This entry-level version of Mini Thanks presents the basic Flying Pizzicato challenges of frequent string crossings, left-hand pull-offs, "ghost note" open strings and cascading harmonics.
What to do about slurs?
Let the left hand pull-off or hammer-on the notes.
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The blue note heads show ghost notes for the first phrase. Play them so lightly that they serve as timekeepers while leaving space for the bass voice melody.
If ghost notes didn't exist between melody notes (see next example), the right hand fingers would still move in time while passing silently over the strings. Arrows show right hand stroke directions as they would occur if ghosts were exorcised ;).
DOWN arrows represent thumb strokes.
UP arrows represent 1st finger strokes.
Here are the 4th and 8th measures with strum directions during slurs (pull-offs).