What are you learning at the moment?

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Evocacion
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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Evocacion » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:01 pm

Smudger5150 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:50 pm
Evocacion wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:42 pm
El Negrito, by Antonio Lauro.
A beautiful piece, and quite a workout for the left hand!
I'm working on this piece too. I kind of learned it playing from sheet music a few years ago but never managed to play it without errors. So I'm trying Larry McDonald's segment practise on it.
I'm in almost the same position - a couple of years ago I used to be able to struggle through it, but never without errors, and probably with zero musicality. Then it got neglected for a while, and now I'm relearning it, not with Larry McDonald's method but by playing very slowly, with the metronome set to 50. I may put it a bit lower, because I'm finding that the barre in bar 29 is still major problem.

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by zupfgeiger » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:09 am

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by ddray » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:21 am

larryguitar wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:32 pm
Bach’s Invention #4 From David Nadal’s book of classical guitar duets.

Plus, I’m writing up an arrangement in StaffPad that was given to me of Henry Purcell’s Music for a While, in A minor. I have trouble reading handwritten music.

The singer requested F minor or G minor but I have enough trouble in A minor, LOL. I think the singer is not aware that music is not transposed as easily on the guitar as it is on the piano. Anyway, I talked her into trying it in A minor. The original is in C minor, too high for her voice.
Speaking of which, today I came across one of the nicest videos I've seen on YT in a while. I could listen to this all day:
[media]https://youtu.be/emZNKPrRXKI [/media]

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Burmaboy » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:35 pm

Currently, I am learning to play La Paloma by S. Yradier (arranged by Francisco Tarrega)


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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Archibal » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:03 pm

:chitarrista: Going for Fransisco Tarrega – Tango. Seem like an easy piece and I like easy ”stuff” and it sound sweet. So I will have it a go. At the same time I will continue to try get the speed up in Bach - BWV 1001 Presto. Happy playing year to you all //A

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Alexey Korobko » Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:45 am

Learning Prelude 1 (Villa Lobos) and practicing Prelude 4 and Lagrima.

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Ali Spinone » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:15 pm

Milonga for three from Gary Ryan's Play Piazzolla and shortly I think I will start on Tarrega's Adelita.

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by rayian » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:05 am

Working on Sor's op 35 #13 plus some flamenco falsettas

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Pajarillo » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:07 am

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by mike.janel » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:31 am

Still on BWV 1001.
Working on bars 52-54.
It is like stitching a quilt. Each piece of fabric requires soacial attantion.
What was I thinking starting on this one...
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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Pajarillo » Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:04 pm

"Memorias de Nazareth" by Edmar Fenicio!

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by flohVienna » Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:55 pm

Probably still to difficult for me after a very long break from the guitar (demanding pull offs and ornaments). Sonata in D major by Mateo Albeniz (actually the transcription to E major by Emilio Pujol) Would be grateful on pointers about how to tackle it best.

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by mikey445 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:35 pm

Bach Sleepers Awake and Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing at the request of 2 daughters getting married...

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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by Jorge Oliveira » Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:39 pm

Fernando Sor, Opus 60, No. 20, as part of the Project “Let’s learn Sor’s Opus 60 together, shall we?”.
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Re: What are you learning at the moment?

Post by martadella » Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:10 pm

Lots of easy pieces, trying to accept the sad fact of not being able to progress much with my damaged hands. But I can make those easy pieces sound beautiful, can't I? Also going slowly through Ukulele Aerobics :)

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