D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Salvatore Lovinello » Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:08 pm

Cao,

Every guitar has intonation problems. It's probably not the strings. I've read that intonation is always a compromise that some luthiers struggle with and others embrace. I don't have perfect pitch so I'm not bothered by the intonation being a little off. The intonation was "off" on my old Yamaha CG1##, on my Ramirez R2 and my Greg Brandt when tested with a digital tuner. If you do change out the strings for another brand let us know if you feel that the intonation improves.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Cao Nguyen » Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:52 pm

Sal,

Yes the guitar can't be "in tune" perfectly. A little deviation is acceptable. My guitar is a fine luthier-made one. I didn't have intonation problems with my old D'Addario set. When the open strings are tuned to pitch, going up the fretboard some notes are also in tune while others can be off by 1-2 to a maximum of 5 cents.

There is one test whether the strings are defective. If you play the natural harmonic or the note at 12th fret, they must sound the same. My G string harmonic is normal, while the fretted note is sharp by 14 cents.

Probably I would try the Hannabach Goldin just once and come back to D'Addario or another brand. Even if the Goldin strings aren't defective, they are quite expensive.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Steven Galvin » Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:11 pm

Thanks Cao - I was totally using wrong hand!!!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Cao Nguyen » Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:56 am

Jonathan Lamb wrote: Incidentally, regarding the buzzing in my playing, I am analysing this and your hunch was, at least partially, correct... so I'm consciously trying to press the fingers much closer to, even on, the frets. However, there is also buzzing coming from the guitar when I play open A.
Hey Jon, today I accidentally put your Good Morning To All recording that I had downloaded into my audio editor. I found that the buzzing actually comes from sound clipping, the upper part of the sound waves of certain notes are severely cut!!! It seems you amplified the audio too much. Your playing is actually very fine!!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Warley Lima » Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:47 pm

Good evening everyone. Attached to the lesson three files. Hugs to all.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Charles Ramcharan » Sun Dec 06, 2015 10:50 pm

Hello All,

Good Job All!! I enjoyed listening to you recordings. My videos for Lesson 03.

[media]https://youtu.be/aTz9vGFQ3Yw[/media]
Good Morning to All

[media]https://youtu.be/EFajrjkF9lg[/media]
Leccion 5a

[media]https://youtu.be/V0JZSbgh1_k[/media]
Lo Nous Marchons Sur Un Erroit Chemin

[media]https://youtu.be/ucLdLjtEt3g[/media]
Si Si RE

Thanks and on to Lesson 4

Lê Vĩnh Hà

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Lê Vĩnh Hà » Thu Dec 10, 2015 2:14 pm

Here is my submission. Thank you. :merci:

Good-morning to all
[media]https://youtu.be/85bsZcGMPgY[/media]
Leccion 5a
[media]https://youtu.be/mkAkF3-S--Y[/media]
Lo, nous marchons sur un etroit chemin
[media]https://youtu.be/ke9Xm0_u4T4[/media]
Si si re
[media]https://youtu.be/IVtN7u4-N8w[/media]

Cao Nguyen

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Cao Nguyen » Sat Dec 12, 2015 7:55 pm

Hi classmates,

Here is my last video for this lesson:

Leccion 5a
[media]https://youtu.be/rTHIXUQi2HA[/media]

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Colin Bullock » Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:47 pm

Cao Nguyen wrote:Hi classmates,

Here is my last video for this lesson:

Leccion 5a
Excellent, very smooth and polished, good tone.
Lê Vĩnh Hà wrote:Here is my submission. Thank you. :merci:
Good effort, very clear. You might find that you need to keep your LH finger tips more vertical as you go forward.
Charles Ramcharan wrote:Hello All,

Good Job All!! I enjoyed listening to you recordings. My videos for Lesson 03.
Good start, smoothness will come with practice, you do right to keep going through the hesitations.
Just watch the timing of the first 2 notes of Good Morning, it's easy to put a lilt into them rather than an even spacing.
Warley Lima wrote:Good evening everyone. Attached to the lesson three files. Hugs to all.
Not much to say, sounds good even timing, played at a good speed. Tone sounds a little heavy at the moment but it will become smoother as you progress.

Jamie Esliger

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Jamie Esliger » Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:18 pm

Charles Ramcharan wrote:Hello All,

Good Job All!! I enjoyed listening to you recordings. My videos for Lesson 03.
Charles... sounds good. I'm just a rank beginner at classical but I would advise you to read up on and work on your fretting hand position. Your thumb is over the top of the fretboard instead of behind it. I often do the same due to years of steel string and electric guitar playing. I'm working to keep my positioning correct now.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Angela Zhao » Tue Dec 29, 2015 11:20 am

Hi, Classmates,
Here is my study assignment:
Jean-François Delcamp : SI SI RE
Anonyme : Good-morning to all
Dionisio Aguado : Leccion 5a
sur le pont d'avignon

Anonyme : Lo, nous marchons sur un étroit chemin


[media]https://youtu.be/O6nMozhrKnw[/media]

[media]https://youtu.be/hOu5jxHav6k[/media]

[media]https://youtu.be/BgYeyej1KsI[/media]

[media]https://youtu.be/am_5IpgsYBo[/media]

[media]https://youtu.be/nDYjvVSFp9c[/media]

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by John Montes » Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:56 am

Hi Angela,

Very nice work on the submitted pieces.

Watch for the half-note durations at the beginning of Si Si Re, and the D notes in measure 4, these were played as B notes in the recording.

There are some easy to fix rhythmic and note choice errors in measures 5 & 6.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Angela Zhao » Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:50 am

John Montes wrote:Hi Angela,

Very nice work on the submitted pieces.

Watch for the half-note durations at the beginning of Si Si Re, and the D notes in measure 4, these were played as B notes in the recording.

There are some easy to fix rhythmic and note choice errors in measures 5 & 6.

Thank you ! Moderator

There are some mistakes in the recordings, I'll redo it.
:merci:

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Angela Zhao » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:59 pm

[media]https://youtu.be/AIhUy-iz-Qs[/media]

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by John Montes » Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:31 am

Nicely done Angela :bravo:
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