
A|--------------------------|--------------------------|-----
E|--3-----------3-----------|--0-----------0-----------|-----


With Chords Am, C and D:
E|--------------------------|--------------------------|-----
B|-----1-----1-----1-----1--|-----1-----1-----3-----3--|-----
G|--------2-----------2-----|--------0-----------2-----|-----
D|--------------------------|--------------------------|-----
A|--------------------------|--3-----------0-----------|-----
E|--0-----------0-----------|--------------------------|-----

TRAVIS PICKING

With chords C, Dm7 and G.:
E|--------------------|--1-----------------|-----
B|--1-----------1-----|--------3-----0-----|--1--
G|--------0-----------|-----2-----------0--|--0--
D|-----2-----------2--|--0-----------------|-----
A|--3--------3--------|--------------------|--3--
E|--------------------|-----------3--------|-----

ORNATE TRAVIS PICKING

With Chords C, A7, Dm7 and G:
E|----------------------|--1p0-----------------|-----
B|--3p1-----------2-----|----------0-----3-----|--1--
G|----------0-----------|-------2--------------|--0--
D|-------2-----------2--|--0----------------0--|-----
A|--3----------0--------|----------------------|--3--
E|----------------------|-------------3--------|-----


To finish with have a go at this little piece. A nice little riff that covers the above. It uses the chords of D, G7 and A7. The key to it is in the thumb bass note playing, keeping a good time to it.

E|--0h2-----------------2-----------------|--1-----------------1--------------|-----
B|----------3-----3-----------3-----3-----|--------3-----3-----------3--3-----|-----
G|-------2-----------2-----2-----------2--|-----0-----------0-----0--------0--|-----
D|--0-------------------0-----------------|-----------------------------------|-----
A|-------------0-----------------0--------|--2-----------------2--------------|-----
E|----------------------------------------|-----------3-----------------------|-----


E|--3-----------------3--------------|--0h2--------------2-----------------|-----
B|--------3-----3-----------3--3-----|----------3-----3--------3-----3-----|-----
G|-----0-----------0-----0--------0--|-------2--------------2-----------2--|-----
D|-----------------------------------|--0----------------0-----------------|-----
A|--0-----------------0--------------|-------------0--------------0--------|-----
E|-----------0----------------0-------|-------------------------------------|-----


Not sure how all this is going to work, might come out right hopefully! Still I?ll give it a try. Let me know of any mistakes?

Thanks?.
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Postby Shaggy » Thu Feb 02, 2006 7:40 am

Perhaps it would have been better if I put this in the normal 'Think Tank'?
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