Cavaquinho Strumming exercises

Strumming

EXERCISE #1

The first strumming exercise will be at 80bpm, just move your hand downwards and upwards with a natural wrist movement and try to follow the tempo.

EXERCISE #2

The second strumming exercise is at 120bpm, a little bit faster

EXERCISE #3

The third strumming exercise is at 160bpm. This one goes at a more natural speed for Cavaco players, practice it until you master this tempo.

EXERCISE #4

The fourth strumming exercise is at 200bpm. When you master this tempo, you’ll be ready for the next lesson.

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