PLAY­ING TIPS

Guitar Techniques - - PLAY: CLASSICAL -

[Bars 1-7] Start by plac­ing the chord down then plant the pluck­ing thumb needs to be very con­trolled. If you find it un­even and bumpy SLOW DOWN! and fin­gers onto the cor­rect strings. Pluck the first four notes (free stroke) Do not try to play it quickly un­til you have com­plete con­trol of the fin­gers then re­peat the top string with the first fin­ger and play it rest stroke. Drag and thumb with a con­sis­tent tone and vol­ume on ev­ery note. This may take bacGk the fin­ger never loses con­tact a good few ses­sions if you’ve not done it be­fore. The fin­ger­ing in­di­cated for with­GUthITeAsRtrinTgEsC.HTNhiIsQiUs the score.ASQoUmAeRcIlUaMs­si_­caSlaint the first two chords pro­vides a seam­less tran­si­tion from Am to F7/C. When

sAtrQinUgAwReIU­naMerre._dBS­taMoin­ert­mSi­akei­d­ness we reach the Dm in bar 2 we have to jump to it - use a slight pause on the gui­tGaUriIsTtAsR­caTl­lEitCaHgNliIsQsUoErShaMr­pAaGrApZeIgNgEio.2O4n5the fourth swiGtcUhIT­toARfreTeEsCtrHoNkeIQsUoEaSs nMoAt thumb, wAhiQchUAnReeIUdMst_o D to give you time to get the chord in place. This paus­ing on the bass the next bass note. This eight-note pat­tern makes up a lAoQ­toUfAtRh can be used through­out the piece where chord changes are tricky.

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