Harmonic

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what is harmonic?

Harmonic

A chime-like tone, produced by gently picking, plucking or tapping a string while "pulling off" with the left hand from a barely-touching position directly over the fretwire, usually on the 12th, 7th or 5th frets (open).

This is a tricky technique but well worth mastering, as it can produce beautiful effects.

   

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