#1
Ok so im trying to tackle writing my first sweep. Im playing in the key of Gminor and figured the safest bet would be to write a Gminor arpeggio. Im just not sure if this is right or not.

--------------------------3--6-----------------------
----------------------3----------8-------------------
------------------3------------------7---------------
--------------5--------------------------8--5--------
----------5-------------------------------------5-----
---3--6--------------------------------------------6--

Would that sound fine of a Gminor progression?
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#3
Looks like it should work. All the notes make sense.

Remember its just: G Bb D G
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#4
sounds good to me. but i think the last note should be a 'G' on the 3rd fret, rather than the 'Bb' on the 6th
#5
now could i technically chose any of the notes in the progression to use as my root for my sweep rather then g? Like could i start it on a Bb and it would still fit?
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#6
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now could i technically chose any of the notes in the progression to use as my root for my sweep rather then g? Like could i start it on a Bb and it would still fit?

As your bass note, yes. As long as it uses G Bb D it's still a Gm chord, regardless of the order.
#8
^ Without a backing it can sound weird.

An arpeggio is just a series of notes that belong to a chord. As long as it's made up of only G, Bb, and D, it's a Gm arpeggio. You could extend it too and play a Gm7 arpeggio. You could even use a non-chord tone (a note that does not belong to the chord) as a passing tone. Definitely experiment. Strict arpeggios are a shitty way of writing a distinct, memorable melody. If you're not trying to write a distinct, memorable melody, go on right ahead though.
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Last edited by Eastwinn at Aug 13, 2010,
#9
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As long as it's made up of only G, Db, and B, it's a Gm arpeggio.


Que?
#10
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Que?



Got my D's and my B's mixed up.
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#11
is there a chords behind it

if not then its a Gm arpeggio (ie it perfect)
#12
Quote by xMyNameIsMudx
sounds good to me. but i think the last note should be a 'G' on the 3rd fret, rather than the 'Bb' on the 6th


It's a Bb cause it follows the CAGED shape, but yeah, it were a lick, might sound more complete ending on a G....