Chord Construction 1 3 5 D String

admin: May 19, 2018, 8:21 p.m. ·
The 1, 3, 5, interval order chord construction exercise for the most part requires really splaying your fingers across the fret board. When doing these chord construction exercises and starting on the D string the B string’s different tunings comes into play in both playing positions, so the chord construction exercises are all different than a pure circle of 4ths situation. Overall this exercise helps the user understand the modes and how each of the 7 different tones has a different feel especially when played as a chord. It also helps the user develop muscle memory and other skills that can be efficiently deployed toward playing guitar. This exercise when combined with the Arpeggio exercises is great to helping users really understand what modes are and basic skills toward creating nice rhythmic melodies and intricate harmonies. Having the B string involved makes it much different than if it were straight fourths tuning, but it also makes it more interesting especially for these splayed out architectures.

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