Introduction

kystratman
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Introduction

Postby kystratman » Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:21 pm

Greetings all! I am a guitar player picking up my classical after about a 10 year hiatus during which I played very little. My background previously was in Blues/rock/jazz but am mostly self taught. I tool classical lessons using the NOAD book so that is where I am jumping back in. My right and left hand strength and dexterity are still pretty good but I have gaping holes in my ability to read music and understanding of theory. I just re-learned Lagrima from my old notes but intend to go back through NOAD to fill in some gaps. Any suggestions for new pieces or music are greatly appreciated!

Matt

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Re: Introduction

Postby GeoffB » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:09 pm

Hello Matt,

Welcome to the forum! Please have a look at this page for some useful information to get you started, including links to the rules and helpfiles. You now have access to all members' scores and recordings. After your second message has been approved, you will have access to the first 3 levels of the Delcamp score collections. After you have posted 20 messages, you can apply for the 020 group, which will give you access to the remaining levels. Just ask if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you around!

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Re: Introduction

Postby goingeasy » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:47 am

I had 3 great guitar teachers and the bottom line on reading music is easy. If you want to try to be good at it you must do it nearly everyday. Doing it every day is not going to guarantee that you will ever be great at it but it will most likely improve dramatically. I'm sure the Noad book states something to this effect somewhere. I recently witness to friends playing simple to intermediate duets guitar pieces and they were having so much fun that they got through the whole book of 10-12 pieces. They only did each piece once or twice and then moved on. That was somewhat inspiring to me. Good luck


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