Musician first CG player second?

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Musician first CG player second?

Post by malc laney » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:31 pm

I wonder how many people would use the above description of themselves ? many of us started music early on , piano lessons , playing in bands etc..then morphed into CG.Or put another way are there some who have ONLY played CG?

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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by Cloth Ears » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:35 pm

Clarinet first to grade 5, then electric & nylon acoustic, then FG and CG once I hit my thirties.

Music lover first (Pink Floyd in quadraphonic on my old man's hand built hi-fi! Lots of other types of music too ;-)

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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by Guido » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:08 pm

Started with CG at the age of 6. Tried some saxophone for a short while and obviously other guitar styles (I do also have an electric guitar), but it has always mainly been CG. So I can't say I have ONLY played CG, but it's definitely number one for me :)

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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by KlaBueBaer » Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:23 pm

Started with CG at the age of 10. I have played CG but the last time other guitar styles as well. ;-)
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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by Peter Lovett » Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:42 pm

Me, only classical guitar
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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by bear » Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:20 pm

I morphed from steel to nylon. I was told that I was born dancing and therefore have always had a love of music, for those of us who play, perhaps we were born as musicians looking for a means of expression.
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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by Stephen.Verderber » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:59 pm

I started with the accordian as a young kid (about 7 or so) then went to electric guitar, steel-string acoustic, Classical...

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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by nsoliven » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:51 pm

I started with Piano lessons then it was all downhill from there (woodwinds, brasswinds, mandolins.) I've almost ceased playing these instruments. The constant companion was CG.

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Re: Musician first CG player second?

Post by Luis_Br » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:32 pm

I started with the CG as an instrument, since it is the same instrument for pop/folk music here. Started more towards choro music, but from the beginning a teacher who recommended some classical exercises and pieces to practice. As I've discovered it, I started moving more and more towards the classical repertoire. For classical I don't mean a specific period, but overall concert music. In parallel I started playing some electric rock guitar, but I soon gave up it since I didn't have time to practice both things, so I decided keeping only one focus.

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