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Notes Level 1
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Bandwa gon Mu s i c S t ud i o s
Notes on the Guitar
Strings 4, 5 and 6.
Here are the notes for strings 4, 5 and 6. These are the thicker strings. They are collectively called
the bass strings. Notice they take the name of the open note.
String 4 – “D”
D E F
Fret: Open Fret 2 Fret 3
Finger: 0 2 3
String 5 – “A”
A B C
Fret: Open Fret 2 Fret 3
Finger: 0 2 3
String 6 – “E”
E F G
Fret: Open Fret 1 Fret 3
Finger: 0 1 3
Notice that we use the same number finger as
the fret number. This is a very important
technique to develop on the guitar. Please
ensure that you use the correct finger.
There are some hints for learning the note
names on the guitar in Appendix 1 on page 57.
Especially if you have learnt some chords on
the guitar already.