Major Arpeggios - Guitar arpeggios are the notes of a chord played one note at a time. One important reason for learning them is for use in improvisation where a strong chord sound is desired.
This lesson will cover basic Major arpeggio shapes or fingering patterns with the Root as the lowest note, which allows you to reuse them by moving the patterns up and down the Guitar neck.
Major Guitar Arpeggios – Root on 6th String
The G Major arpeggio notes are G-B-D as shown below with the Root (G) starting on the 6th string.
Be sure to practice going up and down to help memorize the pattern faster. Practicng ascending and descending also helps strengthen your fingers for more independence and control. Click on the score below to practice along with it.