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Neoclassic Progression in D Maj



Hi friends, this first exercise for "Chops From Hell", combines different techniques from alternate picking to sweep, legato etc. The chords progression begins with a Dmaj three strings arpeggio, followed by G diminished, B min7 and Amaj, which is the V░ of the key of D, so the Amaj legato scale leads straight to the Dmaj arpeggio in order to start again the progressionůI have noted some picking indications that I consider very important for having an easier execution of the lick.I think that it is a good exercise especially for the right hand. I hope you enjoy it.

Ciao!!!

Composed and transcribed Salvatore Vecchio

*Keyboards played by Simone Damiani.


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Salvatore Vecchio is an Italian guitarist and didactic columnist for guitar magazines and webmagazines. He is currently playing with two bands; the first one, Ivory, is a power-prog metal band with an up-coming debut album for the label Underground Symphony. The second group, Attitude, is his solo instrumental project and, after a successful demo-CD that has received many great rewiews all over the World, Salvo is now recording the official Attitude's first CD, "Overflowing", more oriented on rock/fusion.

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