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Fingerpicking Fundamentals Ep. 4: Pink Floyd’s Is There Anybody Out There

Gretchen Menn is a guitar virtuoso—from shredding Led Zeppelin licks in the tribute band Zepparella, to subtle, classical fingerstyle—she can do it all. In this fourth video of our fingerpicking fundamentals collaboration series, Gretchen builds on the foundations from the first three lessons, and shows you how to play Pink Floyd’s iconic “Is There Anybody Out There.” If you enjoyed this video, please be sure to check out more of Gretchen’s videos on her YouTube channel and visit her website for the latest news and information.

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0:00 – Intro
1:33 – Guitar and Gear
2:41 – The Piece
3:07 – Lesson Format and Terminology
3:54 – Active Listening and Structure Chart
4:31 – Section A
9:04 – Section A’
10:55 – Section B
13:47 – Section A reprise and Ending
17:47 – Recommendations