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|FINGERSTYLE GUITAR -
defined on Wikipedia)
Fingerstyle guitar is
the musical methodology of playing the guitar by plucking the strings
directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to
individual digits, as opposed to flatpicking (picking individual notes
with a single plectrum called a flatpick), or strumming all the strings
of the instrument in chords.
is often used synonymously with fingerpicking, although in recent years
the two have frequently been considered as distinct or semi-distinct
arranged for fingerstyle playing can include chords, arpeggios and
other elements such as artificial harmonics, hammering on and pulling
off with the fretting hand, using the body of the guitar percussively,
and many other techniques.
refers both to a means of making music and the music thus produced,
fingerstyle is best understood as both a technique and as a key element
in musical genres.
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