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Offline skinsfreak88

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im so confuzed
« on: December 31, 2005, 10:01:00 PM »
im a total newbie to guitars, and can not figure out how much pressure to put on the strings on the guitar to play notes.[:(] can somebody help?
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Offline skinsfreak88

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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2005, 10:28:29 PM »
Please help!!![?] im so confuzed!
 

Offline Washburngrasser

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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2006, 01:00:42 AM »
Just as much as is needed to have the note ring clearly, but no harder.

Then...if you want to sustain a note you press harder and sort of wiggle your ftretting finger. Thats called tremolo

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« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2006, 04:14:19 PM »
Not to be too picky....but that's called vibrato, not tremolo. A tremolo is a type of moveable bridge.
 

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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2006, 10:26:20 AM »
At first you'll put to much preasure just like everyone else..
Then your fingers will get stronger and you wont even notice it any more..

Just keep practicing and trying to not let the strings make a buzzing sound... Sometimes its going to happen because some chords are harder than others... But as your fingers get stonger they will sound better..

Good luck