D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by FrankORegan » Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:21 pm

Thanks Ryan

Sorted out the playability issue with John Montes's superb assistance. Great to hear your thoughts.
Ryan Bassette wrote:Frank,

Unfortunately all 4 videos are unplayable; this 'may' be as simple as not having set them to public (I did this once and wondered for a week why I had no comments).

I'm in a similar boat with starting late (I'm just finishing up D01 Lesson 03) and doing so as a stay-at-home Dad with a 3 year old...have to squeeze in practice late at night and/or nap time and, unlike with the electric, I can't wear headphones with this guitar (well technically I could, but this would be understandably foolish), so I can empathize with the circumstances definitely.

Look forward to seeing your videos,

Ryan
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by John Montes » Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:38 am

Minh Man Nguyen wrote:Hi everyone! :D
Hi Minh, are you wanting to participate in the online lessons?

Typically, prospective students post their requests to become a student and meet the minimum qualifications before posting videos or commentary in the lesson forums :-)

Can you review the conditions for registering and let us know how you have publicized the lessons?
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Minh-Man Nguyen » Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:47 am

Hi John, I've already read the conditions for registering. And i have done before that.
Is there any problem?
Please help me!
Thank John!
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Binh NguyenKhac » Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:52 am

Nice work Minh, good posture, rhythm and relaxed hands. You may try to tap your big toe instead of the whole foot. If you tap the whole foot, your foot will be tired soon and the foot tapping sound is not pleasant and distract your audience.

Keep it up!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by John Montes » Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:57 am

Minh Man Nguyen wrote:
Can you let us know how or where you have publicized the lessons, as part of the conditions?
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Minh-Man Nguyen » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:19 am

I posted the poster on twitter and I used real name to register on the forum. :D
Here: http://2.pik.vn/2017a9ae3b44-dded-4a1e- ... 7cad0b.png

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Minh-Man Nguyen » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:26 am

Binh NguyenKhac wrote:Nice work Minh, good posture, rhythm and relaxed hands. You may try to tap your big toe instead of the whole foot. If you tap the whole foot, your foot will be tired soon and the foot tapping sound is not pleasant and distract your audience.

Keep it up!
Thanks for your comment! :D

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by John Montes » Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:34 pm

Nice work Minh,
If you can record and submit 'Au clair de la lune' you will have all 3 of the required submissions for this lesson.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:03 am

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:
Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) : CORDES A VIDE - OPEN STRING (page 6)
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Anonyme : Il est minuit


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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Minh-Man Nguyen » Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:52 am

Hello everyone!
1/ PAGE 10 ANONYME AU CLAIRDE LALUNE on line 1, bar 3 why play the third string, fret 4 instead of playing the second string.
2/ PAGE 10 ANONYME IL EST MINUIT in line 2 has 2 places with hyphens.
3/ I know the asterisk is off the front note, but I do not see anyone teaching this technique. Is that the style of the professor Delcamp?
4/ Where can I learn these symbols on this web? Please suggest me a book to find out about it!
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Phil Lewis » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:12 pm

Hi Minh,
My thoughts - may be wrong...

1. There is a difference in tonality between an open and a stopped string. It's common to play a stopped rather than open string. Also, it's good practice for the fingers :)

2. I'm not sure about the hyphens? It may be emphasising to let the first note play its full length, and to not stop it ringing by preparing the right hand finger on the string too soon?

3. I think this is something the professor is teaching from very early. One of the issues with the kind of note sequence shown, is that sometimes the G can be left ringing when the F# is played, making this a half note instead of a quarter. So it's kind of the opposite of point 2 where the note was cut short - here it can be left too long. Not many teachers bring this up so soon, and often kind of rely on the ability to mute strings to magically emerge.

4. I think the hyphens and asterisk are the professors own embellishments for the purpose of teaching. I'm not sure you'll find them in a book?

Hope that helps.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by John Montes » Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:37 am

Hi Minh,

Q1 - Phil touched on it a bit. The 4 note phrase of quarter notes can be much easier to accomplish without needing to do anything extra in terms of string muting/damping by using the suggested fingering of playing the B with a string depress versus an open string. One could play it as you mention using the B open-string, the only trade off consideration is that the note length could linger if not muted when the next note in the sequence needs to be played.

Its not impossible to pull off and an experienced player can do it.

Q2 - The hyphens are not explained in the D01 workbook, but if you access the D02 workbook, p4 the explanation is " the fingers of the left hand are not lifted but remain in place on the fingerboard"

Q3 - The Damper symbol is explained in the D01 workbook p4 "Damp the preceding note", The Dampening symbol in measure 7 (m7) of Au Claire De La Lune indicates to dampen the predeeding G note before playing the F# note

Q4 - see answers to Q3 and Q4 :-)
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Minh-Man Nguyen » Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:53 pm

Thank you Phil and John very much!
So I play note G on string 2 or string 3 if I have not been suggested.
For instance ANONYME LONDON'S BURNING (page 12).
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Phil Lewis » Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:50 pm

Threw me there for a minute! The notes you have highlighted ar B, not G!

Personally, the last two notes I would play open second string to match the previous B's in this bar, and because it's losing.

Only my thoughts...
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