Arpeggios

Fretless 6-String Guitar Technique – Tim Donahue

V. Arpeggios

Arpeggios can be approached in much the same way scales can, either fingered in one position or shifting positions using slides. The following arpeggios correspond to the earlier scale examples.

All are played in one position with either 1st or 4th finger stretches. Again, I think that good intonation is easiest to maintain with these 21 fingerings:

td_arp1

td_arp2

td_arp3

td_arp4

Arpeggios with slides

As with scales with slides (discussed in section IVb) the slide will not exceed a major 2nd interval. Therefore, only major 7, minor 7 and dominant 7 arpeggios will follow since they contain a 2nd interval between their 7th degree and root.

A few possibilities:

td_arp5

td_arp6

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