EXAMPLE6 SUS­TAINED MELODIC IDEAS BAL­ANCED WITH STRAIGHT SEMIQUAVER PHRAS­ING

Guitar Techniques - - LEARNING ZONE -

Philip is acutely aware of the value of con­trasts in his phras­ing, so you’ll fre­quently hear a rapid shift from soft to loud, con­so­nant to dis­so­nant and in this case, slow to fast, all ex­e­cuted with ex­pert con­trol and com­mand. The notes are mainly based around the as­so­ci­ated arpeg­gios, although we do see a chro­mat­i­cally dec­o­rated idea com­ing from the d Phry­gian dom­i­nant mode in

(d-Eb-F#-G-a-Bb-C), bar 8 the fifth mode of G Har­monic Mi­nor.

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