Combining half notes and quarter notes.
Also we will cover ties, playing 2 or more notes on one bow.
Tabs 7-11 will take you through the steps.
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Lesson 3 Combination quarter notes / half notes
In lesson 3 we will combine half notes and quarter notes, and cover “ties”, playing 2 or more notes on one bow.
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Yay!! Congrats, this is your first actual song: “Mary Had A Little Lamb” Let’s play it! CVB1 7
Combining Half notes and quarter notes on the D string CVB1 8
See the ties (in measures 3 and 4), 2 notes are tied in one bow. Let’s try it.
Let’s do one more exercise with ties: CVB1 10
Now on the D string: CVB1 11
Let’s improvise with the notes we learned so far. We will combine half notes and quarter notes, and let’s not forget the ties. let me show you the way.