Hello everyone! This is the first time I am submitting something on this site - I am a new member and have registered just some minutes ago.
I come from the Mediterranean island called Malta - a very tiny country which is geographically located just beneath Sicily, Italy.
My query has to do with double stopping but I do not think that there has been one such question before: I have tried, at length, to search for a similar question but I was unsuccessful!
Here is my question: I want to play a chord where the notes D and A are played together. I know I could easily do this by playing the open strings of D and A simultaneously without any need of stopping. However, this chord occurs in a piece of music and the notes that follow the D-A chord make it clear that the A note has to be played by stopping it rather than playing it as an open string. To be more clear, this piece music shows: ...DA, F#A,...
Is there a way where one finger can stop two strings at once? That is, by placing the finger flat across the fingerboard.
If one had extra flexible and extra long fingers (or plenty of training!), I think that this problem could be solved by placing the pinkie on the D string to play the A note, and the third finger on the G string to play the D note.
Any other suggestions?
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