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Peavey Cirrus USA 6NT

Peavey Cirrus USA 6NT

Peavey Cirrus USA 6NT

Peavey Cirrus USA 6NT


AGEDB octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
A minor arpeggio : General

This weeks BLOGoZON looks at the A minor arpeggio for 8-string guitar in Drop E tuning.

AGEDB octaves: Drop E 8-string logo

Below the AGEDB octaves for Drop E sequence is shown for A natural in the diagram that follows:-

AGEDB octaves: A natural fingerboard

GuitarPro6 fingerboard: A natural

The diagram that follows shows all five of the AGEDB octaves shapes for use with the
box shapes for a 8-string guitar tuned to EBEADGBE :-

8-string Drop E octave shapes

The diagrams that follow show all of the A minor arpeggio notes plotted over the 8-string guitar's EBEADGBE fretboard in the AGEDB octaves (Drop E) and GuitarPro6 styles:-

AGEDB octaves fingerboard A minor arpeggio notes;

GuitarPro6 (Drop E : 8-string): A minor arpeggio

As always a more long term solution to fretboard navigation is to see scales as INTERVAL shapes rather than note names - as these are universal to all scales, arpeggios and chords rather than specific to one particular root note - with this in mind the intervals for the A minor arpeggio are detailed below in the AGEDB octaves manner:-

AGEDB octaves fingerboard A minor arpeggio intervals

The tables and tabbed panels below detail all five box shapes for the A minor arpeggio in the
AGEDB octaves style for Drop E tuning.


AGEDB octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
A minor arpeggio box shapes

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AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 5Am3 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 8Gm6Gm3Gm1 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 8Em6Em4Em1 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 5Am3 box shape at 12 pdf

AGEDB octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
A minor arpeggio box shapes

  • 5Am3
  • 8Gm6Gm3Gm1
  • 8Em6Em4Em1
  • 7Dm4Dm2
  • 7Bm5Bm2
  • 5Am3 at 12

GuitarPro6 (8 string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 5Am3 box shape

GuitarPro6 (8 string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 8Gm6Gm3Gm1 box shape

GuitarPro6 (8 string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 8Em6Em4Em1 box shape

GuitarPro6 (8 string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape

GuitarPro6 (8 string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape

GuitarPro6 (8 string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 5Am3 box shape at 12


AGEDB octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
A minor arpeggio box shapes

  • 5Am3
  • 8Gm6Gm3Gm1
  • 8Em6Em4Em1
  • 7Dm4Dm2
  • 7Bm5Bm2
  • 5Am3 at 12

AGEDB octaves (8-string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 5Am3 box shape

AGEDB octaves (8-string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 8Gm6Gm3Gm1 box shape

AGEDB octaves (8-string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 8Em6Em4Em1 box shape

AGEDB octaves (8-string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 7Dm4Dm2 box shape

AGEDB octaves (8-string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape

AGEDB octaves (8-string : Drop E) A minor arpeggio : 5Am3 box shape at 12


Once the individual box shapes have been assimilated all five shapes should be linked together and played in one continuous exercise (with the first shape - 5Am3 - being repeated at the 12th fret).


The complete TAB for the previous exercise follows:-

C major arpeggio (8-string: Drop E) box shapes TAB


The box shapes for the previous exercise follow:-

A minor arpeggio (8-string: Drop E) box shapes

AGEDB octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
A minor arpeggio
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

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A minor arpeggio (8-string: Drop E) box shapes pdf

A minor arpeggio (8-string: Drop E) box shapes TAB pdfA minor arpeggio (8-string: Drop E) box shapes TAB pdf


AGEDB octaves : 8-string guitar in Drop E (EBEADGBE)
A minor arpeggio : Overall fretboard box shapes

AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) fingerboard A minor arpeggio notes pdf

AGEDB octaves (8-string: Drop E) fingerboard A minor arpeggio intervals pdf


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