Beginners Music Theory/Guitar

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Guitar[edit | edit source]

The guitar has a fingerpicking notation system derived from the names of the fingers in Spanish or Latin. They are written above, below, or beside the note to which they are attached. They read as follows:

Symbol Spanish Latin English
p pulgar pollex thumb
i índice index index
m medio media middle
a anular anularis ring
c, x, e, q meñique minimus little