Here you’ll find examples of acoustic fingerstyle patterns based on the chord of D.

This will give a good introduction, for those beginning folk guitar, of what can be achieved with just one chord. When more chords are used and extras are added, such as fills and bass lines, the patterns can become quite complex but more interesting to play and listen to.

Before we get started, here’s a video of blues style fingerpicking.

More videos of this and other styles can be found here.

Although the examples below may seem rather simple, when played at full speed and with extras, can sound very impressive but it’s best to learn to play the examples slowly first!

By adding a second bass note (alternate bass on the A string), the pattern will sound more interesting.The alternating bass with the thumb is a main feature of this

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It is a single-cutaway dreadnought shape with a laminated maple top and laminated mahogany back and sides.
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Acoustic Guitar Notes of Interest.
The Dreadnaught Shape Guitar was designed to produce a greater volume and louder bass by its size and was intended to make the guitar more useful as an accompaniment instrument for singers working with the limited sound equipment of the day – 1916.