Essential Licks - Vinnie Moore

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Vinnie Moore is one of the most famous virtuosos to emerge in the late eighties. His perfect technique and accuracy made his guitar clinics very popular with guitar students. We'll see a few of his arpeggios and fast runs:

A fast run from Daydream:

Daydream

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Neo-classic licks are characteristic to the '80s shred. From April Sky:

April Sky

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And another run from Mind's Eye:

Mind's Eye

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Hammer-ons and pull-offs from Hero Without Honor:

Hero Without Honor

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The same technique in Last Chance:

Last Chance

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Repeated patterns are a shred trademark. From Lifeforce:

Lifeforce

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From the same song, another repetitive run:

Lifeforce2

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As a prelude to arpeggios, here are some triads from Morning Star:

Morning Star

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In Control includes the easiest arpeggio to emerge from the '80s:

In Control

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In King Of Kings, Moore plays the same arpeggio in two different ways:

King Of Kings

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Arpeggios from Beyond the Door:

Beyond the Door

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In Ridin' High, Moore uses a small tap to extend the range of arpeggios:

Ridin' High

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In the same way, Moore uses taps in Race With Destiny:

Race With Destiny

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And finally, two combinations of runs and arpeggios from Saved By a Miracle:

Saved By a Miracle

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Saved By a Miracle 2

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