Guitar Lesson One  Playing rock chords (using whole notes)

Holding the plectrum

Holding the plectrum.

Holding the plectrum.

The plectrum should be held between the thumb and index finger, as shown in the picture opposite. There is an instructional video you can refer to which will help you understand how to hold the plectrum.

Video 1. Using a plectrum

Video Transcript

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