Paganini, Niccolò - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

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Paganini, Niccolò - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

Post by tateharmann » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:10 pm

I did this little recording quick to show how the same piece here: viewtopic.php?f=20&t=89278 might sound played a semitone lower on gut strings without fingernails. Guitar is the same - just the strings are different :)
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Re: Paganini - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

Post by FirminArchambault » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:23 am

Nice interpretation with soft sound. Thank you for sharing.
I think the sound is slightly saturated on this recording.
You could try to adjust your recording sound level and microphone position.

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Re: Paganini, Niccolò - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

Post by tateharmann » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:35 pm

Thanks! So you think less input level and maybe a placement further away?
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Re: Paganini, Niccolò - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

Post by Rasputin » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:52 pm

Like it, thanks for posting! Would you say there is much difference in volume between the gut strings and the nylon?

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Re: Paganini, Niccolò - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

Post by tateharmann » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:03 pm

I don't notice much difference in volume - what is different, though, is the timbre. I prefer the gut strings to nylon for playing without fingernails. Maybe I just haven't found a good nylon string for flesh playing yet...but I have tried many. I've got Aquila Perla's lined up to try next when these gut strings wear out. Thanks for listening!
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Re: Paganini, Niccolò - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

Post by Rasputin » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:19 am

Sure, the timbre is great - I was just looking for the catch!

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Re: Paganini, Niccolò - Ghiribizzo No. 12 - Gut and Flesh Approach

Post by tateharmann » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:47 am

I would say the catch is cost and intonation. Others say durability too but maybe I play soft or something because they last forever for me!
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