What is 1st position 2nd position on guitar?
First position on the guitar covers all the notes of each string on the first four frets. The 1st finger of your fretting hand plays any note that occurs on the first fret of any string. The 2nd finger of your fretting hand plays any note that occurs on the second fret of any string.
What does 2nd position mean on guitar?
When you play in second position, you shift your fretting hand up one fret so that your first finger plays notes in the second fret, your second finger plays notes in the third fret, your third finger plays notes in the fourth fret, and your fourth finger plays notes in the fifth fret.
How do you read guitar positions?
A position is way of expressing where fretting fingers are placed in relation to frets. In first position, for example, the first finger corresponds with fret one, the second finger with fret two, the third finger with fret three and the fourth finger with fret four.