ExAmplE2 TRIPLETS, DOTS AND TIES

Guitar Techniques - - LEARNING ZONE -

For this triplet rhythm count: ‘1 & a, 2 & a, 3 & a, 4 & a’ to keep track of both the down beats and the off-beats. Count­ing is es­pe­cially im­por tant when play­ing the tied notes as th­ese com­bined notes should

JJbe sus­tained for their full value, but only the ini­tial note is picked. This melody is in the key of G, which means that the F notes are played as F# through­out the piece.

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