Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major - 10string guitar

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Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major - 10string guitar

Postby soltirefa » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:01 pm

I listened to Kidneycutter's rendition of this piece and thought I'd post this mp3 I made several years ago on my 10-string. This is transposed from F down a half-step to E.

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Re: Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major 10-string

Postby Tomzooki » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:39 pm

Lovely!!! :bravo:
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Postby soltirefa » Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:05 pm

Thanks, Tomzooki ... a fellow multi-stringer. :D

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Re: Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major 10-string

Postby George Crocket » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:14 pm

I have only 5 fingers and struggle to cope with 6 strings, so I don't know how you manage 10! But hearing the contrast between those rich deep basses and the delicate trebles I can understand the why. It really is a joy to listen to.

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Postby soltirefa » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:40 pm

Thanks, George. The first six strings are the same, it's just the extra four you need to get used to ... and it's the right hand that is hardest to adapt.

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Re: Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major 10-string

Postby Alain Cloutier » Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:02 pm

Beautiful playing!

I'm currently practising that piece and I plan to upload the whole sonata before Christmas.I hope it will be that good....

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Postby soltirefa » Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:28 pm

qajaqpuv wrote:Beautiful playing!

I'm currently practising that piece and I plan to upload the whole sonata before Christmas.I hope it will be that good....

Alain


Thanks very much! I'm sure your playing of this suite will be great on that Dresden. That is the best tool for the job when it comes to Weiss. This particular prelude fit very well on ten strings though in E major. I also learned the Allemande, a very beautiful piece. Looking forward to your recordings!

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Postby Alain Cloutier » Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:57 pm

Have you ever tried to install an eleventh string on your guitar and tune it in d minor?

That's what I did to try the baroque tabs and I got hooked right away!

If you're interested I'll send you pictures of the device I built. It actually worked pretty well.

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Re: Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major 10-string

Postby soltirefa » Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:57 pm

qajaqpuv wrote:Have you ever tried to install an eleventh string on your guitar and tune it in d minor?

That's what I did to try the baroque tabs and I got hooked right away!

If you're interested I'll send you pictures of the device I built. It actually worked pretty well.


I would like to see pictures of that, for sure. I have thought of doing that to my 10-string but never did. I would be sorely tempted if I knew it wouldn't hurt my guitar.

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Postby Alain Cloutier » Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:20 pm

If you think you can use it like it is or just study it I can send it to you. I don't use it anymore.

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Postby soltirefa » Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:52 pm

Wow, very nice device. I think yours looks better than the one that inspired you. I'm going to save these pictures. Let me think about your offer to send me yours. That's very generous. Thanks for your help. Looks very promising, indeed.

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Re: Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major 10-string

Postby lucy » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:15 pm

:bravo: Lovely playing!
I love the deep and rich sound of those bass strings. :casque: They add a whole new dimension to it.

Thanks for posting.
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Re: Weiss, S. L. - Prelude in F major 10-string

Postby Erik Zurcher » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:58 pm

Lovely playing, Glen! I enjoyed every second of your recording. :bravo: :merci: :bye:
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Postby soltirefa » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:53 pm

Thanks very much Lucy and Erik. I appreciate it.


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