Standard Notation and Tab
8.75 x 11.75
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Crystal Harmonics for Guitar provides the guitarist with practical advice on playing harmonics and how to perform them with a crystal-clear tone. The material also covers various notation systems used by composers and publishers and includes examples of harmonics from regular guitar repertoire. Natural harmonic pitches and positions (by string and fret) are presented along with right-hand artificial harmonic techniques. In addition, you will learn how to tune the guitar with harmonics and how to practice passages which include them. This book can help guitarists interpret harmonics and provides composers with notational information to facilitate the reading process.
Pitches of Natural Harmonics
How to Play Natural Harmonics
Left Hand Pressure
Right Hand Plucking
What Stroke to Use
How to Play Artificial Harmonics
Adding the Left Hand
Tips for Clarity
Left Hand in Artificial Harmonics
Multiple Notes with Artificial Harmonics
Notating the Pitch of the Fretted Note
Notating String and Fret Only
Arabic Numeral Indications
Roman Numeral Indications
Notating the Pitch of the Sounding Harmonic
Examples in Context
Tuning with Harmonics
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