Cycle of 5ths Easy Exercises

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CYCLE OF 5THS MADE EASY

For the guitar use the “Picking Pattern” of “Down Down Up” AS DISPLAYED below

11th ddu

CYCLE OF 5THS CLOCKWISE EXERCISE:

5TH ASCENDING CLOCKWISE

CYCLE IN 4THS ANTI-CLOCKWISE EXERCISE [REVERSE AS IN 5THS DIAGRAM]

Reverse hs anti clockwise

CYCLE OF 5THS DIAGRAM:

1024px-Circle_of_fifths_deluxe_4.svgHere is another Variation:

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Here is the Cycle of 5ths Starting from F major extension of the 1st exercise:

2

Variation/IDEA:

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There are lots more variations that you can use with this simple “DOWN DOWN UP” triplet guitar picking pattern. Try and make some of your own cycle of 5ths variations.

 

LASTLY: PENTATONIC LYDIAN CYCLE OF 5THS EMPLOYING ALTERNATE PICKING

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