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Raising the Barre: Classical Barring Tips from Guitar Salon International

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While this video, which is presented by Guitar Salon, features some beautiful classical guitar playing, it’s also a lesson on using partial barres in your left-hand fingering technique.

In the clip, Scott Morris runs down some tips for strategic use of partial and full barring—plus some barring technique tips that’ll tune up your barres.

Morris wrote the book on classic guitar with his Classical Guitar Complete method.

This lesson is merely a taste of his genius.

Guitar Salon International is the world’s largest dealer of fine classical and flamenco guitars since 1983 and the premier online community and resource for guitar-related discussion, entertainment and education.

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