#1
Topic says it all! I have no idea what a trill is. Also, how would you play a trill? The song crazy train (im learning) has a trill in it .
#2
I think that its essentially a very fast series of hammer on's and pull offs. Just keep going til your fingers get up to speed.
#3
A trill is rapid alternation between two notes. On your guitar you'll know that as 'hammering on and pulling off really fast' between two notes.
#4
It's essentially a tremolo. It's the rapid repeated change between two notes.
#6
Two notes playes in quick succession. An example would be
--2h4p2h4p2h4p2h4p2--


You'd just hammer on and pull off between the two notes quickly.
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#7
Quote by JMack
It's essentially a tremolo. It's the rapid repeated change between two notes.



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#8
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i think tremolo is technically a change volume but you know what he ment
#10
it's basically hammering-on and pulling-off as fast as you can.

(tr 6)
eg. -----5------- would be like ----5h6p5h6p5h6--- etc.

a good example i can think of that uses a trill is War Pigs by Black Sabbath at around 1.34

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#13
yea why not. I can play up to and including the first fill fine, not perfect but im perfecting it :P. It's not like i had trouble playing it, but i was just curious what a trill was so i could learn it and in turn play it better.
#15
play this really fucking fast.


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#17
Yeah, I THINK there is a trill on the intro to "The Trooper" on the part where it's like 8p7h8p7h8p7h8
#18
Trills are used extensively in classical music, not so much in popular music. It's essentially the rapid alteration (generally the 8th multiple of the beat value -- 4/4 = 32nd note trills, 8/8 = 64th note trills -- unless otherwise specified) between two notes, it's not necissarily hammer-ons and pull-ofs, nor is the difference necissarily a chromatic semitone (although it usually is). It's marked on shet music as tr. followed by a squiggley line (~~~).