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What is ghost?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by steve2, Nov 6, 2001.


  1. steve2

    steve2

    Sep 23, 2001
    Piney Flats, TN
    I was trying to learn a song by tab and a few of the notes had a G beside of them and what I understand it means ghost. How do you ghost a note?

    Thanks
    Steve
     
  2. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    A ghost note is a note that has no distinct pitch, it's merely percussive. It's done by muting the string with the left hand and plucking the note as normal. It should be kind of a "thud" or "thock". Mmm... vague descriptions.

    For future reference, be sure to use the search tool. I'm pretty sure we just had a thread on ghost notes a little while ago.

    Good luck!
     
  3. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    that would be a fact...
     
  4. yes...a fact:D
     
  5. bout 3 or 4 different facts :D