#1
Learning to sweep pick. i find it very difficult. i dont know what guitarists use when they sweep. I know they use Bar Chords but i dont see what part of it.

for example an E Major Bar chord is


E[---12-----------------------------------
B[---12-----------------------------------
G[--13------------------------------------
D[--14------------------------------------
A[--14----------------------------------
E[--12------------------------------------

What extra notes would i hammer if i were to sweep this?
#2
Think: The E Major chord has the notes E, G#, and B. Find any nearby E, G#, or E and hammer it in if you must.
#3
Cowboy, so your saying in this case for major chords hammer root, 3rd and fifths? OR in general hammer the notes which make the chord?


EDIT: I just realized all bar chords just contain the formulas for the designated group. For ex A Major would contain only the root 3rd and 5th of the A major chord (A, C# E). Am i making sense?
Last edited by Ascendancy1080 at Feb 25, 2007,
#7
Try the

E| 12
B|13
G| 12
D| 14
A| 15
E|

Shape. This example is a C major scale. Root is on the A.
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Go to your staff paper and re-write this song a half step down so on the paper it'll be like you have a "C" just move it down to a "B#"




Know your theory, then play like you don't.

#8
yeah i'm learning how to sweep too using GBP's 21 day exercise listed in another thread. i'm using a progression of Bm, D (the full chord for the A string), Em7, G. all of these swept in 10/8 from A to High E back to A. it's been slow as hell but i feel like i'm making progress
#9
What's GBP's 21 day exercise?

I'm working on sweeping at the moment too using a progression through Emaj
E, B, C#m, G#m, A, E, F#m, D#dim
Here's me doing it: http://youtube.com/watch?v=qYDEIgVdcP8
Still needs some work i know, but its a really good exercise because it goes through arpeggios starting on different degrees of the chord (not sure if that's the right term or not)


Edit: If anyone would like the tab let me know
Last edited by bigmanwithanaxe at Feb 26, 2007,
#11
hammering on sweeps is most effective on the highest notes. You'd probably want to hammer on the major 3rd of E (since its a major chord) which is G#. Then if you want to do it a little more advanced, you'd probably want to tap the fifth or root of the chord (B or E).


e:----------12-h16-t19-p16-p12----------
B:--------12------------------12--------
G:------13----------------------13------
D:----14--------------------------14----
A:--14------------------------------14--
E:12----------------------------------12
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