D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Colin Bullock » Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:41 am

Andrew Goodell wrote:Thought I would post my practicing Tarrega's Preludio Pentatonica also.
Andrew, I think we are only supposed to post the specific lesson pieces here and to post any other pieces in the Student Corner.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Marko Räsänen » Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:28 am

Colin, according to FAQ entry as long as the pieces are part of the lesson even when not required (as is the case with Preludio Pentatonica), they can be posted in the corresponding lesson topic.
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Colin Bullock » Fri Sep 30, 2016 1:02 pm

Marko Räsänen wrote:Colin, according to FAQ entry as long as the pieces are part of the lesson even when not required (as is the case with Preludio Pentatonica), they can be posted in the corresponding lesson topic.
Thanks Marko, missed that subtlety.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Dennis Stewart » Sat Oct 01, 2016 1:12 pm

Hi Andrew. All your recordings sound very good and are of a very high quality. You bring a very high standard to the D04 lessons and rised the bar high up. I especially liked the Tarrega's Preludio Pentatonica and Estudio Ostinato, they are both vell played. Also that one big stretch doesent seem to give you too much trouble.

The only thing i could pick up was on the Bretonneuse. You could try to be a bit tighter with the dampening of the bass notes. Also in the intro the time signature is a bit off.

Keep up the good work!

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Bill Davis » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:00 am

Hello all,

Please find my lessons attached. I will say I had a hard time with both Estudio and Bretonneuse. Thank you for your feedback. -Bill

BUTÉ - APOYANDO - REST STROKE - APOYANDO

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Terminer - Fermare - Damp – Apagar

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Estudio ostinato, en la mayor

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Bretonneuse

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Bill Davis » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:08 am

Angela Zhao wrote:Hi classmates:
This is my assignments

BUTÉ - APOYANDO - REST STROKE - APOYANDO
Terminer - Fermare - Damp – Apagar
Estudio ostinato, en la mayor
Bretonneuse

:merci:
Well done Angela. I had some of the same struggles you had in your lessons.
Thanks, Bill

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Bill Davis » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:20 am

Dennis Stewart wrote:Hi, here are my videos for this lesson. On the Estudio ostinato i found it impossible for me to play the G# in bar 5 and let it ring. Everytime i tried, i experienced pain in my wrist. I am not sure if i am doing something wrong. I hope i will be able to improve on the stretches...
Hi Dennis. Very well done. On estudio I think you didn't completed the repeat, which is found just before the final bar and note. I agree with you. I struggled with Estudio to hold the base notes longer and give it the unique sound required. Also, that g# is next to impossible for me. I feel my fingers are too short, lol. Best luck this semester. I look forward to seeing our progress like last semester. Thanks, Bill

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Bill Davis » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:29 am

Andrew Goodell wrote:Posting my attempt at Estudio Ostinato. I find this one notoriously tough and realize it is going to be a long term endeavor to get any musicality out of it. I can't tell you how many "takes" i had to try to even get this one! Ni modo...
Andrew,

Very well done. Estudio was very difficult for me to get some musicality out of. Yours was well done. I think I noticed in the beginning of Bretonneuse you did not mute in bars 3, 5 and 7. I struggled with muting the other bars 11, 14, 15 and 16. I felt I was 50:50 on getting the mute done without buzzing other strings or muting another one by accident. Thanks, Bill

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Angela Zhao » Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:52 am

Hi Bill
:bravo: The Bretonneuse you palyed very well, it has good rhythm, sound good.
The damp is very important, but I'm not do it well. :oops:

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Dennis Stewart » Tue Oct 04, 2016 3:15 pm

Bill Davis wrote:Hello all,

Please find my lessons attached. I will say I had a hard time with both Estudio and Bretonneuse. Thank you for your feedback. -Bill
Hi Bill, really nice to see you again and thanks for the tips! Your recordings sound good. I had the same problem with the G# in the Estudio Ostinato. Its really hard to keep that stretch for the whole bar. Apart from that, i think yours sound good. Also the Bretonneuse is very well played. You already mentioned that you struggle with the dampening of the bass notes, that was the only thing i could pick up. :bravo:

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Eva Pakaki » Sun Nov 20, 2016 12:17 pm

Hey guys :)

I recently moved to another city, so I missed the first 3 lessons of d04. Now I am starting again playing :)
I will do my best to catch up :)

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Jesús Morote » Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:18 pm

Estudio ostinato, en la mayor, by Francisco Tárrega

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Stéphanie Foret: Bretonneuse

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:06 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:
- page 58 (D01) : Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) BUTÉ - APOYANDO - REST STROKE - APOYANDO
- page 126 (D04) Delcamp, Jean-François Terminer - Fermare - Damp – Apagar
- page 65 Giuliani, Mauro Allegro opus 50 n°13
- page 102 (D04) Foret, Stéphanie Bretonneuse


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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by DaveMoutrie » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:46 am

Thank you Jean Francios for making this wonderful resource available to us for another year.

