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Triad Arpeggios Applied

January 6, 2011
Using triad arpeggios over a progression to make your playing more melodic.
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Triad Arpeggios

December 16, 2010
Learn how to practice triad arpeggios and apply them to your writing and playing.
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 3

December 3, 2010
The next section of Niccolo Paganini''s Caprice No. 1 will do wonders for your sweep picking technique and other areas of your playing.
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 2

October 12, 2010
Mike Campese continues his arrangement of a classic
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 1

September 16, 2010
Mike Campese arranges a violin classic from Niccolo Paganini for guitar
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String Skipping in Electric City

August 13, 2010
String skipping exercises using lines from Mike Campese''s latest album.
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Shredding the Modes

July 8, 2010
Mike uses everything you''ve learned in the previous Modal lessons to show you how to solo over a modal progression.
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The Modes, Part 1

February 4, 2010
In a new series from Mike Campese, learn what modes are and how to use them in any key and position.
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 3

January 6, 2010
The third part of Bach''s Partita No. 3 has a beautiful harmony and some very challenging spots.
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 2

December 11, 2009
Mike Campese continues his take on an arrangement of a classical Bach piece
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Hip Lines

September 9, 2009
Three hip lines with a modern blues-rock feel
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Phrygian Dominant

August 5, 2009
Mike schools us in the art of the Phrygian Dominant scale.
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Diminished Rock

February 11, 2009
Mike looks at the Diminished Dorian with some examples from his Melodic Shred lesson
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Octave Displacement Exercises

December 19, 2008
Mike Campese discusses octave displacement, a technique that can break the monotony of scales.
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The Melodic Minor Scale

December 19, 2008
A look at the Melodic minor, along with a few bars of "Carol of the Bells" to demonstrate.
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Sweep Picking

October 22, 2008
Sweep picking is a popular technique among shred guitarists and it is used in many styles of music.
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"Moto Perpetuo" by Niccolo Paganini

March 17, 2008
This classical violin piece with help hone your technique with constant sixteenth notes.
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Arpeggio Etude

November 13, 2007
I will be showing you an etude written using the arpeggios that we have been playing across the neck
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Three Octave Arpeggios

September 20, 2007
After you learn your basic arpeggio shapes using one or two octaves and you are looking to get to the next level, you want to learn the full range of the neck
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