how do you play one string or 2 string arpeggios? such as green tinted sixties mind by mr big or the stuff malmsteen does, i dont understand how to do it cause isnt arpeggios playing a chord, thank you
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arpeggios are made up of chords. you "arpeggiate" chords, which are arpeggios. Yngwie sweep arpeggiates a tone of chords.

and yes, there does exist 2 string string arpeggios
yeah exactly, well i dont know any chords using two strings, therefor where does the arpeggio come from?
Movable power chords an halved triads man
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Learn your major and minor scales inside and out all over the neck...learn some basic theory (mainly chord construction) and figuring out arpeggios, even two string arpeggios will be a piece of cake.
i triad (major) is a major third, followed by a minor 3rd

a power chord is just a 1 and 5, so its NOT half of a triad

learning how to construct arpeggios would really give you all the information you would nees
An Arpeggio is just playing the notes of a chord individually. So therefore, 3=mc2... oh wait, it's not science class? Sorry. Therefore, to play an Arpeggio on two strings would be playing two notes that are out of a chord. So say you were to play this:

E|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|----14-|
E|-12----|

You are playing an E note and then a B note, which is the first and fifth note out of an E-chord. So if you wanted to do an arpeggio of say the first third and fifth notes going from the low E to the high E and back it would look something like this:

E|-------------7-------------|
B|-----------9---9-----------|
G|---------9-------9---------|
D|-------9-----------9-------|
A|----11---------------11----|
E|-12---------------------12-|

You are there playing an E, then a G#, then a B, then an E, then a G#, then a B, then going back down a G#, E, B, G#, E. There you have an Arpeggio of the E-major chord. Understand it better now?
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Okay guys, I daresay he's got the jist of it now.
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An Arpeggio is just playing the notes of a chord individually. So therefore, 3=mc2... oh wait, it's not science class? Sorry. Therefore, to play an Arpeggio on two strings would be playing two notes that are out of a chord. So say you were to play this:

E|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|----14-|
E|-12----|

Umm, or you would play this and have the full triad... This is an arpeggio too, you know, doesn't have to be one note per string.

E|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|
D|------------|
A|-----11--14-|
E|-12---------|
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