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The crucial thing is that poking your finger just a little way into the tube does not close it off – it's still an open-pipe situation, unlike an extended swanee whistle. Only as you push it in further, the remaining opening gets smaller and smaller, thereby changing the acoustic behaviour from “open pipe” to “closed pipe”, and the closed pipe has a much ...


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They don't require a capo, they're just bar chords. IOW, you basically just use you index finger as a temporary “capo”. If you haven't learned full bar chords yet (they require quite some strength, especially the F ones when played on steelstring acoustic), you can approximate them with half-bar ones. For the Fm in the songs verse it's pretty much enough to ...


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