Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

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Re: Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

Post by alfred » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:16 pm

The best exercises are the ones you make yourself. I use exercises I find to create my own and tailor them to my specific needs. In doing so I target exactly what I have problems with/wish to improve. I find it improves my visualization of the fretboard and understanding of theory too.

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Re: Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

Post by chrisliang » Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:09 pm

Fernando Sor : etude-17-(opus-6-11) (pima-imai-maim)
Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra or El Ultimo Tremolo (Una Limosnita por el Amor de Dios) by Augustin Barrios (pami)
Bach: (BWV846) Prelude in C by (ppima-ima)
Bach: (BWV999) Prelude (pima-mimi-pipi)
Romance de Espana Traditional or Etstudio in E minor by Tarrega (pami-ami-ami-ami)
Etude 1 in E minor by Heitor Villa-Lobos by (pipi-pmia-maim-pipi)
Study in A- Matteo Carcassi (pim-aim-aim-pim)
Prelude 8 in A Major by Francisco Tarrega (pim)
Caprice in D minor by Carcassi (pimi-aimi)

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Re: Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

Post by Rahul » Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:33 pm

Larry McDonald wrote:
Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:21 am
Hi,

There are many etudes for the right-hand, Estudio Brilliante by Tarrega is one of my favorites.

Regardless of the studies that you choose, I would be sure to cultivate the full and sequential planting techniques, which eventually develop into to what Martha Masters calls, "The Instantaneous Plant". You can read about this in her recent -and marvelous- book.

If you are not already acquainted, you might want to check out a book by Richard Provost called "Classic Guitar Technique, Vol. 3 "Advanced Arpeggios".

All the best,
Larry McDonald
Hi

What's the name of the book?

Thanks

Rahul

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Re: Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

Post by Larry McDonald » Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:52 pm

It's called...Reaching the Next Level: A Method for the Experienced Classical Guitarist
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Re: Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

Post by Patona » Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:18 pm

One of the most variable studie is from Carcassi a-minor, op. 60 no.2. One the harmonic frame of this studie you can play every arpeggio for the melody strings g, b, e.
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Re: Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

Post by Briant » Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:25 am

Patona wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:18 pm
One of the most variable studie is from Carcassi a-minor, op. 60 no.2. One the harmonic frame of this studie you can play every arpeggio for the melody strings g, b, e.
I use this study for arpeggio practise and find it interesting to apply Giuliani patterns to the chord sequence.
Hubert kaeppel explains this in his " Die 44 wichtigsten gitarrenubungen fuer die Mittelstufe."

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Re: Best arpeggio studies/exercises?

Post by Patona » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:06 am

Yes, Giuliani is a good choice. Kaeppel shows 24 different examples in this book. Very useful. One study that I play after warming up is from Carcassi also: a-minor, op. 60 no. 7. This study works for both hands very well. Different arpeggios makes this study not so boring.
"Don’t try to calm the ocean. Learn to swim between the waves."

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Hanika 1A/PF, spruce
Ramirez 1a, 1972, cedar

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