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MelodyChords

MelodyChords: Numb

Artist / Song: Linkin Park – NumbTechnique: Fingerpicking, Hammer OnDifficulty: 7MelodyChords: # 10 Linkin Park’s Numb is not necessarily difficult to play because the guitar is primarily playingPowerChords. Still, if you play it withMelodyChords, it becomes more difficult than initially thought. Video Download Support me on Patreon and get the original Videos, PDFs, Guitar Pro…

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MelodyChords: Christmas Carols

Artist / Song: “The snow falls quietly”, O Christmas Tree, Silent NightTechnique: Fingerpicking, Hammer OnDifficulty: 6-8MelodyChords: # 9 Due to the current occasion and because I think the songs are great, the Christmas carols are in good time! While most of them approach Christmas Eve with flutes and weird singing (at least that’s how it…

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MelodyChords: Time

Artist / Song: Hans Zimmer – Time (Inception)Technique: Fingerpicking, Hammer OnDifficulty: 7MelodyChords: #8 Of course, this song by Hans Zimmer with orchestra sounds 100 times more epic. But it’s also okay to play it on your own on the guitar. Thanks to the MelodyChords, i.e. the merging of melody and chords, it still sounds much…

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MelodyChords: Shape Of You

Artist / Song: Ed Sheeran – Shape Of YouTechnique: FingerpickingDifficulty: 5MelodyChords: # 7 The next Ed Sheeran MelodyChord thing is called “Shape Of You”. Here I played the barre version. Of course there is also a simpler variant, namely with the capo or simply without the capo and in a different key. Actually, you could…

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MelodyChords: Perfect

Artist / Song: Ed Sheeran – PerfectTechnique: Fingerpicking, hammer on, pull offsDifficulty: 4thMelodyChords: # 6 Fortunately, “Perfect” is pretty easy to play. The chords are not that complex and the melody matches the melody nicely. As always, I played it without really practicing. That’s why it doesn’t sound as good as I would like it…

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MelodyChords: My Heart Will Go On

Artist / Song: Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go OnTechnique: Fingerpicking, hammer on, pull offsDifficulty: 5MelodyChords: # 5 As already explained a few times, I also “improvised” here.In my case, I have the chords and melody in my head and try to put them together. I played about 10 takes (9 of which were…

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MelodyChords: Purple Rain

Artist / Song: Prince – Purple RainTechnique: Fingerpicking, hammer on, pull offsDifficulty: 5MelodyChords: # 4 Purple Rain is actually easy to play because the notes are in decent places and you don’t have to break your hand to play them all together. The only tedious thing is that you often cannot play all the strings…

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MelodyChords: Hallelujah

Artist / Song: Leonard Cohen – HallelujahTechnique: Fingerpicking, hammer on, pull offsDifficulty: 5MelodyChords: # 3 I know there are already a million different Hallelujahs MelodyChords Versions. But at least my audio quality was bad (unfortunately I still haven’t managed to record the acoustic guitar properly: P). A version that I personally like very much is…

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MelodyChords: Shallow

Artist / Song: Lady Gaga – ShallowTechnique: Fingerpicking, hammer on, pull offsDifficulty: 5MelodyChords: # 2 I think Shallow was the most heard and played song in guitar lessons. At least for me.As soon as the movie “A Star is Born” came out, I was forced to play this song with students at least once a…

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