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Arpeggio designates a chord whose notes are not strummed simultaneously, but picked successively. The time lag between the notes (which can be controlled by changing the angle in which the fingers touch the strings) is called offset.

Four-four Time

Four-four Time

No.FingersStrings
1PIMI PIMI4212 3212
2PPIM 4312

Three-four Time

Three-four Time

No.FingersStrings
1PPI MIP 432 123
2(PM)PI MIP(41)32 123
3(PIM)PI MIP(421)32 123

Alternating Bass

Alternating Bass

No.FingersStrings
1P(IM)M P(IM)M 4(21)1 3(21)1

Videos


Nicolas Jehn: Arpeggio


Michael Lynch: 4/4 Arpeggio


Michael Lynch: 3/4 Arpeggio