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Slow, Minor And Sad

Rick Payman (10059) · [archive]
Style: Acoustic/Folk · Level: Beginner · Tempo: 100
Pages: 1 2 3

Here's a slow, plain picked chord sequence (in 9/8) demonstrating the use of open strings to help play in Minor keys (in this case C Minor).

I usually play this piece when I'm feeling particularly sad or upset. Don't expect it to cheer you up ...

I play this using the following right-hand fingering :-

T/2 T 1 2 T 1 2 T 1 | [ T=Thumb 1=1st Finger 2=2nd Finger ]

Note that due to being in 9/8, the Bar numbering shown is fairly meaningless. Each Bar actually begins with the thumbed bass note. In any case, repeat the whole thing twice before moving on to the next section ....
Slow, Minor And Sad