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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Esteban Crespi » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:11 am

Thank you Rick, you are right about m40.
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Post by Stewart Doyle » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:40 pm

Just listened to your Sagreras Angela, :bravo: It was a pleasure to listen to, with some very sensitive, musical playing.
One minor point on the Tarrega, try to bring out the bass notes more, ideally they should sound throughout the whole bar.
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Post by John Montes » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:51 pm

Good observation Stewart on the bass notes, I was listening last night and had trouble hearing them come through as well
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Stewart Doyle » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:17 pm

Angela Zhao wrote:Hi classmate
BWV 1007, on M29-30, why not play open string, the open string notes are all play on the sting?
is that Bach style?
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Hi Angela, I think it's to get consistent semiquavers in those runs. Unless you damped the open strings, which would be tricky and rather pointless, it just wouldn't sound right. It's the first bass note that needs to ring out. That's my analysis anyway....
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Post by Rick Beauregard » Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:49 am

These are by no means ready, but thanks for listening anyway. I intend to continue to work on these till the end of the month, or the end of my life. :guitare:


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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Angela Zhao » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:25 am

HI Rick
It's not easy to paly the two songs, and you play the bass notes on the Tarrega is better than me.
very good!
actually these songs are all need more practice,on BWV 1007 I have also learned it more than one years.
As the exam is coming, wish you have good luck!
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Post by vincent martin » Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:50 pm

Hi Angela, I'm impressed by the pieces you published as usual in a short time frame:
Bach: superb, a bit quick and you should take the time to breathe :D
Tarrega: The is a lack of bass and it might also be a bit quick
Sagregas: I'm jealous of your tremolo, maybe insist a bit more on the basses

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Post by vincent martin » Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:54 pm

Hi Rick
You are definitely working on the interpretation and the sound
Tarrega: the F# on M3 is not cut and you accelerate the tempo on M15 which makes it difficult for M22 onwards. I see that; like me, you don't take the proposed left thumb position in the high notes, I'm not sure if this is an issue; anyway; too late to change for me
Bach: I like how the bass sounds
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Post by vincent martin » Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:56 pm

Esteban,
don't increase the tempo for the prelude, make sure that you start slow to catch the difficult parts, and there are many
keep on working!
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Post by vincent martin » Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:01 pm

and my turn to share the pieces

Bach Prelude BWV 1007

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Sagreras Leccione III n°4

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Tarrega Estudio en mi mayor

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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Rick Beauregard » Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:08 pm

vincent martin wrote:Hi Rick
You are definitely working on the interpretation and the sound
Tarrega: the F# on M3 is not cut and you accelerate the tempo on M15 which makes it difficult for M22 onwards. I see that; like me, you don't take the proposed left thumb position in the high notes, I'm not sure if this is an issue; anyway; too late to change for me
Bach: I like how the bass sounds
Very perceptive and accurate comments Vincent. Thank you for listening and watching so carefully.

Your prelude was sublime! Very well executed and a very nice relaxed tempo, which I prefer. Only near the ending did I detect some issues in getting the notes and rhythm right. This was probably as much a function of "I'm almost finished don't screw this one up" recording anxiety as anything else. To that point I think you were perfect.

Your tremolo study was also nicely executed. A little ritardando at the end would make it nice.

On the Tarrega scale study you had very good alternation of the RH fingers as far as I could tell, one of the principal teaching points of this great study. Well done!
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Angela Zhao » Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:04 am

Hi Vincent
Thank you give me comments.
Your songs are really perfectly. :bravo:
The three songs are all have good tempo ,tones and rhythm.
You are my example. Thank you give us your perfect play.
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Post by vincent martin » Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:59 am

:casque:

Thank you so much for your comments; this is very rewarding

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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Stewart Doyle » Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:13 pm

I'm still hoping to get some recording done before the announcement of the exam piece - that may throw me into a panic! Easter is coming which should help.
Rick, I was surprised at the tempo when you started the Tarrega piece, perhaps Angela's brisk speeds are having a subliminal effect!
My pieces are about the same stage at the moment, but I'm also getting side-tracked (in a good way) by the Sagreras tremolo. I've never played a full tremolo piece before and I'm finding it very hard to coordinate my RH fingers, or indeed my LH fingers. It is clearly testing some aspect of my guitar technique that has never been tested before. Part of the inspiration came from Angela's version, now reinforced by Vincent's excellent Sagreras, not to mention his exemplary Bach and Tarrega pieces. Vincent, I once heard Bach playing in a tab in my browser and wondered if it was a 'professional' version from YouTube. When I looked it was your version! Like Angela, I'd like to get my versions to your standard.
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Stewart Doyle » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:31 pm

Hi everyone

Here are my recordings, hopefully just before the exams announcement. Still lots of work to do, but I've been spending some time on the tremolo study too. In addition to having real problems coordinating my fingers when playing tremolo, I'm also having the strange effect that it just doesn't sound right to me, particularly when playing but also when listening back. Perhaps it's just that I can only play it too slowly. (I've uploaded excerpts at 66 and 72 bpm - hopefully I'll be able to look back on these and scoff!) Any other tremolo novices experiencing this?

Bach BWV 1007

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Tàrrega Study

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'Tremolo' @ 66bpm

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'Tremolo' @ 72bpm

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