Strumming--Which Strings do I Strum?

How am I supposed to know what string(s) to strum just by reading chords? I barely started playing guitar and I'm confused.

ANSWER

The strings to be strummed are determined by which cord you are playing and what position the chord is in.

I am assuming that since you are a beginner, you are playing open chords. You need to learn the chords and be especially aware of how many strings are included in the particular chord and then strum only those strings.

You can find a free lesson about playing open chords at: Guitar Open Chords

Best Wishes,
Lynne

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