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Chords Leve l 2
Bandwa gon Mu s i c S t ud i o s
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Add accents to your classic rock strum.
Example 1. Classic Rock Strum with an accent on count 1.
Example 2. Classic Rock Strum with an accent on count 2 and 4.
(c) Rake or “quick arpeggio”.
Drag the pick slowly across the strings to
sound each string separately. Think of
‘stuttering’ your strum across the strings. You
can rake across all available strings or
sometimes try strumming less strings to give
each string more ringing time.
Shown by a wavy line in the music. Notice there
is an arrow on the line to show whether it is an
up or down strum.
Example 1. Strum 3 with a rake on count 2.
Example 2. Strum 3 with a rake on the & of count 2.