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Electric Bass Lessons: Arpeggio Speed Drills- Exercise 1 -NEW!

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[MUSIC]
So,
now, you remember from our lessons on
arpeggios, that,
an arpeggio is a chord, just voiced single
note at a time.
So, if we take the A minor.
Seven chord for instance.
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And the notes, in that chord would be-
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So, that's the, [SOUND] the A.
[SOUND] The minor third.
[SOUND] The fifth.
[SOUND] And the minor seventh.
So, it's a fun thing to get under our
fingers.
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But
rather than just sit and practice that
over and over.
I'm gonna try and make this exercise a
little more interesting and-
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Or-
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So,
I can start from above and come down,
[SOUND] or start from below and go up.
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So, what I'd like to do is,
get our metronome again, start with one
beat, one note per beat.
And we'll start, with our tempo that we
like, 70 beats per minute,
and we'll practice going down the neck
using the A minor seven arpeggio.
Here we go.
Two, three, four.
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And, let's try it one, one note per beat,
but starting on the high note and coming
down.
Here we go.
One, two, three, four.
[MUSIC]
Okay.
So now we're gonna put two notes per beat.
And you'll see what it sounds like, on the
ascending version and
the descending version.
Here we go.
Starting on the low A [SOUND] and working
our way up to the seven.
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Here we go.
One, two, three, four.
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Okay, so now, let's do the same thing but
start on the seventh, and see how that
sounds.
Here we go.
One, two, three, four.
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Maybe something like that.
So we can start anywhere and end anywhere
on the string on the bass and
also, practice these with three notes per
click and four notes per click.
And you get a cool sound.
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When it's, once it's sped up.
Also you can, you can go-
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So,
many different, variations to keep
yourself amused and interested.
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