Mertz, J. K. - Romanze (Guitar School)

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Mertz, J. K. - Romanze (Guitar School)

Post by tateharmann » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:47 pm

An excerpt from last night's practice - the Romanze from Mertz' method. Gut strings - no nails.
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Post by andrebraci » Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:33 pm

beautiful tone from your guitar my friend!! and very well played
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Post by tateharmann » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:29 pm

Thank you :)
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Post by David Norton » Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:25 am

Very nicely played, great tone. Single take, or multiple with edits?
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Post by tateharmann » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:10 am

Thanks David! I often do multiples with edits but this one is a single take from a practice session ;)
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Post by John Jay » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:18 pm

Great job! Nice full tone (very impressive without nails). Loved the leisurely, relaxed tempo.

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Post by sxedio » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:28 pm

Well done, nice sound and playing. I'm a bit confused about whether Mertz should go in the classical or the romantic forum. The romantic forum says:
Audio and video recordings of romantic and modern music (1850-1940, e.g. Albéniz, Barrios, Coste, Mertz, Llobet).
But most of his life and work is from before 1850!
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Post by tateharmann » Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:40 pm

sxedio wrote:
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:28 pm
Well done, nice sound and playing. I'm a bit confused about whether Mertz should go in the classical or the romantic forum. The romantic forum says:
Audio and video recordings of romantic and modern music (1850-1940, e.g. Albéniz, Barrios, Coste, Mertz, Llobet).
But most of his life and work is from before 1850!
Thank you! Yea, I've always been a bit confused by that too. A couple other composers show up in both classical and romantic period areas: Coste and Cano. I think chronologically and stylistically, Mertz should be in the posted classical period area. But he's technically an overlapping composer so I guess either is fine?
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Post by tateharmann » Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:40 pm

John Jay wrote:
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:18 pm
Great job! Nice full tone (very impressive without nails). Loved the leisurely, relaxed tempo.
Thanks John, I appreciate your comments.
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