Guitar Nine Focus: Arpeggios

While a chord is defined as a group of notes that are played together at the same time, an arpeggio, or a "broken chord," means a chord in which the notes are sounded individually, one after another.

Here are some great columns to help you master this essential technique.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Just when you thought all arpeggio topics had been covered, Mike`s back with triad arpeggio practice ideas.

Joe Pinnavaia
Joe Pinnavaia

A different perspective on the pentatonic scale using arpeggios.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike gets a little more detailed here, building on his previous sweeping columns.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Building on the last column, Mike adds more examples here, building on his previous sweeping columns.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Building on the last two columns, Mike wraps up the series with a G minor arpeggio progression.

Jean-Pierre Zammit
Jean-Pierre Zammit

Dominants should be the arpeggios you study first since they are used regularly in Blues/Rock progressions and songs.

Jean-Pierre Zammit
Jean-Pierre Zammit

Go ahead and `burn` your fretboard with these Major 7th arpeggios.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese gives you a nice sweep picking arpeggio workout using the chord progression from Pachelbel`s Canon in D.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese delivers a fistful of single string triad arpeggios - major, minor and diminished.

Tom Hess
Tom Hess Opus 2

Build incredible amounts of musical tension by combining sweep picking technique with creative guitar phrasing ideas.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese puts both hands on the fretboard to deliver more triad arpeggios.

Mike Campese
Mike Campese: The Fire Within

Mike Campese will help master your triads in all 12 keys, focusing on the sharp keys for the major triads.

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