Micro study 7 – diminished arpeggio 1, kicks off a new series – #6stringinspiration – of short and sweet studies that target very specific musical bars or techniques. These are for those who have very little time and want huge gains from tight focused practice ideas.
Micro Study 7 – Diminished Arpeggio 1
This is a work out for left hand chord shifts, whilst playing a fast right hand arpeggio pattern. The chord is a diminished chord.
Practice in bursts or chunks
It is based on Joe Satriani’s arpeggio run in Tears in the Rain (See below for video). The ability to do a speed burst with the right hand should be practiced in one position before adding the left hand shift. Practice the chord and its various inversions separately until they are mentally secured. Learn to chunk your information, as once you have it up to a fast speed you won’t have time to think about it as individual movements; just as chunks.
Note: This study is based on a diminished chord which has the ability to be in 4 other keys: G# B D F
Laser the shift with your eyes
Know exactly which fret you are going to by keeping your eyes ahead of your fingers, like a laser targeting system.
Click the link below if you want to get faster with your arpeggios.
Tears in The Rain
Click the button and save a PDF copy of the dots.Micro Study 7