#1
Ok, so when you alternate pick and you come to a hammer on or pull off, do you pick the note that comes after the legato the opposite way you picked the first note of the legato or do you pick depending on how you would pick the note if the passage was all alternate picking?

Ex: Say ur on the g string and it looks like this: 5h7 5 so ur hammering on to 7 then picking the other 5. So you pick it like down up (first way i suggested) or down down (second way)
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#2
Well, strictly speaking, for proper strict alt picking, then you'd play the upstroke, since the one before it was down, but for economy picking, you could play both down, depends really...
#3
I personally go down-down but if I had though about it while I was learning to play I probably would have done it down-up so as not to break the picking flow.
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#4
Being rhythmically (sp?) correct it would be played down down. As the 7 would be an upstroke but because its a slur the next note would be down.
#6
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Ex: Say ur on the g string and it looks like this: 5h7 5 so ur hammering on to 7 then picking the other 5. So you pick it like down up (first way i suggested) or down down (second way)


No right answer really. For emphasis I might do down down, for smoother down up.
#7
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Ok, so when you alternate pick and you come to a hammer on or pull off, do you pick the note that comes after the legato the opposite way you picked the first note of the legato or do you pick depending on how you would pick the note if the passage was all alternate picking?

Ex: Say ur on the g string and it looks like this: 5h7 5 so ur hammering on to 7 then picking the other 5. So you pick it like down up (first way i suggested) or down down (second way)


It all depends on context. If the hammeron is in the same rhythm as the rest of the phrase, then go down, down (or up, up). If the hammeron is twice the speed then probably down, up (or up, down)