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What is ghost?

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

  1. 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?

  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    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 Supporting Member

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

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