Melodic Tapping

Animated Melodic Tapping tab by ActionTab on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This exercise is from the Core Skills section on Fingertapping.

Fingertapping is one of the fastest techniques possible on the guitar. It is often used to play fast arpeggios and melodies during solos. In this example we play along the top E string in a typical melodic fingertapping solo. Notice that towards the end, the notes are played faster.

This time we don't protect you from the 'constant open E dot' - you have been warned! Unlike the previous exercises, in this exercise we show you the open E note only when it is sounded. By comparison, you can see how much busier the fretboard gets!

Take your time and practice a lot. This technique can really open doors for your soloing and melodic playing. The fingertapping technique allows you to throw notes into a solo that otherwise wouldn't be possible with just one hand due to the larger fret distances.

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