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D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:35 pm

Hello everyone,
Please start by downloading the latest version of volume D03.
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.



Today, we're going to work on a series of exercises.
- page 93 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) GAMMES - SCALE - SCALES - ESCALAS

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- page 98 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) ARPÈGES - ARPEGGI - ARPEGGIOS - ARPEGIOS

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Improvisation work - D03
These exercises in improvisation are to be done several times a week, for several months.
Vary the volume (mf, pp, ff, p ...), timbres and rhythms. Never play the same thing twice, because it would cease to be improvisation, and would become composition.
1/ improvise on a single note (A) for 20 seconds.

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2/ improvise using only two notes (G - A) for 20 seconds.

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3/ improvise using only three notes (G - A - B) for 20 seconds

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4/ improvise using only four notes (D - G - A - B) for 20 seconds.

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5/ improvise using only 5 notes (D - E - G - A - B) for 20 seconds.

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6/ improvise using only 6 notes (D - E - G - A - B - C) for 20 seconds.

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7/ improvise using only 7 notes ((D - E - F - G - A - B - C) for 20 seconds.

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8/ improvise a melody upon the bass-line of DANSE D'AVILA, D02, page 7, using only these 7 notes (G# A B C# D E F#).

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9/ improvise a melody upon the bass-line of OH! SUSANNA, D02, page 8, using only these 7 notes (G# A B C# D E F#).

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10/ improvise a melody upon the harmonic sequence of "Saltaren", D03, page 30.

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11/ improvise an arpeggio upon the harmonic sequence of "Saltaren", D03, page 30.

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12/ improvise in chords upon the harmonic sequence of "Saltaren", D03, page 30.

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13/ improvise a melody upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias", D03, page 31.

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14/ improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias", D03, page 31.

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15/ improvise in chords upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias", D03, page 31.

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Next, we will be working on 3 pieces.
- page 22 Gaspar SANZ (1640-1710) RUJERO
- page 57 Niccolò PAGANINI (1782-1840) GHIRIBIZZO n°23
- page 82 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) NOVELETTE 001

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I ask you first to work on all these exercises and tunes for a week and then to upload your recordings of:
- page 57 Niccolò PAGANINI (1782-1840) GHIRIBIZZO n°23
- 14/ improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias", D03, page 31.
- I ask every one of the students to take part in at least one of the musical games. If the games proposed seem too difficult for you, it is up to you to suggest new ones, adapted to your level and designed with your own rules.



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:

GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

Ed Butler
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

Bert Stendahl
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

Teodora Despotovic Kosanovic
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

DaveMoutrie
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

Colin Bullock
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

Chu Bun
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

Andrei Puhach
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game

Jose Ramon Martinez
GHIRIBIZZO n°23
improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias"
musical game
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:44 pm

Hi, Classmates,
This month study assignment music sheet breakdown.
- page 57 Niccolò PAGANINI (1782-1840) GHIRIBIZZO n°23
- 14/ improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias", D03, page 31.
- I ask every one of the students to take part in at least one of the musical games.

a. page 57 Niccolò PAGANINI (1782-1840) GHIRIBIZZO n°23
GHIRIBIZZO meaning in (Italian m.) caprice, fancy, humour, whim

1.Time Signature: 2/4
2.Tempo:Not defined
3.Strokes: Not defined
4.Measures: 32
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: Not defined
7.Repeats:Yes,measure 25 to 32,after last measure D.C.Al Fine,Play again measure 1 to measure 16(Fine).
8.Special effects: Not defined
9."#" symbol: Yes, C#,F#,G# and measure 31
10.Natural Symbols:Yes,C,F,G at measure 17 onward
11.Lyrics: No
12.Rest: Yes,quarter note at measures 8,16,24,32
13.Glissando/Slide:Yes,measure 30
14.Grace note:Yes,measure 11,15,
15.Slur:Yes, measures 2,4,6,10,12,14,18,20,22

b.14/ improvise arpeggios upon the harmonic sequence of "Folias", D03, page 31.

1.Time Signature: 3/4
2.Tempo:50
3.Strokes: Not defined
4.Measures: 15
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: 4
7.Repeats:Yes,measure 1 to 15
8.Special effects: Not defined
9."#" symbol: 2,7,9,14
10.Natural Symbols:No
11.Lyrics: No
12.Rest: Yes,quarter note at measures 1
13.Glissando/Slide:No
14.Grace note:No
15.Slur: No
16.Flat:Yes,b flat
17.Barre:Yes,measures 5,12

What is improvisation?
Please visit this author you tube, two part series, explaining the subject with examples.
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c.musical games
Please visit musical games section archive for more information.
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ed Butler » Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:53 pm

What does it mean when it says "harmonic sequence"?

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:15 pm

Ed Butler wrote:What does it mean when it says "harmonic sequence"?
It means following the chord pattern/sequence.

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ed Butler » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:41 pm

When the improvisation is done on, for example, G.A,B,D,E the instructor seems to be doing the notes on higher strings, rather than strings 1,2,3. Is that correct or is it just my eyes not seeing clearly

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Andrei Puhach » Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:47 pm

Ed Butler wrote:When the improvisation is done on, for example, G.A,B,D,E the instructor seems to be doing the notes on higher strings, rather than strings 1,2,3. Is that correct or is it just my eyes not seeing clearly
Same note can be played on different strings and in different positions.
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ed Butler » Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:34 pm

Got it. Thank you

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ed Butler » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:20 pm

Here is my cut at the Lesson 7 exercises.

SANZ FOLIAS - improvising arpeggios


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PAGANINI GHIRIBIZZO - stumbled here and there, especially on last section - much more practice needed


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Post by Andrei Puhach » Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:04 am

Ed Butler wrote:Here is my cut at the Lesson 7 exercises.
Hi Ed, a general comment about your right hand technique. Normally the hand should not move much, in particular it should not move away from strings. Also, fingers should go into your palm rather than out, so that you kind of push the string into the body of the guitar. This will produce more beautiful sound.
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ed Butler » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:59 pm

Andrei - thanks - I will add your comments to my practice starting today.

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ed Butler » Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Andrei - is this sort of what you mean - minus the exaggeration, slowness, missed notes, etc?


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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Bert Stendahl » Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:49 pm

push the string into the body

Do you refer to the rest stroke?
Andrei Puhach wrote: Hi Ed, a general comment about your right hand technique. Normally the hand should not move much, in particular it should not move away from strings. Also, fingers should go into your palm rather than out, so that you kind of push the string into the body of the guitar. This will produce more beautiful sound.
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ed Butler » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:11 pm

Bert - thanks I will keep working on this.

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Andrei Puhach » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:47 pm

Bert Stendahl wrote:push the string into the body

Do you refer to the rest stroke?
Andrei Puhach wrote: Hi Ed, a general comment about your right hand technique. Normally the hand should not move much, in particular it should not move away from strings. Also, fingers should go into your palm rather than out, so that you kind of push the string into the body of the guitar. This will produce more beautiful sound.
Even a free stroke should be as close to that as possible. Please watch "Learning with Legends - William Kanengiser" starting from 3:00, it has a very good explanation and video.
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Andrei Puhach » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:56 pm

Ed Butler wrote:Andrei - is this sort of what you mean - minus the exaggeration, slowness, missed notes, etc?


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Hi Ed, I don't think the sound got any better, sorry. It is still twangy. I guess you might also have the nail shape which does not work well for you.
Here is what I mean saying that fingers should go into the palm:

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Also, please watch "Learning with Legends - William Kanengiser", it has great explanation about how the RH fingers should move, about nails and how to produce good sound.
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