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Arpeggios?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Greenantgods, Jul 22, 2005.


  1. Greenantgods

    Greenantgods

    Oct 18, 2004
    could someone tell me exactly what that is?...and maybe like give me an example
     
  2. Tash

    Tash

    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    An arpeggio is a chord played one note at a time.

    C Major arpegio: C E G played one note at a time.
     
  3. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Here a few examples to get you going. There could be mistakes in them. Let me know if there is. Sorry about it being in tab only. I'm feeling a bit lazy.

    Old tAB DELETED
     
  4. Zebra

    Zebra

    Jun 26, 2005
    Huh, I've never seen arpeggios like that...
    are any of those full, straight-forward arpeggios? Beacuse I recognize a lot of them as a particular arpeggio with a fourth instead of a seventh or something along those lines.
     
  5. pontz

    pontz

    Oct 31, 2003
    CT
    Kiwi,
    I don't have time to transpose all that tab, but those are no arpeggios for C major.

    Pontz
     
  6. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Thanks.

    I knew I made a stuff up somewhere.

    Perhaps I got a bit confused with the diiferent open tunings I use.

    I get a bit lost sometimes :(
     
  7. I'm not going to read it all either, but it does seem to be in C major. I'd have a hard time naming most of those arpeggios, though.
     
  8. bonscottvocals

    bonscottvocals

    Feb 10, 2005
    Upstate NY
    the very first arpeggio laid out in the tab above, if tuned to standard contains a sharp third (F) rather than the stardard third (E), and since the 5th is the lowest note (G), it's the 2nd inversion of the C chord. It would be spelled G-C-F-C. The 2nd arpeggio is a C-major chord (C-E-G-C), but the 3rd is A-D-G-C.

    I didn't go on. I wouldn't use that tab as my arpeggio builder.

    As stated, an arpeggio is a chord spelled one note at a time. This is common in bass, so you should get to know the root-3-5, R-3-5-b7, R-b3-5-b7, R-b3-5-7, R-3-5-7 at the least. Then you can start using passing tones dependant on the type of music you play. In blues, for instance, you may use some passing 2's and 6's to enhance your bass lines.

    For soloing, you should learn the scales, because you may use something like the major 7-tone scale, minor pentatonic, melodic minor, or blues just to name a few. If you're just starting out, you're doing the right thing by learning arpeggios first. It's like any other learning experience, it should be taken one step at a time.
     
  9. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Come to think of it, there ain't on sharp or flat notes in them.
     
  10. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    You're probably right.

    It's not a very good example for beginners.

    But it does show you what can be done with Arpeggios. And when you start using tapping techniques, that's when the fun begins.
     
  11. All_¥our_Bass

    All_¥our_Bass

    Dec 26, 2004
    but do you want triads or seventh chords or something like that?
    in that case[note: also sorry about using tab]

    Triads:
    ¯¯AMaj¯¯¯¯BMaj¯¯¯¯CMaj¯¯¯¯DMaj¯¯¯¯EMaj¯¯¯¯FMaj¯¯¯¯GMaj
    G|-------|-------|-------|-------|---1-4-|---2-5-|---4-7-|
    D|-------|---1-4-|---2-5-|---4-7-|-2-----|-3-----|-5-----|
    A|---4-7-|-2-----|-3-----|-5-----|-------|-------|-------|
    E|-5-----|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|-------|

    7th Chords:
    ¯¯AMaj¯¯¯¯¯¯BMaj¯¯¯¯¯¯CMaj¯¯¯¯¯¯DMaj¯¯¯¯¯¯EMaj¯¯¯¯¯¯FMaj¯¯¯¯¯¯¯GMaj
    G|---------|-------3-|-------4-|-------6-|-------8-|--------9-|---------11-|
    D|-------6-|---1-4---|---2-5---|---4-7---|---6-9---|---7-10---|----9-12----|
    A|---4-7---|-2-------|-3-------|-5-------|-7-------|-8--------|-10---------|
    E|-5-------|---------|---------|---------|---------|----------|------------|
     
  12. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Hopefully, I've fixed most of my mistakes.

    Still in tab - quick and easy I guess.

    So here's my updated version. I'm using: Tonic, Maj 3rd, Sub-dominant, and Dominant intervals.

    I'm still not sure if I have the cadance right though.


    (C,E) = double stop
    Code:
    
    Key - C Major
    Time - 4/4
    
     G,C,F,C      C,E,G,F     G,C,G,C     C,F,C,F
    G]-------5---|-------10--|-------5---|----------||
    D]-----3-----|---2-5-----|-----5-----|-----10---||
    A]---3-------|-3---------|---3-------|---8------||
    E]-3---------|-----------|-3---------|-8------13||
    
     G,C,E(G,C)   C,E,G,C     C,C,E,C     G,C,C,F
    G]-------0---|-5---------|------9----|-----17---||
    D]-----2-----|---5-------|---10------|---3------||
    A]---3---3---|-----7-----|-----------|-3------15||
    E]-5---------|--------8--|-8-------8-|----------||
    
     C,F,G,F     C,G,G,C     (C,E)C,G,C   G,G,C,C        
    G]-----------|---------17|-21-----5--|----------||
    D]-10------3-|------17---|-22---5----|---5---10-||
    A]----8------|---10------|----3------|----------||
    E]------3----|-8---------|-----------|-3---8----||
    
     F,C,G,C     (E,G)G,C(G,C) G,C,E,C     E,C,F,C    
    G]-------5---|-0---5-0----|-12--------|-----10-15||
    D]-----5-----|-2-5--------|---10------|---10-----||
    A]---3-------|-------3----|-----7-----|-7--------||
    E]-1---------|------------|-------8---|----------||
    
     C,E,C,G     E,F,C,G     E,G,C,F      C,G,C,C
    G]-----5-----|-----5-----|-----5--10-|----------||
    D]---2---5---|---3---5---|---5-------|------10--||
    A]-3---------|-7---------|-7---------|---10-----||
    E]-----------|-----------|-----------|-8-------8||
    
     (G,C)(G,C)
     (C,E)(C,F)   C,G,C,F     F,C,G,C     G,C,G(E,C)
    G]---5-------|---------10|10---------|--------5-||
    D]---5-2--10-|------10---|---10------|----------||
    A]-3---3--10-|---10------|------10---|-----3-7--||
    E]-3---------|-8---------|---------8-|-3-8------||
    
    
     
  13. did you have a computer randomly generate that or something? it really isn't all that practical to jump from 3rd position to the 20th position in the same arpeggio :rolleyes: