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Applied Scales Lessons


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  • Modal Madness pt 4 - 5 String Patterns

    by Zsolt Galambos

    This lesson contains 5 string patterns in Dmin. The picking style shown in this lesson is one of the harder picking excercises.

    Tags: scale runs, patterns, Paul Gilbert, shred, exercise, picking, staccato, D minor, standard D tuning, Buckethead, fast picking
  • Sweep Picking Arpeggios

    by Ian Bushell

    Sweep picking technique with some legato, string skipping, moveable arpeggio shapes and voice leading to make smoother arpeggio changes from one chord to another.

    Tags: legato, string skipping, shred, shredding, voice leading, moveable arpeggio shapes, jason becker, sweeping, sweep, following the chords, yngwie malmsteen, cacophony, D minor
  • Modal Madness

    by Zsolt Galambos

    Time for some modal madness! This exercise is one of the most important for developing speed, stamina and accuracy in alternate picking.

    Tags: Staccato, Alternate picking, AP exercise, A Minor, B Locrian, C Major, D Dorian, E Phrygian, F Lydian, G Mixolydian, speed picking, developing speed, stamina, accuracy, 3 notes per string
  • Classic Rock Solo: String Skipping & Arpeggio Focus

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    In this solo we will focus towards playing arpeggios and string skipping licks in order to break away from every day note-to-note phrases. Using only arpeggios and skipping string introduce a dose of freshness, but also makes a better bond with the backing.

    Tags: A minor, rock licks, lead guitar techniques, triads, bending, bends vibrato, legato, soloing with arpeggios, following the chords, soloing, phrases, phrasing
  • Arpeggio Etude - Around the Chord

    by Piotr Kaczor

    Focuses on chords and arpeggios. An arpeggio is a chord taken in pieces.

    Tags: A Major, passage, triplets, alternate picking, sweep picking, vibrato, tapping, arpeggios, following the chords, palm muting, picking workout, Vinnie Moore, Yngwie Malmsteen
  • Beginner - Strumming and Arpeggios

    by Muris Varajic

    Simple use of most common chords like Am, C, G, Dm etc. Techniques involved are strumming and arpeggiato, ideal start for any beginner.

    Tags: Chords, D minor, A minor, comping, chord progression, arpeggiated chords, arrangement, arranging, changing chords, open chords, economy picking
  • Minor vs Major Scales - Beginner

    by Muris Varajic

    Learn transition between Am and A major scale, fingerings and positions, all at beginners level.

    Tags: A minor, A major, alternate picking, melody, scales applied, combining scales, learning the fret-board, Am scale, A major scale, scale positions
  • Minor vs Major Scales - Intermediate

    by Muris Varajic

    We will be switching between F# minor and F# major scale, using different techniques and phrasings at intermediate level.

    Tags: F# minor, F# major, F# minor, F# major, alternate picking, legato, vibrato, bending, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, combining scales, improvisation, soloing
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