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Old 11-16-2019, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by wguitar View Post
Is there a right or wrong place to strum? Some say over the sound hole, while I've seen players all over the place.

Is it personal preference? Is it where you naturally fall?
No right or wrong place and where someone strums can be due to where their arm and habit leads them to, or to where they get the tonality they're after. Most important thing is that you're happy with the sound you're getting, but a couple things to experiment with is noticing the natural sound differences and also how dynamics will affect it too.

You may also notice that players who stay more towards the bridge will be likely to be playing with their hand against the strings a lot, in order to both control the ringing of the strings and also alter the tonality from that position.
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