Ex­Am­PlES LARGe GRoUP­InGS US­InG StRInG-PAIR CeLLS

Guitar Techniques - - LEARNING ZONE LARGE GROUPINGS USING STRING-PAIR CE -

ex­am­ple 6 [Four-note cell, 2-2 note-con­fig­u­ra­tion] The 10-note rhyth­mic group­ings in this ex­am­ple are played in a de­scend­ing fash­ion within A mi­nor Pen­ta­tonic us­ing large stretches (per­fect 4ths) and some ac­cents.

ex­am­ple 7 [Four-note cell, 2-2 note-con­fig­u­ra­tion] Another ex­am­ple of 10-note rhyth­mic group­ings. Again, with ac­cents that help to pro­vide more rhyth­mic in­ter­est.

ex­am­ple 8 [Six-note cell, 3-3 note-con­fig­u­ra­tion] This ex­am­ple us­ing 10-note rhyth­mic2 group­ings fea­tures ac­cents with chro­mati­cism (cour­tesy of the b5 of the mi­nor Blues scale). A mi­nor Blues scale: A-C-d-Eb-E-G

ex­am­ple 9 [Four-note cell, 2-2 note-con­fig­u­ra­tion] Un­usu­ally, 11-note rhyth­mic group­ings are em­ployed here: us­ing the same A mi­nor Pen­ta­tonic scale string-pair cell(s) as used in Ex7.

ex­am­ple 10 [Four-note cell, 2-2 note-con­fig­u­ra­tion] Now for the first in a se­ries of ex­am­ples fea­tur­ing 12-note rhyth­mic group­ings. Each group­ing is played us­ing ac­cents, and each string-pair cell is based upon a par­tic­u­lar in­ver­sion of an Am7 ar­peg­gio with no 4th.

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