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Offline iDavid

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Switching between chords: ring out?
« on: March 04, 2012, 02:26:25 am »
When switching between a C-chord and a G-chord and using pattern one, should I leave the middle finger down longer to le the note ring out.  Or should I lift the C-chord at the same time and just try to get quicker in my changes?


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Re: Switching between chords: ring out?
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2012, 02:42:34 am »
I can't see any advantage to leaving your middle finger down.

The quickest way to change C to G is play your G chord with your pinky - that way you just have to move your middle and ring finger up a string each.

You still should try to master the traditional C G change as well though.
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Re: Switching between chords: ring out?
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2012, 03:17:07 am »
The G chord pinky switch is what I've been working on.  I've been playing guitar for years, but am just getting into folk finger style and my chord changing is not nearly as fast as I thought is was. 

I wanted to make sure I wasn't putting in the time, in the wrong direction.

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