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Old 06-23-2012, 05:57 AM   #1
adamfenton
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Arpeggiated chords?

I have said before, I am new to fingerstyle playing but I was wondering if when playing a arpegiated melody, like an adaptation of a song could the strings be played in any order? For example, say the progression of the song is G E A D could you pick any notes you wanted within those chords in any order you liked? Instead of strumming the entire chord.
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Old 06-23-2012, 06:06 AM   #2
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You could, but usually you'd keep the bass notes (or lowest notes) in the melody so that you're essentially playing what someone would be playing on a bass but playing the other notes of the chord in between.
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