I need some guitar help!?
ok..so im trying to learn how to play guitar and im teaching myself by like lookin stuff up and there is this one thing i dont get! i know its probably something really simple but i just dont get what it means when its says play open string or closed string! what the heck is open or closed, and how can i tell which and what am i supposed to do with them?!?! lol so yea if anyone plays guitar and can help, please tell what that means and what im supposed to do...id really apreciate it!!! :)
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
open string means that you don't have to do anything to the string with your left hand, you just pluck on any string.
and closed means that you pinch the string at the given location!:)
I'm just starting too, but I really enjoy it!
- Anonymous1 decade ago
open is where you don't play any frets.
frets are the thing on the long part where the metal thing separates it.
and if it's closed string you'll either be playing a tab (one finger on one string being played one at a time) chord (many fingers on many strings being played at the same time)