EX­AM­PLES MIXOLY­DIAN 3rds

Guitar Techniques - - LEARNING ZONE | MIXOLYDIAN 3RDS -

EX­AM­PLE 11 The first note of each of the first two tri­ads in this ex­am­ple is in­tro­duced by an ap­proach-note from a semi­tone be­low. In bar 81, the first note (E) of the de­scend­ing Am triad (A-C-E) is in­tro­duced by a chro­matic note a semi­tone be­low. In Bar 82, the first note (D) of the de­scend­ing G triad (G-B-D) is in­tro­duced by a scale note (C#), also a semi­tone be­low.

EX­AM­PLE 12 Fi­nally, al­though this les­son is geared more to­wards the cre­ation of mid-paced ideas, 3rds can also be used as the ba­sis of fast ideas too. Bars 9192 fea­ture a se­ries of mo­tifs com­pris­ing two con­sec­u­tive 3rds (in other tri­ads) played on the same string us­ing a com­bi­na­tion of fret­ting-hand legato and pick­ing-hand tap­ping.

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