World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

G run

Article Id: WHEBN0029524234
Reproduction Date:

Title: G run  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Banjo, Bluegrass music, Banjo roll, Slur (music), Scruggs style
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

G run

G run in G major variation[1] About this sound    contains both hammer-ons and a pull-off.
G run in G[1] About this sound   .

In bluegrass and other music, the G run (G-run), or Flatt run[1] (presumably after Lester Flatt), is a stereotypical ending used as a basis for improvisation. It is the most popular run in bluegrass, the second being "Shave and a Haircut".[1]

The most well known version, above, is a slight elaboration of the simplest form, below.

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Traum, Happy (1974). Bluegrass Guitar, p.25. ISBN 0-8256-0153-3.
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Fair are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.