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How to play Natural & Artificial Harmonics – Fingerstyle Guitar (Marcos Kaiser)

January 24, 2020


Have you ever heard of natural harmonics ? and how about artifical harmonics? Natural harmonics are the sounds produced when you touch your finger on the 12th fret and play the open string It can also be produced at the 7th fret and on the 5th fret Notice that the finger must touch the string on top of the fret and not behind notice the difference Behind the fret on the fret The natural harmonics has 3 sounds we can produce 1) The sound of the note of the string 2) The sound an octave higher , okay? 3) and a fifth higher of the sound of the note that you are producing So here on the first string (that is an E) You can produce an E in the 12th fret You can produce an E one octave higher on the 5th fret and can produce a B which is the fifth of the E on the 7th fret E B And E one octave higher If you play in the second string its: B F# And B one octave higher The sounds produced on the 7th and 5th fret , can also be produced at the end of arm The sound of the 7th fret you can produce on the 19th fret listen its the same sound And the 5th fret you can produce approximately in the middle of the soundhole here okay? Another way to perform the harmonics its only with the right hand without the left hand With the right hand works like this: with your index finger you will touch the string and with the thumb or the middle finger you will play the string then it looks like this: with the middle finger and using the thumb: or on the 19th fret These were the natural harmonics, now the artificial follow the same logic But you will not use open string, you will have to use your left hand to hold the note you want So the logic is : if with the open string the 12th fret produced sound Now when you touch on the first house You’ll have to imagine that the fret advances one step too So if the open string was on the 12th fret… Now playing in the 1st fret the harmonic moves to the 13th fret and so on : 2nd fret… move on 3rd fret… move on 4th fret You can play anywhere… Understand? And you can play chords, for example C: I will imagine the structure of the C Following the rule of the 12th fret
adapting to each… fret that I use with my left hand C (chord) for example D So to exercise I suggest that old cromatic exercise but using harmonics That’s all folks! Hope you enjoyed the class! See you!

27 Comments

  • Reply Doctor Brick September 15, 2016 at 4:37 pm

    can you make a doctor who music please !!!!

  • Reply Mauricio Machado September 15, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Boa.

  • Reply Fiore Music September 15, 2016 at 5:37 pm

    Marcos,muito obrigado pelo o conteúdo desse canal,tem lugares aqui no Brasil que é difícil conseguir um bom professor de música,seja por preço ou que não tenha, e você é nossa salvação,trazendo técnicas e as tablaturas desses arranjos incríveis,na minha opinião você é dos melhores violonistas Brasileiros do Youtube,muito obrigado por esse excelente trabalho. Abraços e muita paz.

  • Reply Eduardo Santos September 15, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    obrigado pela aula, estava excelente

  • Reply alvaro junior September 15, 2016 at 8:12 pm

    caramba eu estudo guitarra e violão a três anos e sempre quis saber como fazer isso. . muito obrigado marcos excelente aula.

  • Reply Marco Antônio Marciano September 15, 2016 at 10:23 pm

    Boa aula Marcos. Que venha outras!

  • Reply Inseto Social September 16, 2016 at 12:24 am

    Muito bem explicado. As vezes as pessoas tendem a dificultar as explicações sobre os harmônicos artificiais.

    Foi simples, conciso e muito didático.

    De qual luthier é esse violão?

    Ah, quero 50% dos lucros pela dica da Store hahahahahahahhahaha

  • Reply Marcelo Guedes September 16, 2016 at 2:21 am

    Continue com essa série de dicas, o conteúdo é otimo! Será que rolaria um vídeo explicando dicas de como deixar a unha para tocar violao? Abraço!!

  • Reply tymnews September 16, 2016 at 2:47 am

    Muito bom!

  • Reply brandtparksj September 19, 2016 at 5:19 am

    Hello, thanks for the lesson! I've been watching your videos and am inspired to start learning to play finger style guitar. I have a steel string little Martin, but I noticed that most people play finger style guitar on a classical guitar. Would you recommend I get a classical guitar, and if so, do you know of any good budget classical guitars?

  • Reply San tos September 21, 2016 at 7:52 am

    Poxa eu gosto muito dos harmônicos artificiais. Ótima aula.

  • Reply Rodrigo Pozo September 22, 2016 at 12:57 am

    excelente clase. muchísimas gracias.

  • Reply Junior Alves September 22, 2016 at 7:15 am

    Muito bom o vídeo, belas dicas!!

  • Reply Ubirajara Bastos October 5, 2016 at 1:45 am

    massa

  • Reply Higor Ferreira October 15, 2016 at 9:30 pm

    muito obrigado cara me ajudou bastante

  • Reply Mauricio Lopes Oliveira October 31, 2016 at 3:09 am

    Muito legal a parte dos artificiais!

  • Reply Mauricio Lopes Oliveira October 31, 2016 at 3:10 am

    O Fábio Lima sugere tocar os bordões com o polegar e as primas com o dedo médio ao fazer os artificiais. Por que?

  • Reply SSRAFF7 January 24, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    I don't even speak your language but now, thanks to you, I can do natural and artificial harmonics, thank you very much!!

  • Reply Rafael Costa May 20, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    muito bom
    valeu

  • Reply João Paulo June 15, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    Muito obrigado!!!!

  • Reply Jason Quaid November 15, 2017 at 10:56 pm

    A scholar, and a gentleman. Thank you for sharing your experience with us Marcos. You sir, are a true Maestro!

  • Reply Eliel Maciel November 22, 2017 at 11:49 am

    Muito bom!

  • Reply Gustavo Vergara November 25, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Por favor vê o video san holo-light acoustic e me fala como ele faz o harmônico!!

  • Reply Alessandro Conceição January 25, 2018 at 12:02 am

    Top!!

  • Reply Pabllo Ribeiro April 7, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    Show essa eu não sabia rsrs

  • Reply cadito1960 April 19, 2018 at 2:08 am

    Muitíssimo obrigado.

  • Reply Italo Diogo B. June 24, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    Foi o vídeo mais objetivo que eu assisti aqui sobre esse tema.
    Obrigado!!

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