This lesson will teach you how to play the melody in measures 11 & 12 of Over the Rainbow. To listen to the Melody Tab for the whole song go to the MELODY TAB video. Go to the COMBINED ARRANGEMENT Measures 11 & 12 to find out what notes could be added to the melody, or the CHORDS Lesson Measures 11 & 12 section to find out how to play the supporting chords.
the first note in these two measures is played by
3rd finger, on the 3rd string, 5th fret
followed by the
4th finger, on the 1st string, 5th fret
both notes last two beats
count 1, 2, 3, 4
the final of the guitar notes in these two measures is played by the
1st finger, on the 1st string, 3rd fret
this note lasts for 4 beats
count 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4
The arrangement of the melody and the manner in which the melody is played in this lesson could easily sit with the title “Jazz Guitar Lesson” or “Classical Guitar Lesson” and should be interesting to players from both genres.