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Jean-François Delcamp
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D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:45 pm

Hello everyone,
Please start by downloading the latest version of volume D02.
If you are new to the course, please read this message to familiarize yourself with the conditions for participating in the lessons. You should also read the first message in lesson 1, where you will find advice on how to make the most of your study time and on the methods of practising that I recommend.



First we will study some technical exercises from volume D02.
- page 75 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) GAMMES - SCALE - SCALES – ESCALAS
numbers 9, 10 and 12. Be sure to damp the notes properly in the descending passages. To damp the notes in the descending passages: lean the fingers of the left hand against the vibrating strings. Work on controlling the volume by playing crescendo and decrescendo.

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Next we'll work on two pieces by Carulli:
- pages 22-23 Ferdinando CARULLI (1770-1841) ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE consists of three sections of eight bars each, the third section being identical to the first. Thus it has an A-B-A structure, also called ternary form.

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- page 50 Ferdinand CARULLI (1770-1841) VALSE en la majeur
There are numerous repetitions, so vary the tone colour to avoid monotony. To obtain different tone colours, play:
- over the soundhole (the sound volume is at its best here and you get a good balance between the bass and treble notes);
- over the fingerboard (the sound here is softer, closer to the that of a clarinet, and the basses are softened);
- near the bridge (the sound here is more metallic, and becomes close to that of the harpsichord, the basses are strengthened and the trebles weakened).

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I ask you first to work on all these exercises and pieces for one week and then to post your recordings on the forum for:
- page 75 number 10 Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
- pages 22-23 Ferdinando CARULLI (1770-1841) ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
- page 50 Ferdinand CARULLI (1770-1841) VALSE en la majeur



Good luck!


I thank Geoff (GeoffB) who has helped in the translation of my lessons into English.


Jean-François

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Exam qualifying submissions:

Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur

David Florea
Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur

Binh NguyenKhac
Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur

Salvatore Lovinello
Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur

Jenni Gribble
Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur

Dustin McKinney
Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur

Jonathan Lamb
Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur

Rajesh Dhungel
Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
VALSE en la majeur
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by David Florea » Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:22 pm

My submissions of; Scale of E minor , ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE, VALSE en la majeur.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Binh NguyenKhac » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:11 am

Merry Christmas classmates :)
Here's my first submission:
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE

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Thanks for listening

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Colin Bullock » Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:51 pm

David Florea wrote:My submissions of; Scale of E minor , ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE, VALSE en la majeur.
How is the left hand doing? It seems OK in the pieces but would be better if fingers can hover over the strings in the scale exercise. Is that manageable yet?
Binh NguyenKhac wrote:Merry Christmas classmates :)
Here's my first submission:
ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
Sounds good, a little more practice will see it smooth right through.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Salvatore Lovinello » Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:31 pm

Happy Holidays all.
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Jenni Gribble » Thu Dec 29, 2016 3:57 am

Binh, your arpeggios are beautiful. You inspire me to keep practicing.

Here are my submissions, with all of their flubs. I had more trouble with the scale than I expected and need to practice it more--as I do the other two pieces. My right hand just needs to get its act together. I have so much trouble keeping my hand steady. Also, I have very little experience with chords, and that one at the top of page 2, in the box, always gets me. :desole:

Also, after listening to my recording of Valse, I realize that it would be nice if I tried to vary the volume on some of the repeats. I will continue to work on it. I just sort of blast through it.
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Colin Bullock » Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:22 pm

Jenni Gribble wrote:..... I have very little experience with chords, and that one at the top of page 2, in the box, always gets me. :desole:
It's always worth thinking about how you can make a chord change easier. In this case notice that the 2nd finger is on the E, so it is easy to use that as a guide and just drop the 3rd finger one fret above - this has the advantage that it is the first finger down onto the first note you play. Next use this finger as a fixed reference and note that the 1st and 4th fingers move together across the strings, in opposite directions, but keeping the same fret.
If you practice this move very slowly you will find the whole change becomes very smooth and fast.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Dustin McKinney » Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:25 am

My Submissions!

E minor

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Arpeggi Di Tre Note

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Valse en la majeur

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Binh NguyenKhac » Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:50 pm

My two last videos, your feed back is appreciated :)


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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Colin Bullock » Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:32 pm

Binh NguyenKhac wrote:My two last videos, your feed back is appreciated :)
In the Valse, when you move 1st finger from G# to A (bar 3-4) try to make it 2 separate notes rather than a slur/slide
well done

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by spanishguitarmusic » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:44 am

Dustin McKinney wrote:My Submissions!

E minor

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Arpeggi Di Tre Note

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Valse en la majeur

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:merci:
Very nice playing!

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Jonathan Lamb » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:43 pm

Dear classmates and admins,

Here are my exam-qualifying submissions from Leçon 4.
I am sorry it is so late, I have been working on all the pieces in time, but I have been experiencing issues with recording my woerk.

Thank you for your continuing patience, and for your understanding.
Gamme_Sol_Majeur.mp3
Arpegi_di_3.mp3
VALSE.mp3
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Rajesh Dhungel » Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:10 am

Hello! everyone

These are my recordings, please :casque:


D02 04 Jean Francoise Delcamp Scale in Mi mineur


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D02 04 Ferdinand Caruli Arpeggi Di Tre Note


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D02 04 Ferdinand Caruli Valse en la majeur


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:merci: comments are highly appreciated :bye:

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Jenni Gribble » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:43 am

Very nice playing Rajesh :) The only suggestion I have is that you might want to raise the neck of your guitar a bit more. Your wrist seems to be in a somewhat awkward position.

Wonderful playing though. Keep it up :)
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