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Finger Exercises 1-3-4
Realize that this finger exercise is all quarter notes.
Use alternate picking.
Leave each finger down on each note long as possible. Don’t cut the notes short.
Keep your finger close to the fret board; you want to be ready to play any note at a moments notice.
The Guitar Finger Exercises 1 3 4 is played on the first, third, and fourth frets on each string, with your first, third, and fourth fingers. Begin on the first string with the 1 3 4 pattern. Move to the second string, then the third. Work your way down to the sixth string. Once you arrive at the sixth string, go right back to the fifth string with the same pattern. Work your way back up to the first string.
When you get to the fourth fret, first string, fourth finger, reverse the pattern by picking the fourth fret, then the third fret with your third finger, and the first fret with you first finger. Play this 4 3 1 pattern down to the sixth string. When you get to the sixth string, move right back to the fifth string, and continue on with the same pattern making your way back to the first string. The pattern ends on the first fret, first finger, and first string.
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