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v e r th e la s t 11 in s t a lm e n t s o f a d v a n c e d t e c h n iq u e s w e 'v e ta p p e d o u r w a y th ro u g h m a jo r, m in o r,
a u g m e n te d an d d im in is h e d tria d s ; m a jo r a n d m in o r p e n t a t o n ic s ; s w e e p a r p e g g io s ; 7 th c h o rd s ;
d o u b le s t o p s ; a n d h a rm o n is in g th e m a jo r s c a le . W e 'v e e v e n lo o k e d a t a b it o f c h o rd s u b s t itu tio n s
- it's b e e n a b ig y e a r to s a y th e le a s t. T h is m o n th w e 'v e hit a la n d m a rk a s is s u e 112 is m y
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b irth d a y ! T h a n k s to e v e ry o n e fo r y o u r s u p p o rt, I'v e lo v e d b e in g p a rt o f th e te a m a n d h o p e
y o u g u y s h a v e le a rn e d a lo t fro m m y c o lu m n s . T h is m o n th w ill b e th e la s t in s t a lm e n t o f th e ta p p in g
p ro g ra m m e b e fo re w e m o v e o n to a n e w to p ic . N e x t tim e o u t, w e s ta rt s tu d y in g fo u r-fin g e re d te c h n iq u e
- s o ra m p s at th e re a d y, g u y s , a n d p re p a re to in v e s t ig a t e th e s t y le o f th e lik e s o f G a r y W illis a n d
M a tth e w G a rris o n . For n o w , ta k e a lo o k at th e fo llo w in g .
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Example 1
H o p e fu lly m o s t o f y o u w ill
id e n t ify t h is a s o u r o ld frie n d ,
a C m a jo r 7 th a r p e g g io , b u t
h a v e y o u e v e r s to p p e d to th in k
ju s t h o w m a n y w a y s y o u c o u ld
a c t u a lly p e rfo rm it? Yo u s h o u ld ,
a s t h e re 's p ro b a b ly a lo t m o re
th a n y o u fir s t a n tic ip a te d .
In fa c t, th e re is a to ta l o f 2 4
d iffe re n t c o m b in a t io n s ! A c tu a lly ,
if y o u in tro d u c e 1 st, 2 n d a n d 3rd
in v e rs io n , y o u 'll g e t a to ta l o f
9 6 d iffe re n t w a y s o f p la y in g th e
s a m e fo u r p itc h e s. P e rm u ta tio n s
a re a w o n d e rfu l w a y o f
in c r e a s in g v o c a b u la r y w ith y o u r e x is t in g k n o w le d g e : th e y c a n le a d to an e n d le s s s tr e a m o f in s p ira tio n
a n d id e a s . W e 'd b e tte r ta k e a lo o k a t th is b a s s w itc h e r y .
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Figure1
Figure 1
s h o w s u s h o w a 7 th
a r p e g g io c a n b e p e rfo rm e d in
s ix d iffe re n t c o m b in a t io n s u s in g
th e ro o t n o te a s an a n ch o r.
P la y th ro u g h th e fo llo w in g
I - III - V - VII
I - V - III - VII
I - VII - III - V
I - III - VII - V
I - V - V II- III
I - VII - V - III
c o m b in a t io n s u s in g o u r in itia l C m a jo r 7 th a r p e g g io fro m
Exam ple 1
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Figure2
T h is s a m e m e th o d ca n a lso be
ap plied u sin g the 3rd a s th e anchor.
Figure 2
u s e s the s a m e n o te s and
th e s a m e m e th o d o lo gy, but fo rm s
an o th e r s ix c o m b in a tio n s sta rtin g
fro m the 3rd.
III - I - V - VII
III - V - I - VII
III - V II - I - V
III - I - VII - V
III - V - V II- I
III - V II - V - I
Figure3
Figure 3
o n c e a g a in a d d r e s s e s
th e s a m e fo u r n o te s b u t th is
tim e v ie w s th e c h o rd 's s tr u c tu re
fro m th e 5 th .
V - I - III - VII
V - III - I - VII
V - VII - I - III
V - I - VII - III
V - III - VII - I
V - VII - III - I
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