Why Three Note Per String Patterns Are Great
Music Theory: Level 1 • 4m 43s
There are different ways you can play modes and scales on your guitar, but I like learning through the three-note-per-string approach best, because you always know how many notes you’re going to play on each string when playing through a given mode — three! It’s also the best and fastest way to memorize because of the patterns we will be using.
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