Chopin, Frédéric - op.28/07 (arr. Tárrega) - Gut Strings/No Nails

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Re: Chopin, Frédéric - op.28/07 (arr. Tárrega) - Gut Strings/No Nails

Post by tateharmann » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:46 pm

Monteverde wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:37 pm
Lovely playing, Tate!

Best regards,
Jon
Thanks Jon!
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Re: Chopin, Frédéric - op.28/07 (arr. Tárrega) - Gut Strings/No Nails

Post by tateharmann » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:57 pm

RobMacKillop wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:58 pm
Beautiful sound, of course, as you always have, but for the love of all that is good in the world, restore the glissandi!! :-) Tárrega's arrangement is sublime! His distribution of the notes over the fretboard really works beautifully. I ask you, my friend, to reconsider! :-)
All right, sir - here's a clip from my practice session last night playing this piece with the slides. There are two whole recordings of this little piece here: the first one has a soft finish and the second one has a bit more umph in that last chord. The challenge with these slides is to make them right on pitch and to do it soft so as to not make too much fretboard noise but firm so that the actual notes can be heard. And that second-to-the-last slide is actually covering 9 frets so the challenge with that one is to not burn the tip of the LH pinky off (which I nearly did after much pratcice lol).
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Re: Chopin, Frédéric - op.28/07 (arr. Tárrega) - Gut Strings/No Nails

Post by RobMacKillop » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:33 pm

Alleluia!! Sublime, especially the first. :-)

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Re: Chopin, Frédéric - op.28/07 (arr. Tárrega) - Gut Strings/No Nails

Post by tateharmann » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:21 pm

Thanks! So you prefer the first one? I have a couple others too I think I recorded this 4 times last night while experimenting with different possibilities.
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