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Thread: CAGED Arpeggio exercise

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    CAGED Arpeggio exercise

    This is not one for the advanced folks here, but here is an CAGED sequence arpeggio exercise I made up to run through the major and minor caged shapes. It's basically the same arpeggiated chord progression played in the 5 successive CAGED positions for each chord.

    The time signature switches are contrived (the whole thing is) so you can get a mix of complete shapes and partial shapes (the ones that might creep into soloing). Just play 2 notes per beat and forget it. I play it with strict AP as my 1 NPS AP is weak (as I am in all areas...)

    I actually find this reasonably awkward to play. Be interested if anyone finds it all useful (maybe too dull) and how difficult? Flame on..

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    For some reason this won't load. Keeps trying to as a PHP doc instead of as a pwt doc. Do you have this on-line for direct (non php) download somewhere?
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    for me that looks useful to learn where the triads and chord shapes are for over the fretbord, but some of them are structured a bit uncomfortable to play as sweep-arpeggios. position-shifting during a triad arpeggio is not really useful in my eyes. that's what always keept me from playing arps the "jason becker way"
    AP should me more useful but unflashy here .
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    Hi Skinny Devil, It downloads back to me OK as powertab... It's not very exciting but if you do want to have a look I can e-mail or possibly convert to PDF in a day or so.. (I don't have a site where I can post it)

    On the Phantom comments, thanks! I left those awkward shifts in to extend the shapes to the limit, I didn't even think about sweeping it.

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