Semi­qua­ver Sub-di­vi­sion


Guitar Techniques - - Play: Timing -

For these semi­qua­ver ideas, each bar con­cen­trates on a dif­fer­ent sub­di­vi­sion and us­ing the cor­rect strum­ming di­rec­tion can re­ally help. The count of ‘1e & a’ refers to the four semi-quavers and these are played with a down, up, down, up strum­ming pat­tern. You may wish to play mute strokes for all the miss­ing 16th notes in the bar to start with, but the Holy Grail is to be able to play these ex­am­ples ac­cu­rately as demon­strated.

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