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Play DADGAD - Simon Fox

2(b) Finger Freedom

Generally it is a good idea to alternate picking fingers of the right hand. For example, to play through the 6 strings D A D G A D, you might choose a picking pattern such as i m i m i m, or m a m a m a, or i m a i m a. If the same finger is used twice in a row, for example: i i m m, the notes may be a little stilted and the speed and accuracy will be limited.

Here are some examples of right-hand organization. The right-hand fingerings can be varied however; the goal of the exercise is to follow a deliberate picking pattern without playing two consecutive notes with the same finger.

  Exercise 2.1. Right-hand organization - Tuning DADGAD

Exercise 2.2. Right-hand organization - Tuning DADGAD


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