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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-12-2001, 01:36 AM Thread Starter
 
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String Skipping Thingy

Hey all. *
I have to preface this by saying my knowledge of theory, well....it sucks. *So, take this as one of those EVH-type 'falling-down-the-stairs-and-landing-on-your-feet" things. *If you dig it, cool. *If you hate it, tough. *LOL *Here we go...

String Skipping Thingy
The 10th and 12th frets are a couple of my favorites. *No sharps or flats, and I can quickly get a bearing on where my music should go by referring back to either of those two. *I do love them. :-)

|------------------------------------10-12--|
|-----------------------------10-12---------|
|----------------------10-12----------------|
|---------------10-12-----------------------|
|--------10-12------------------------------|
|-10-12-------------------------------------|

Simple enough, right?

While noodling around the other night, I came up with this fun little string-skipper: *

|------------------------------10-----15--|
|-----------------------10--------12------|
|---------------10---------12-------------|
|---------10--------12--------------------|
|-------------12---------------------------|
|-10-12-----------------------------------|

Of course, it's movable to where it works best for you.

It works good with my ears, but if any Theory Masters have improvements on this, feel free to post. :-) *
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-12-2001, 06:57 AM
 
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String Skipping Thingy

:thumbsup: Pretty neat, Kev.

I came up with the following, based on yours, which are more mode-oriented:


Swing feel
[font=courier]
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *|--3--|
* E E *E *E *E *E *E *E * *E *E *E * E * E * H
|------------------------|-10-13----/15-/17-\13---|
|------------------10----|-------12---------------|
|------------10----------|------------------------|
|-------9-------12----10-|------------------------|
|---------12-------------|------------------------|
|-10-13------------------|------------------------|
[/font]D Dorian[font=courier]


* * * * * * * * * * |--3--| * *|-3--|
* E *E *E *E *E *E *E *E *E * *Q * *E *+H.
|----------------------------|------------------|
|-------------------10-------|-----/15-(15)-----|
|-------------11-------12-11-|------------------|
|-------10-------12----------|-12---------------|
|----------12----------------|------------------|
|-10-14----------------------|------------------|
[/font]D Mixolydian[font=courier]

* E *E E *E *E *E E *E * *E *E *E *E *H
|-----------------------|-10-----------------|
|--------------------14-|----10s14s12--------|
|---------------11------|--------------------|
|-------9----------9----|-------------12-----|
|---------11-12---------|--------------------|
|-10-14-----------------|--------------------|
[/font]D Lydian

Enjoy! -Justin
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