Try dropping the string tension a little, seems to work a little better for no nails. Seems counter intuitive but you might get a touch more volume.gilles T wrote:Hello,
I'm lucky to have very strong nails and yet I decided to play with the flesh few years ago, when I switched to the lute. I'm very happy to play this way now, mostly baroque and renaissance music. I can figure out that playing without nails would surely be much more difficult for great spanish music. Playing with the flesh allows a great deal of nuances, but you can hardly get any loud volume.
Paul Wegmann wrote:Thank you everybody!
I'd like to know how improve the attack... I'm electric guitarrist, and I have the following routine:
Villa-Lobos etude I
Brouwer's Etude VI
Own etudes I and II (I wrote my self)
Bach prelude Prelude (from Lute Suite No. 2, BWV 997)
I know this is and exclusively acoustic guitar focused forum, I accepted the rules... but I would like to receive some guidelines, etudes or simple pieces (bwv is not simple at all, I develope an alternative fingering, and I'm writing a Paper about it to present in a Guitar Symposium, here in Curitiba, Brazil.)
that could help me on right hand technique. Thank you All!
Paul Wegmann wrote:Hi, I would like to know if somebody try to play without nails, or actually play steel strings without nails. Thanks!
So have a slight rest from Bach and discover a treasure trove of pieces.but I would like to receive some guidelines, etudes or simple pieces (bwv is not simple at all, I developed an alternative fingering,
Paul Wegmann wrote: ....Agility is also a problem, because fingers have a really slow attack, that's make difficult fast passages.
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