I would like to take the opportunity to welcome everyone for another year of guitar study and discourse. I look forward once again to hearing everyone play and being able to comment on their playing as well as have people comment on my playing.

Last year's lesson still seems to be on this thread, but that is no bad thing as it is always interesting to see what comments students have made in previous years.
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:24 am

Hi, Classmates,
Music sheet breakdown for this month exam qualifying exercises.

a.page 58 (D01) Exercise #15 : Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) BUTÉ - APOYANDO - REST STROKE - APOYANDO

1.Time Signature: 3/4
2.Tempo:Not defined
3.Strokes: Rest strokes
4.Measures:10
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: Yes,six
7.Repeats: No
8.Special effects:Yes,Dynamic effect, producing "forte","mezzo forte","mezzo piano" sound levels.
10.Lyrics: No
11.Rest:No
12. Articulation.No
13.Improvisation:No
14.Slur:No
15.Ornament:No
16.Tie:No
17.sharp/flat:No

Definitions

"f:Forte
Loud. Used as often as piano to indicate contrast.

mf:Mezzo forte
Moderately loud; softer than forte. If no dynamic appears, mezzo-forte is assumed to be the prevailing dynamic level.

mp:Mezzo piano
Moderately soft; louder than piano." wiki

-page 58 (D01) Exercise #16
1.Time Signature: 3/4
2.Tempo:Not defined
3.Strokes: Rest strokes
4.Measures:15
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: No
7.Repeats: No
8.Special effects:Yes,Dynamic effect, producing "mezzo piano" sound level.
10.Lyrics: No
11.Rest:No
12. Articulation.No
13.Improvisation:No
14.Slur:No
15.Ornament:No
16.Tie:No
17.sharp/flat:Yes

b.page 126 (D04) Delcamp, Jean-François Terminer - Fermare - Damp – Apagar
Exercises #43,44(Repeat),45(Repeat),46

1.Time Signature: 4/4
2.Tempo:Not defined
3.Strokes: Not defined
4.Measures:14
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: Not defined
7.Repeats: Yes
8.Special effects:No
10.Lyrics: No
11.Rest:Yes,half notes in exercises 44 and 45
12. Articulation.No
13.Improvisation:No
14.Slur:No
15.Ornament:No
16.Tie:No
17.sharp/flat:No

page 126 (D04) Delcamp, Jean-François Terminer - Fermare - Damp – Apagar
Exercise #47

1.Time Signature: 4/4
2.Tempo:Not defined
3.Strokes: Not defined
4.Measures:4
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: Yes,fifteen
7.Repeats: No
8.Special effects:No
10.Lyrics: No
11.Rest:Yes,one eigth notes in measure 1,2,3
12. Articulation.No
13.Improvisation:No
14.Slur:No
15.Ornament:No
16.Tie:No
17.sharp/flat:Yes,measures 2,4

c.page 65 Giuliani, Mauro Allegro opus 50 n°13
1.Time Signature: 4/4
2.Tempo:Allegro,fast, quickly, and bright (120–168 bpm)
3.Strokes: Not defined
4.Measures:11
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: Yes,13
7.Repeats:No
8.Special effects:No
10.Lyrics: No
11.Rest:Yes,one sixteen notes in all measures,one quarter notes at measures 1,2,3,5,6,11, half note at M11
12. Articulation.No
13.Improvisation:No
14.Slur:No
15.Ornament:No
16.Tie:No
17.sharp/flat/natural:Yes,M3,4,8,9,10
18.Barre:No

d.page 102 (D04) Foret, Stéphanie Bretonneuse
1.Time Signature: 2/4
2.Tempo:76
3.Strokes: Not defined
4.Measures:40
5.Phrases: Not defined
6.Damping: Yes,19
7.Repeats: Yes,M8 to 14
8.Special effects:No
10.Lyrics: No
11.Rest:Yes,quarter note m16
12. Articulation.Yes,No
13.Improvisation:No
14.Slur:No
15.Ornament:Yes
16.Tie:No
17.sharp/flat/natural:No
18.Barre:No
19.Slide:Yes,m 17,18,21,22

Definition: "Acciaccatura"
The acciaccatura is of very brief duration, as though brushed on the way to the principal note, which receives virtually all of its notated duration. In percussion notation, the acciaccatura symbol denotes the flam rudiment, the miniature note still positioned behind the main note but on the same line or space of the staff. The flam note is usually played just before the natural durational subdivision the main note is played on, with the timing and duration of the main note remaining unchanged. Also known by the English translation of the Italian term, crushed note, and in German as Zusammenschlag (simultaneous stroke).wiki

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