Strumming Half Notes and Whole Notes

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This exercise combines whole notes with half notes. We know by now that a whole note gets four beats and that a half note gets two.  For this exercise, we will strum the C chord on the 1st beat and hold it for a count of four. The, in measure two we will strum the C chord on the 1st and 3rd beats. We’ll repeat the same strumming pattern in measures 3 and 4 using the G chord.