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Tremolo Picking Guide: Play Tremolo on Guitar and Ukulele

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 4 min read

Tremolo—a musical term describing rapid changes in volume—produces the sensation that a note is pulsating or warbling while sustaining the same pitch. Tremolo picking has a distinctive sound on stringed instruments like guitar and ukulele.