Help me to understand some guitar terms

Discussion in 'Pakistani Guitar Tabs - Submit or Request' started by ru4me, Dec 14, 2008.

  1. ru4me

    ru4me New Member

    hello frnds plz i want to under stand the some guitar terms coz i m new comer so i dont understand
    what its mean


    i will be very thank full to you and plz reply in urdu if u like plzzzzzzzzzz i m waiting you answer
  2. taz_rulez

    taz_rulez New Member

    yeah pros i also want to know da meaning ov dese symbols
  3. varooney

    varooney New Member

    has some extra ones as well.. so u can learn more :p.. if u dint knw dem

    h - hammer-on
    p - pull-off
    b - bend
    pb - pre-bend
    r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
    /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
    s - legato slide
    S - shift slide
    <n> - natural harmonic
    [n] - artificial harmonic
    n(n) - tapped harmonic
    ~ - vibrato
    tr - trill
    T - tap
    TP - trem. picking
    PM - palm muting
    \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
    \n - tremolo bar down
    n/ - tremolo bar up
    /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
    = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
    <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
    x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
    o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

    | - bar
    || - double bar
    ||o - repeat start
    o|| - repeat end
    *| - double bar (ending)
    : - bar (freetime)
    $ - Segno
    & - Coda
  4. varooney

    varooney New Member

    i think the ^ are accentuated notes
  5. Mr. H

    Mr. H New Member

    thanks, really helpful :)

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