Watch the Arpeggios online guitar lesson by Richard Hallebeek from Scale Creativity Guidebook

The concepts in this course also lend themselves well to getting more mileage out of your arpeggios. You hear lots of guitar players play arpeggios up and down really fast, and that’s a cool sound, however, you can also turn the notes in an arpeggio around to get some more interesting sounds. You can use 1-2-4 and 1-3-4 shapes in an arpeggio really well and also intervals like 6ths and 7ths. Here’s a couple of examples of regular major and minor arpeggios with the notes turned around in a more playful manner.