Complete Book of Traditional & Country Autoharp Picking Style (eBook)
One of Meg Peterson's finest books. This comprehensive text presents all of the strums and techniques needed to play back-up and melody on autoharp. Contains excellent teaching on various strum and fingerpicking styles. In addition, arrangements are included on 57 country favorites.
Product Number:
94060EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Pages:
152
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1756-8
ISBN13:
978-16191-1756-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/12/2017
One of Meg Peterson's finest books. This comprehensive text presents all of the strums and techniques needed to play back-up and melody on autoharp. Contains excellent teaching on various strum and fingerpicking styles. In addition, arrangements are included on 57 country favorites.

Table of Strum Symbols

Backup Strums

Thumb-Brush Strum #1

Scratch Style Strum #2, 2a, 3, & 4

Introducing the Index Finger

Alternating Bass

Introducing the Middle Finger

Double Finger Scratch

Arpeggio Strums Strum #5 & 6

Introducing the Ring Finger

Alternating Thumb and Index Finger Accompaniments Strum #7, 8, 9, & 10

Double Thumbing

Rocker Strum (shuffle rhythm)

Runs

Single String Thumb Tap

Arpeggiando Stroke Strum #11, 12, & 13

“Church Lick"

Introducing the Loose Fist

Travis Picking Strum #14, 15, 15a, 16, 16a, 17, 18, & 19

Travis in 3/4 Time

Travis in 4/4 Time

Blanking Out

Shuffle Beat

Syncopated Travis

Steady 8th Note Rhythm

Introducing the Pinch

Melody Picking

Traditional Melody Pinching

Thumb Brushes

Thumb-Index

Syncopated

Triplets: middle-index

Duple Meter: Double Finger Brush

Pinch-index

Small pinches

Travis Style

Hammerin’ On

Arpeggio Style

Straight Arpeggio in 3/4 Time

Broken, Syncopated Arpeggio in 4/4 Time

Broken Arpeggios in 4/4 Time

Five Finger Tapping

Combined with the Blanking Out Stroke

Combined with Hammerin’ On

Bluegrass Melody Picking

Alternating Thumb and Index Finger Picking

Hammerin’ On

Drag Notes

Back Slur

Syncopated Rhythm

Single String Thumb Tap

Rapid Thumb and Index Fillers

Melodic Endings

Picking with Alternating Middle and Index Fingers

Diatonic Fiddle Arrangement

 
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