D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

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Madeleine Pashkofsky

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Madeleine Pashkofsky » Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:51 pm

Jeremy,
Excellent all, and very impressive. :D The only one which sounded rushed to me was "Opus 60." It really sounded fine however. The only thing I would add regarding "Opus 60" is perhaps opening up some space/air between the notes. By that I mean varying the damping and/or staccato durations and adding in some legato to the mix. :bravo:

Jeremy Gillard wrote:Good Morning Everyone!

I hope that everyone has been enjoying this month's lesson as much as I have been! I decided to record some of the other material that was asked of in this lesson to try and elicit some feedback. Not everything here is perfect by any stretch of the imagination, or up to tempo. But, I figured it might stir some discussion about how to improve. Does the audio quality sound ok? Am I on tempo? Does it sound musical? Any comments from anyone would be greatly appreciated.

Delcamp Bref No.2
https://app.box.com/s/th052mj32bqp9n88k1l9gcd0fbumgseo
Savez vous planter des choux
https://app.box.com/s/yfaluhksbstetaj7x30wgm628ryfumey
No Le Daba El Sol
https://app.box.com/s/cwwo6r0xn5qztyfohur748tz9xw4mhne
Ah Mon Beau Chateau
https://app.box.com/s/z4kppxdstxhpqfyjhoudzy7uhtzbzivo
Lecon II Opus 60
https://app.box.com/s/i2s17yz0ammel0wktnmu2f4woy7igr3n

I think one major thing I need to work on is playing things slower until I play without mistakes. Once I've committed a piece to memory, I think I try and play it too quick without full attention. This leads to my not thinking about what I need to play and relying too much on muscle memory. And since that muscle memory has not been trained without mistakes, mistakes creep in too much.
I know what I need to play, but my fingers are not being driven accurately by the mind. This is going to be something I concentrate on very hard in the next lesson, and continuing to work on this one until the next is posted.

Thanks Everyone! I appreciate it.

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Jeremy Gillard
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Jeremy Gillard » Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:14 pm

The only one which sounded rushed to me was "Opus 60." It really sounded fine however.
If I have some time, I will have to re-record this one. I've been practising it, and I know I can play it a lot more smoothly now. :)
I appreciate the comments. I'm looking forward to Lesson 08. I believe it is posted starting Wednesday. I've smoothed out most everything in this lesson so it will be good for some fresh material to work through.
It's the player, not the guitar...
But, the guitar helps!!!

Rajesh Dhungel
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Rajesh Dhungel » Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:34 am

Hello everyone :discussion: I finally managed out to record the videos for the lesson. I think these are my final recordings. Please :casque: :merci: :bye:


D01 07 Quand J'etias chez mon pere

[media]https://youtu.be/WbARoZ9eY4[/media]


D01 07 Improvisation using only four notes (D G A B)

[media]https://youtu.be/vraq-22YVGI[/media]

D01 07 O bella Ciao

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


Thank you all!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Rajesh Dhungel » Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:39 am

Little problem, sorry!

D01 07 Quand J'etias chez mon prer

[media]https://youtu.be/-WbARoZ9eY4[/media]

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Zafar Haq
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:09 pm

Hi, Rajesh Dhungel,
Well done.
All are played with tempo,Rhythm,Melody.Very good video quality.Audio quality comfortable to hear with hiss. Lighting o.k.Left hand not visible.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:15 pm

Hi, Jeremy Gillard,
Thanks,
Good work for playing and recording additional music sheet pieces.
I listen all of the pieces. As usual, all have tempo, Rhythm,melody,smoothness.Very clear notes.

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Haris Karachristianidis
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Haris Karachristianidis » Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:47 pm

Rajesh, both pieces are very well played! Nice tempo, guitar sound and dampings.

:bravo:

Madeleine, thank you for comment!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Chu Bun » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:02 pm

Jeremy Gillard wrote:... I'm looking forward to Lesson 08...
I think the professor read your post and had the lesson for this month out early!

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Jeremy Gillard
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Jeremy Gillard » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:38 pm

HAHA! Time to get started!
It's the player, not the guitar...
But, the guitar helps!!!

zhihao-wang

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by zhihao-wang » Sun Apr 12, 2015 8:39 am

Hi all
Here are two recordings for my homework. The improvisation will come up soon.

Quand j'étais chez mon père
[media]https://youtu.be/3CLglBXg3as[/media]

O bella ciao

[media]https://youtu.be/71r8nCDEQgc[/media]

Colin Bullock
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Sat May 09, 2015 7:00 am

First takes on these for lesson 7

Improvise using only four notes (D - G - A - B) for 20 seconds.
[media]https://youtu.be/EnB_7eqIPi8[/media]

Quand j'étais chez mon père
[media]https://youtu.be/Iu9hD8JPPFU[/media]

O bella ciao
[media]https://youtu.be/RrEjGjqUyB8[/media]

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Jose Ramon Martinez » Wed May 20, 2015 2:28 am

Colin Bullock wrote:First takes on these for lesson 7
Hello Collin:
I suppose that, as me, you started late in the D01 course. I did not get too much comments from other students because they were already focused in a different lesson.
Watching your videos, I see proper posture, but tip of left thumb is showing a little behind the neck, when it should be placed right in the middle of the neck (imagine that you want to place it behind the third string) with little adjustment. I make the same mistake due several years of playing electric guitar, but it really makes it easier to change left hand positions and have a better reach on the fret board.

Your tempo is in general good, you just need to practice the pieces a little bit more to have a more fluent execution.

Regards!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Wed May 20, 2015 7:52 am

Jose Ramon Martinez wrote: I suppose that, as me, you started late in the D01 course.
Yes, then other issues kept me away for a while, so I rushed to catch up.
Thanks for the comments.
Thumb is an interesting one as it feels right, but as you say it does poke over the top, I'll do some mirror practice.
Now the rush to get the pieces in for exam is over, I might go back and select a few pieces for fluency practice.

Agnel Joseph Noojibalthila

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Agnel Joseph Noojibalthila » Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:44 pm

I'm super late.
I kinda drifted. :oops:
I lack a lot of discipline.
I'm getting back on track.
Criticism is welcome.
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Ben Baker

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Ben Baker » Wed Sep 09, 2015 12:20 am

Hi all,

Belated, yet complete!

Thanks

Quand j'etais chez mon pere
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mt2bi7Ot7U

20 sec improv DGAB
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMzeHOzAgBc

O Bella Ciao
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmvn77liRJI

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