Half-diminished Chord Arpeggios (Advanced Arpeggios) | Hub Guitar

Half-diminished Chord Arpeggios (Advanced Arpeggios)

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Let's learn the minor 7 flat five arpeggios.

Here's the root position G minor7 flat 5.

Here's the first inversion G minor7 flat 5.

Here's the second inversion G minor 7 flat 5.

And here's the third inversion G minor7 flat 5.

So learn these patterns, and apply them to your own playing.


Presented below are arpeggios for the following minor7♭5 chord form.

Once you learn these, you should consider practicing them along with the dominant 7 for the key they would imply, for instance a D-7♭5 arpeggio would be followed by a G7 arpeggio for the key of C major. You could also practice this for minor keys; for example, a B-7♭5 arpeggio can be followed by an E7 arpeggio for the key of A minor.

The arpeggios are in single-position form (spanning more than two octaves), and all inversions are shown.

G Minor 7♭5 Arpeggio, Root Position

Can be played in position I or position XIII (as below).

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g natural
a sharp, b flat
f natural
g natural
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c sharp, d flat
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g natural
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a sharp, b flat
f natural
c sharp, d flat
a sharp, b flat
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G Minor 7♭5 Arpeggio, 1st Inversion

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a sharp, b flat
c sharp, d flat
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g natural
a sharp, b flat
f natural
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c sharp, d flat
c sharp, d flat
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f natural
g natural
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G Minor 7♭5 Arpeggio, 2nd Inversion

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a sharp, b flat
f natural
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c sharp, d flat
c sharp, d flat
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f natural
g natural
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a sharp, b flat
c sharp, d flat
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g natural
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f natural
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G Minor 7♭5 Arpeggio, 3nd Inversion

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c sharp, d flat
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g natural
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f natural
a sharp, b flat
f natural
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c sharp, d flat
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g natural
a sharp, b flat
f natural
g natural

Key Tasks

  • Practice (and memorize) the arpeggio forms.
  • Play the arpeggios with a metronome.
  • Play the arpeggios over an F-7♭5 chord.

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