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Fast triols..

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Suckbird, Apr 1, 2005.


  1. Suckbird

    Suckbird Banned

    May 4, 2004
    Sweden
    ... any excercises?

    And i finger every note, no hammer/pull.
     
  2. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    I don't think you're going to get a good trill sound without doing a hammer/pull.
     
  3. christoph h.

    christoph h.

    Mar 26, 2001
    Germany
    do you mean "trills" or "triplets" (3 against 2) (= "triolen" in german, so maybe...)?
     
  4. Suckbird

    Suckbird Banned

    May 4, 2004
    Sweden
    Trills i guess.

    3trills = 2 - 16ths
     
  5. christoph h.

    christoph h.

    Mar 26, 2001
    Germany
    hm, then pacman is right, those are usually executed as hammer-on / pull-off. picking each note will result in a strange phrasing that will not sound as good in most situations.

    an exercise:

    1st finger hammer-on to 2nd finger, pull-off to 1st finger.
    same with 1st to 3rd finger, 1st to 4th.
    then 2nd to 3rd... etc. through all the permutations.

    if you really want to, do all that with fingering each note.

    also sorry to do it again, but the explanation "3trills = 2 - 16ths"
    was a bit cryptic for me...

    these are triplets:

    http://www.billrotelladrumbeatings.com/triplet.htm
     
  6. Suckbird

    Suckbird Banned

    May 4, 2004
    Sweden
    Ehhm, no?

    IF so i mean triplets..

    But isn't triplet the gallopping thing steve harris plays?
     
  7. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Nope. That feel he's so famous for is 2 8ths and a 16th. A triplet is 3 notes in the space where two normally is. OR, if you remember the old 50's ballads (12/8 feel), each beat was a triplet.
     
  8. jadesmar

    jadesmar

    Feb 17, 2003
    Ottawa, ON
    2 16ths and an 8th. :ninja:
     
  9. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification

    doh!

    Thou shalt not post early after a late gig the night before...

    You are right, of course
     
  10. Suckbird

    Suckbird Banned

    May 4, 2004
    Sweden
    Yeah i do it with H/P:s now.

    I sounds so much better, it's pretty hard to hear 3fingered triplets at 154bpm...
     
  11. Ozzyman

    Ozzyman

    Jul 21, 2004
    6/8 also has a triplet feel...
    Trilling shouldn't really be "intime" Just do it as fast as possible. And fingering each note kinda ruins the fell of a trill. If you want it aggressive then try fingering each note.
     
  12. for triplets, look no further than Metallica- Four Horsemen. Im sure there are better examples, but tis song basically runs on triplets, so yeh.