Meet The Ornaments

by Darius Wave

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  • Welcome to the Meet The Ornaments lesson !

    This is an introduction to most common ornaments in guitar playing. Some of those ornaments are general for other instruments as well - for example trill, mordent and turn. Other ornaments are based on the specific of guitar and it's articulation range - bends and prebends, specific vibrato execution. Get a taste of them all before adding each to your own playing.


    Gear used (in order of connection chain placement):

    1. SX SST57 guitar
    2. Presonus Inspire 1394 firewire audio interface (input gain 40%)
    3. Poulin LeXtac vst plug-in:
    - Channel - blue
    - Input 50%
    - Gain 70%
    - Pre EQ - brighter
    - Bass 50%
    - Middle 40%
    - Treble 50%
    - Contour 100%
    4. Kefir impulse loader (mix 100%)
    5. Impulse - Catharsis s-preshigh

    Tuning - Standard E

    Backing track progression:

    4/4 ||: C | C | Am | Am | F | F | Dm | Dm G :||
    ||: F | F | C | C | Dm | Dm | G | G :||
    C ||


    Tempo: Main song tempo is 120 bpm. There are also backing tracks available at 60, 75, 90, 105 and 120 bpm.

    Time signature: 4/4

    Scales used in this lesson:

    C-major

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