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Definition for: Rest stroke

A picking style where the finger or plectrum plucks a string and ends up resting directly on the adjacent string. The name rest stroke is used because the finger ends up resting on the adjacent string. This is only really referred to in classical guitar.

8 Tutorials Found For: Rest stroke

info title style difficulty instructor
metal Lee Wanner Lee Wanner
acoustic Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
classical Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Tom Finch Tom Finch
acoustic Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter
surf Henrik Linde Henrik Linde
classical Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel