Greetings from the Lake District on a misty morning!

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Greetings from the Lake District on a misty morning!

Post by BrunoB » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:19 am

Hi, let me introduce myself. I live up in the English lakes. I first started playing the guitar in 1958 after my attempts with the violin caused too much pain for our dog!
I stopped playing the guitar in the late 90's when I started to play the lute and cut all my fingernails down for those instruments..I gravitated to the Baroque lute and still enjoy playing Weiss and Bach and some of the later baroque composers.

I have only recently come back to the guitar, finding that I can play without nails, and I am enjoying it a lot.

I have a Ramirez !a especial which I play with low tension strings at 430Hz. My interests are eclectic but I am enjoying the Brazilian Masters and the Choro! I found my way back in to the guitar with some of Peter Nuttall's compositions and, later, with Francis Kleynjans.
But that is enough about me :)

I hope to meet some others with similar interests, especially those playing without nails.:!:
best wishes

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Re: Greetings from the Lake District on a misty morning!

Post by GeoffB » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:36 am

Hi Bruno,

Welcome to the forum! We do have quite a few people interested in playing without nails, and there have been several discussions about it over the years, which you can find in these search results.

Meanwhile, please have a look at this page for some useful information to get you started, including links to the rules and helpfiles. After your second message has been approved, you will have access to all members' scores and recordings plus the first 3 levels of the Delcamp score collections. After you have posted 20 messages, you can apply for the 020 group, which will give you access to the remaining levels. Just ask if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you around!

Best wishes,
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