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# How do you play octavina?

Updated: 4/28/2022

Wiki User

13y ago

by notes, not chords

when i enumerate the positions, that is the instruction on how to place your finger

lower do = 2nd set of strings, 1st fret

" re = 2nd set of strings, 3rd fret

" mi = 3rd set of strings (open) or 2nd set of strings, 5th fret

" fa = 3rd set of strings, 1st fret

" so = 3rd set of strings, 3rd fret

" la = 4th set of strings (open) or 3rd set of strings, 5th fret

" ti = 4th set of strings, 2nd fret

do = 4th set of strings, 3rd fret

re = 5th set of strings (open) or 4th set of strings, 5th fret

mi = 5th set of strings, 2nd fret

fa = 5th set of strings, 3rd fret

so = 6th set of strings (open) or 5th set of strings, 5th fret

la = 6th set of strings, 2nd fret

ti = 6th set of strings, 4th fret

higher do = 6th set of strings, 5th fret

" re = 6th set of strings, 7th fret

" mi = 6th set of strings, 9th fret

" fa = 6th set of strings, 10th fret

" so = 6th set of strings, 12th fret

" la = 6th set of strings, 14th fret

" ti = 6th set of strings, 16th fret

" do = 6th set of strings, 17th fret

if a note is in # or sharp, move 1 fret to the right, if in b or flat, to the left

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