Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Minor triads up the neck, part of Acoustic Guitar Lessons: Intermediate.
- All right, so now let's check out…some minor triads moving up the neck.…So, the difference between a major triad…and a minor triad is literally just one note.…You just flat the third.…So, if a major triad is root third fifth,…a minor triad is root flat third fifth.…So, we'll just take this note back one fret.…That's A minor.…So, let's look at the other shapes…on the other string sets for this minor triad.…
So, here is your root position.…Staying on the first three strings,…strings one two three.…Let's move up to the next shape.…This is first inversion,…with the third in the bass,…and then this is second position…with the fifth in the bass.…Let's look at the next shape.…This shape's based on the second third and forth strings.…You have this shape which is the second inversion.…Then the root position here,…and then the first inversion here.…
Let's look at the shape that's…on strings three four and five.…We're going to start here with the first inversion.…The third in the bass.…Then the next shape is the second inversion…
- Flatpicking arpeggios
- Tuning with harmonics
- Bending strings and vibrato
- Creating a monster funk groove
- Blurring the line between rhythm and lead
- Mapping the fretboard in boxes
- Getting creative with open strings
Skill Level Intermediate
1. New Colors and Textures
2. New Grooves and Styles
3. Pentatonic Possibilities
4. Mapping the Fretboard in Boxes
6. Introducing Alternate Tunings
Conclusion and credits2m 22s
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