#1
Well, I wrote this little riff in attempt to write a song for a girl I know:


[-----5-5p3p2h3-2-----------------------------------------------------------]
[----------------3-2-2-3-5-5p3p2h3-2----------------------------------------]
[------------------------------------4-2-0------------------------------0---]
[-----0-0----------------------------------4-5-4---4-5-4-2--2--2-4-2-0--0---]
[--------------------------0--------------------------------------------0---]
[---------------------------------------------------------------------------]



It's meant to be finger-picked. Can anyone think of any chords to play behind it? Sorry, I know practically nothing about theory. The riff is in G major right? Thanks people.
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#2

[-----5-5p3p2h3-2-----------------------------------------------------------]
[----------------3-2-2-3-5-5p3p2h3-2----------------------------------------]
[------------------------------------4-2-0------------------------------0---]
[-----0-0----------------------------------4-5-4---4-5-4-2--2--2-4-2-0--0---]
[--------------------------0--------------------------------------------0---]
[---------------------------------------------------------------------------]

Please use the CODE tags.
#4
Quote by blue_strat

[-----5-5p3p2h3-2-----------------------------------------------------------]
[----------------3-2-2-3-5-5p3p2h3-2----------------------------------------]
[------------------------------------4-2-0------------------------------0---]
[-----0-0----------------------------------4-5-4---4-5-4-2--2--2-4-2-0--0---]
[--------------------------0--------------------------------------------0---]
[---------------------------------------------------------------------------]

Please use the CODE tags.


I didn't exactly know how, and didn't want to mess it up.

Oh and thanks for the help sir, I appreciate it.

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sorry dude, its in A Major, you can probly use your A D and E or even A G# and E


O rly? Dang. I can never tell for some reason.....

Thanks for the suggestion!
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#5
Taking a quick look, it seems like D major to me, so the chords of that key would work.

Edit - And he didn't need to use the code tags there, because the font he used naturally lines up like code does.

Edit 2 - Yeah, it's definitely D major. A major has a G#, whereas this has G.
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#6
dude you cant really tel what the rythem is from that so it just sounds like someone noodling around in A
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#7
I would make a Power Tab of it, but I don't know how I would get it to where you guys could DL it....

I'll try though
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#8
We don't need the rhythm either. If he wants the chords, all we need is the notes.
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#9
Here's what i would do:


 D                        A              G
[-----5-5p3p2h3-2-----------------------------------------------------------]
[----------------3-2-2-3-5-5p3p2h3-2----------------------------------------]
[------------------------------------4-2-0------------------------------0---]
[-----0-0----------------------------------4-5-4---4-5-4-2--2--2-4-2-0--0---]
[--------------------------0--------------------------------------------0---]
[---------------------------------------------------------------------------]


So, it is the key of D and you're playing D, A and G. If you wanted to make them fancier you could replace D with Dsus4, A with Asus4 and G with Gmaj7.
Last edited by Tsunoyukami at Sep 23, 2007,
#10
Quote by Tsunoyukami
Here's what i would do:


D A G
[-----5-5p3p2h3-2-----------------------------------------------------------]
[----------------3-2-2-3-5-5p3p2h3-2----------------------------------------]
[------------------------------------4-2-0------------------------------0---]
[-----0-0----------------------------------4-5-4---4-5-4-2--2--2-4-2-0--0---]
[--------------------------0--------------------------------------------0---]
[---------------------------------------------------------------------------]


So, it is the key of D and you're playing D, A and G. If you wanted to make them fancier you could replace D with Dsus4, A with Asus4 and G with Gmaj7.


Wow dude, thanks, that helped tons. Seriously, thank you, I think I've finally got it now.
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#11
lol i love how every one is saying its one scale it could be hundreds theres mpore than just the diatonic 's guys lol heres a good way to figure out a rythem that can be used search either minor or major scales or modes dictionary on ultimate-guitar under lessons these lessons will show u all sorts of scales and chords that can be played with them find a scale there u like which fits the riff you allready have and use it.... altho if u wanna do an enitre song with that u might wanna write a few more riffs to fitt