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[MUSIC].
Let's talk about minor arpeggios.
So, just like major arpeggios there's a
few different ways you could do them.
So first of all, I'll show you what a
basic G minor arpeggio would be.
And the nice thing about.
The ones in G are, you get to use a lot of
the open strings.
So, here's a G minor arpeggio.
[MUSIC]
Here's another
way you can play it.
[MUSIC]
So that's one in
the middle of the fret board.
And then you go up to the 12th fret and
you can also do a minor arpeggio.
[MUSIC]
This one is actually pretty straight
forward.
If you imagine your bar is right here on
the 12th fret.
All you have to do is flatten the thirds.
So, you can play it straight across, just
with flatted thirds, like this.
[MUSIC]
So, if you just imagine the two B strings,
the second and the fifth strings, just
going down one fret on those,
then you've got yourself a nice minor
arpeggio.
[MUSIC]
Now you can do that same thing in any key.
Say, we were gonna go to C and play some C
minor arpeggios.
[MUSIC]
Well put your bar on the fifth fret and
go to that C and do the same thing that
you did in G.
[MUSIC].
So with these arpeggios, particularly the
minor ones, it's gonna give you another
way to play in a minor key even though
we're tuned to a major chord.
[MUSIC]
Here's a couple other ones
in the key of C minor.
[MUSIC]
Here's one
other one.
[MUSIC].
So this one is just like the first one
that we did in C.
[MUSIC]
But
we continue it up all the way to this high
C.
[MUSIC].
Here's one more way you can play the C.
[MUSIC]
That's just like we
did down here in the open position.
[MUSIC].
Except up here at the 12th fret an octave
up.
[MUSIC].
So take a look at some of these minor
arpeggios,
I think they will benefit you quite a bit.
[MUSIC].