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  • Hybrid Picking Etude

    by Piotr Kaczor

    Deep Purple inspired etude!

    Tags: hybrid picking, etude, Deep Purple, arpeggio, broken arpeggio, D Major
  • Spacial Sweeping

    by Dallton Santos

    Modern arpeggio shapes over metal backing for sweep picking practice

    Tags: Sweep Picking, Shred Guitar Solo, Fast Guitar Arpeggios, arpeggios, modern, modern shred, Rick Graham, E minor
  • Open Triads Etude N.1

    by Diego Budicin

    Chordal melody using open triads - create beautiful movements between chords!

    Tags: Rhythm, Fingerstyle, Pizzicato, Legato, Hammer On/Pull Offs, Chord Melody, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Red Hot Chili Peppers, James Bay, RHCP, A minor, John Frusciante, John Mayer
  • Chops Builder Etude

    by Kristofer Dahl

    Neoclassic etude covering pinky independence, 6 string arpeggios & string skipping.

    Tags: pedal point, neoclassic, sweep picking, arpeggios, diminished, harmonic minor, Pinky independence, 6 string arpeggios, String skipping, ostinato, C minor
  • Pentatonic Etude - Scale Sequences

    by Chris Shofner

    Pentatonic patterns that speed up easily.

    Tags: pentatonic, patterns, soloing, three notes, four notes, A minor pentatonic, D minor pentatonic, E minor pentatonic, scale sequences, downpicking, legato, Pentatonic sequences
  • Epic Tales - 1 String Legato Etude

    by Shai Agmon

    Epic power/heavy metal 1 string legato etude. Ideal for improving your shredding chops - work on your hammer-on and pull-off skills.

    Tags: legato, shred, etude, neo classical, metal, pull off, hammer on, 1 string, Yngwie Malmsteen, Rhapsody, Iron maiden, Symphony X, Em, pedal note
  • Spread Voicings Etude

    by Chris Harrington

    Open/spread voicings on guitar. Create open and expansive chord voicings and fuel your creativity.

    Tags: Julian Lage, acoustic, etude, fingerpicking, fingerstyle, F major, Spread Voicings, Open Voicings, Chord Voicings, stretching
  • Extended Arpeggios

    by Diego Budicin

    Provides an exercise for fretboard visualisation, and a great tool for solo- & technique development!

    Tags: Alternate Picking, String Skipping, Arpeggios, Extensions, Triplets, B Major, Palm muting, Economy picking
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Golden Oldies

  • Neoclassical Etude #1

    by Marcus Lavendell

    A Neoclassical solo in the key of A-minor. At first glance this might seem like an semi-advanced solo - but it's not. It's actually easier than it looks!

    Tags: neoclassical, alternate picking, pull-off, pull off, solo
  • 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
  • Legato And Picking - Intermediate

    by Muris Varajic

    In this lesson we will work on both legato and picking at ~ medium level.

    Tags: Legato, Picking, Intermediate, Exercise, training, workout, fingers independence, warming up, scale patterns, patterns, scale runs, E minor
  • 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: sweep picking, arpeggios, legato, string skipping
  • Alternate Workout

    by Muris Varajic

    Unusual picking patterns.

    Tags: alternate picking, odd patterns, unusual picking
  • Alternate Picking Etude With String Skipping

    by Emir Hot

    Alternate picking lesson including string skipping with strict left hand fingering approach.

    Tags: Alternate, picking, etude
  • Pentatonic Patterns in Five Positions

    by Emir Hot

    Five useful patterns in A minor pentatonic. Great exercise for both hands.

    Tags: A minor pentatonic, zakk wylde, pentatonic shred, rock licks, metal licks, training, hands sync, blues rock, ozzy osbourne, alternate picking, pentatonic sequences
  • Vittorio Monti - Csardas (Main Theme)

    by Zsolt Galambos

    Csardas by Vittorio Monti is a very popular piece in Hungary. This is a very fun to play piece, and it is a great exercise for your both hands as well as a great picking exercise.

    Tags: Picking exercise, shred, Alternate picking, gypsy, picking, Hungarian folk dance, shredding, standard D tuning, speed, fast picking, Italian composer, staccato, classical, E minor, B melodic minor, D mixolydian, B Phrygian, B mixolydian, B melodic minor
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