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Rick Beauregard
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rick Beauregard » Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:23 pm

Haris Karachristianidis wrote:Rick your scale is very good! You play it fluently and you make all these shifts without intrruptions or rhythm slowdowns. Also you have your thumb on E, so right hand is stable and there are no E resonances.

:bravo:

I wonder what kind of string prof Delcamp uses: In Novelette the notes played on G string sound quite vibrant/metallic in contrast to my d'Addario EJ43 that sound more lifeless and duller. Carbon strings maybe?
I didn't notice the thumb plant until I watched the video, nor did I think about it damping resonance. Thanks for pointing that out!

I used to use those D'Addario strings with the composite G string. It has a nice sound. It looks a lot different from the others though. Not sure what he's playing.
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rick Beauregard » Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:39 pm

Here is a very early attempt at Ghiribizzo No 24. I'll post an update later this month. I still don't know it very well but can struggle through it slowly. I'm also experimenting with a different way to record using just my GoPro with no additional mic. I think the sound is almost as good as using the iPod and the external mic, but without the extra post production needed. I have the early low model GoPro that does not accommodate external microphone.


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All this time I thought I was making music; it was making me.
2015 Steve Ganz "Solidarity"
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National Triolian Uke ca.1930
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by CarlWestman » Sun Dec 13, 2015 2:57 am

In Ghiribizzo 24, measures 29 and 31, are we really supposed to have fingers 1 and 2 on the 7th fret, first string, and 9th fret, fourth string? I can make the reach but not easily. I know frets are closer together there than in first position, but so often the second finger gets placed just one fret higher than the first, the third finger just two frets higher, and so forth. It's pretty unusual to skip one, but I guess the use of the 3rd immediately prior requires it. I have to rotate my LH significantly to make the reach.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rick Beauregard » Sun Dec 13, 2015 3:06 am

Ya that's a tough change. I think if you remember that these are 8th notes and you don't need to hold the notes down very long, you can make it easier.
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by CarlWestman » Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:15 am

Ah yes, you can lift off. Good point!

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rick Beauregard » Sat Dec 19, 2015 5:49 am

I found these videos very useful, especially the one on practicing musically.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Haris Karachristianidis » Sun Dec 20, 2015 6:21 am

Thank you for the links Rick, very useful!

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Duang Turongratanachai » Mon Dec 21, 2015 1:09 am

Dear all,
I felt really sorry, I have still not got time to practice. :desole: Very busy with school works during the past two months :(
I will try to keep practicing this coming holiday and will try to post some later.
Listen to the Ghiribizzo 24 and feel that it's very challenge. Hope I could make it!
Duang

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rick Beauregard » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:51 pm

Belated Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrated, and a Happy New Year. I tried to learn Silent Night in time for Christmas, but it just isn't ready this year to share. But here is my Novelette No 3.


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All this time I thought I was making music; it was making me.
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by abel » Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:40 pm

HI RICK
Hello;
That is very good. Well done.
Enjoy!

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rick Beauregard » Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:00 pm

After several frustrating attempts to capture a clean and error free Ghiribizzon No 24, I give up. I'm sticking with the previous version. I know it better but can't play it through error free for the life of me, and I am getting SICK of it!!!

On to lesson 5!!!
All this time I thought I was making music; it was making me.
2015 Steve Ganz "Solidarity"
1980 Dauphin D30
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National Triolian Uke ca.1930
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Duang Turongratanachai » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:51 pm

Happy New Year to you all :D
Here are my submissions for DO4 lesson...


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Do still need more time to practice :oops:
Thank you very much for listening.
Duang :casque:

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rick Beauregard » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:48 am

Very well done Duang! And Happy New Year. :ivresse:

Let me start with Scarborough Faire. You played this very well, technically I would say nearly perfect. One small discrepancy that you repeated is in measures13-14. You seemed to rush the slide from the quarter note A to the G. Take the full measure of the quarter note, and even "milk" it a bit for the slide down to G. Other wise very good with a few flubs. Now work on some dynamics and put a little more feeling into this piece and you have it! I love this piece and will keep playing it often.

I could find no error in Novelette. You played it very well. How do you like this piece?

Your scale was great. Very good tone production. Good alternation of i & m fingers. My only recommendation is to watch your video and look at your left hand position. Especially on scales, practice with your knuckles completely parallel to the finger board, and avoid letting the pinky flare out too far from the neck. This will be helpful later when you try to develop more speed in the scales.

Nice work especially with your limited time to practice. :applauso:
All this time I thought I was making music; it was making me.
2015 Steve Ganz "Solidarity"
1980 Dauphin D30
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National Triolian Uke ca.1930
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Duang Turongratanachai » Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:17 am

Thanks Rick.
Honestly I don't like Novelette at all when I first try playing. But I have tried to memorise the piece bar by bar and it worked. I could play it :D
I like listen to your Ghiribizzo, you are so brave to make a record! :bravo:
I feel that it is hard and unsafe if I could not memorize the song. There is lots of work for this one to me.
:merci:
Duang

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by CarlWestman » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:23 am

New Year's Resolution:

free up more time for CG

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