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Tapping Arpeggios

 Example 1: Arpeggios in A



E-17---12---9-----------------------------------9---12---14---
B- T ------------10------------------------10------------- T -
G---------------------9-----------------9---------------------
D------------------------11---9---11--------------------------
A-------------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------




12---9-----------------------------------9---12---17---12---9---|
-----------10--------------------------10------------- T -------|
-------------------9------------------9-------------------------|
----------------------11---9---11-------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------------------|





|---------------------------------9---12---14---12---9---------------------|
|--10---------------------10------------ T --------------10----------------|
|-------9---------------9----------------------------------------9---------|
|----------11---9---11-----------------------------------------------11----|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------12--|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------- T |


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Example 2 : Arpeggios in E minor



|--15---12-----------------------------------------------------------
|-- T -------12------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------12---9 -----9---12---9-----------------------------
|----------------- T ------ 9------ T -------9-----------------------
|-------------------------------------------------10---7-----7---10--
|------------------------------------------------- T-------7------ T



 -------------------------------------12-------------------------------|
 --------------------------------12------------------------------------|
 ---9---12---9----9---12-----------------------------------------------|
 --9------- T -----9------ T ------------------------------------------|
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------|


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Example 3 : Arpeggios in G



|----------------------------------------15---19---15----
|-----------------------------------15-------- T --------
|-----------------------12---16--------------------------
|------------------12-------- T -------------------------
|-------10---14------------------------------------------
|--10------- T ------------------------------------------




----------------------------------------------|
-15-------------------------------------------|
------16---12---------------------------------|
------- T -------12---------------------------|
----------------------14---10-----------------|
----------------------- T --------10----------|



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Example 4 : Arpeggios in G minor



|----------------------------------------15---18---22---18---15--
|---------------------------------------------------- T ---------
|---------------------12---15---19-------------------------------
|---------------------------------- T ---------------------------
|--10---13---17--------------------------------------------------
|-------------- T -----------------------------------------------




----------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------------------|
---19---15---12-------------------------------------------------|
------- T ------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------17---13---10------------------------------|
-------------------------- T -----------------------------------|



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Atanas G. Shishkov is a guitar player from Bulgaria. He was born in 1975 and began playing guitar at the age of 16.Since 1994 until now he has recorded over 10 electric solo projects and experiments in different styles.

Earlier influences – Vinnie Moore,Tony McAlpine,Joe Satriani,Yngwie Malmsteen,Steve Vai.Atanas likes to explore the music of the great masters like Greg Howe,Allan Holdsworth, Frank Gambale,Scott Henderson and Al di Meola.He enjoys very much of the new shredders – Derryl Gabel,Francesco Fareri,Prashant Aswani. Atanas:”I`m happy that I`m writing with Derryl and Francesco personally-they are great friends and talents!”

His last album CD”Flying Colours” was finished in august,2002.This project is in fusion style and contains 8 instrumental pieces. All instruments performed by Atanas G.Shishkov. The album was recorded in Atanas` home and mixed in the studio of ”The White,Green and Reds” in Plovdiv,Bulgaria.

The examples below shows the basically techniques that he has used in the last album. Atanas:”I developed these techniques and playing more than 3 years and I’m continuing to experimentation. I hope that the results are good!”

Example 1 : I used this lick on the piece “Pearl Driver”

Example 2 : This lick appears in the piece “Exotic Nights”

Example 3 : This arpeggio is similar with example 2

Example 4 : With this lick I finished the song “Cool Breeze”

2002, A.G.S. Music , All Rights Reserved

28.07.2002 All guitar transcriptions created by : Atanas G. Shishkov.

For contacts and comments : ags@abv.bg

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