Indicate "don't let ring" in guitar tab
In fingerstyle guitar playing it is most common to let notes ring beyond their scored duration, particularly for bass notes, (which could ring through more than a single bar.) I am working on an arrangement where this type of sustain should be avoided.
Is there any visual way to remind the player to release a note? A rest would often be usable but in this case there are notes continuing in the same voice.
Fingerpicking this pattern would normally let the initial bass F ring beyond its scored duration, (for 2 or 3 beats.) This sustain would be incorrect in this piece and the note duration should be stopped after its actual scored duration.