William Tell Overture

by Nicola Mandorino

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  • Hello GMC!

    This is the famous "William Tell Overture" by Gioacchino Rossini.
    I have prepared this version for beginners. You will play solo and fingerstyle accompaniment with alternating bass.

    For the solo part, pay attention to the alternate picking as this is crucial to be able to play it fast and accurate.

    For the chords I put the palm of my right hand on the sixth, fifth and fourth strings.
    This allows me to get a more beautiful sound.

    Perform the song very slowly at first, then gradually increase the speed until you master the technique.

    Contents :

    William Tell Overture melody - video parts 1-5
    Accompaniment - video parts 6-7

    Gear used :

    Acoustic guitar: Taylor 410 CE
    Strings: Elixir Polyweb .012-.052

    Onboard Fishman Prefix Plus - right channel
    Mini mic Audio Technica Pro 70 - left channel
    USB audio interface - Focusrite Scarlett 2i4

    Key : D major

    Tuning : Standard

    Tempo : 130 bpm
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