What did you practice today?

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What did you practice today?

Post by Kjetil Heggelund » Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:50 pm

Hey there people!
What piece(s) did you practice today? I'm a "lazy" guitarplayer so I only practiced part of one piece...Padovetz fantasy over "La Straniera" by Bellini. I'm feeling good about it though, even if it's not a great deal. Hope everyone feels happy about their practice :-)

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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Kent » Sat Aug 31, 2013 4:59 pm

Hello Kjetil,
Today I worked on getting Tarrega's "Danza Mora" up to speed. This is a really fun piece!

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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by mmapag » Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:01 pm

Some left and right hand exercises, scales, Sor's Andante No. 9 Opus 35 and the first section of Leo Brouwer's Un Dia de Noviembre. Polishing up trouble spots in the former and just starting to learn the later. Great fun in all!
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Steve Kutzer » Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:04 pm

Mordants and trills to help with Scarlatti.
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Ken-pa » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:20 pm

Julia Florida. It's getting there! Tonight I'd like to start working on Vals no. 3. I'm on a Barrios kick lately.

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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by randalljazz » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:08 pm

Kent wrote:Hello Kjetil,
Today I worked on getting Tarrega's "Danza Mora" up to speed. This is a really fun piece!
love that piece, played it for many years.

working on "key of the day" F major/D minor arpeggio stuff...
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Erik Zurcher » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:11 pm

Second attempt in memorizing Weiss' Fantasia in D.
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Kenbobpdx » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:43 pm

The Andante from Bach's Violin Sonata 2 BWV 1003. I came across it while sight reading some stuff about 10 days ago and am now in my "obsessed with one piece" mode. Lovely bit of music.
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Smith » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:48 pm

Carcassi Étude 3 for online lesson. The Apogee mic works great. Recording a practice for "view" by the teacher is a whole other ball game - mindless repetition is no longer an option.

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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Rob Graft » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:54 pm

A bunch of Andrew york stuff. I'm on a andrew york kick right now.

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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Mick the Ramirez Man » Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:45 pm

I'm playing 4 pieces for my family tomorrow at a Labor Day family get together, so I practiced these 4; "Lagrima", "Spanish Romance", Bach's BWV 999, and Rumores de la Caleta.
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by mmapag » Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:46 am

Mick the Ramirez Man wrote:I'm playing 4 pieces for my family tomorrow at a Labor Day family get together, so I practiced these 4; "Lagrima", "Spanish Romance", Bach's BWV 999, and Rumores de la Caleta.
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That sounds like huge fun Mick!
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by mikey » Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:02 am

lagrima, adalita, some ornaments to speed up little finger and some tricky bars from a few bach pieces.Some scales to warm up.

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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by bear » Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:32 am

A little Verdi, McCarthy, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Bill Withers, and selections from Bocelli's "Romanza". I didn't count, but maybe 20 pieces.
There are others that I throw in occasionally, Ellington, Waller, Handy, Gershwin, etc..
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Re: What did you practice today?

Post by Jim Thompson » Sun Sep 01, 2013 2:18 am

I did not practice. But in between chores read through my old favorites from Sor opus 35. I found these here on Delcamp some weeks ago and was just so delighted. Some of them are just so lovely. I've always been amazed at how much music Sor could squeeze out of first position.

Last night played virtual duets on Delcamp -- that was a whole lot of fun.

Tomorrow and the next day I won't practice either. Flamly has plans for me.

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