Hello from San Diego

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Hello from San Diego

Post by bkindig » Tue May 19, 2015 9:57 pm

My original account seems to have gone away....I did post an intro, but just lurking since then...So re-introduction

Hello forum, my name is Brad
When I started playing guitar in 1976, my teacher started me on Solo Guitar Playing by Frederick Noad. I made it to Allegretto on page 89 before Rock and Roll intervened.

In 2005, after short stints with Bluegrass and Jazz, I decided to pursue Classical Guitar concluding, if done properly, it sounded good all by itself. I worked my way through that Noad book, getting to El Testamen De N'Amelia a mere 30 years after setting out.

Today, I am on the last few pieces of Parkening Volume II and resolve to get myself a teacher one of these days (I haven't had a proper one since Noad page 89.)

My goals are to record my favorite pieces for my own amusement and to prove I can play them somewhat musically and without mistakes given unlimited takes.

Apart from not having a teacher, my other sin is attempting pieces that are way to difficult for me to play well. I do enjoy the challenge, as I assume do most who love this instrument. I was glad to find this site and what appear to be kindred souls at all levels of ability.

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Re: Hello from San Diego

Post by Erik Zurcher » Tue May 19, 2015 10:06 pm

Hello Brad and welcome back to Delcamp forum! Feel free to join discussions or start a new topic. Enjoy yourself and see you around!

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"While you try to master classical guitar, prepare for a slave's life: the guitar will forever be your master and you its slave".

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Re: Hello from San Diego

Post by Moje » Wed May 20, 2015 1:49 am

Hey bkindig, welcome aboard! Yeah, learning pieces beyond the current ability is a common sin, but there are many, many great scores available for download here (free) and teachers who will help out. Cheers.
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