Chord Construction 5 1 3 D String

admin: May 19, 2018, 8:26 p.m. ·
The 5, 1, 3, interval order for chord construction is like the common e major chord, if you are so familiar? If not you shall see in the video. 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. Though this might be the last exercise for now you can think up alternative exercises in different keys or do these exercises for a minor harmonic if you want another challenge. These all really help the use understand what these notes are and different places and ways to play a certain tune.

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