The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #17072   Message #163116
Posted By: DonMeixner
14-Jan-00 - 10:43 PM
Thread Name: Origins of Fingerpicking
Subject: RE: Origins of Fingerpicking
It seems to me that finger picking is a natural progression of a hand placed next to some strings. I'd assume that finger picking came from the harp or Hakbreit or psaltery and when the guitar was discovered by Flaccido Stringorinnio in 1321 it seemed a natural next step to take.