Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

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Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by David McHarg » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:59 am


This is a little recording of a piece called Berceuse from Peter Nuttalls Twelve inventions for solo guitar. A wonderful little piece of music i think that i often use to warm up. His twelve inventions are a really nice little collection of pieces. Thanks to Peter for allowing me to post my recordings. I think a Berceuse is a sort of lullaby so i hope i didn't play this a little too fast.

For those interested this was recorded with the Edirol R09HR + Rohan Lowe guitar. I placed the edirol about 12 inches from the bridge. As far as editing goes i increased the levels/volume and then added a small amount of reverb and thats pretty much it.

Hope you enjoy.
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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Tedi » Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:43 pm

May I be the first to say I like it very much. You play very well. Thank you for the joy in music. :D

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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Vesuvio » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:43 pm

Hi David,

I agree with Tedi—lovely work, thank you for sharing it with us,

All the best, V :D :merci:
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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Bogi82 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:04 pm

very enjoyable and I like your recording , clean and crisp :bravo:

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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Duang Turongratanachai » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:35 pm

Beautiful :bravo:

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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by KeMe » Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:16 pm

Another winner, David.
You certainly know how to pick beautiful pieces and this one is no exception. The clarity and control of your tone is just incredible. If you ever perform a concert in Houston, I want to buy the first ticket.
I really enjoyed your performance here.
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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by David McHarg » Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:45 am

Thank you. Kay thanks for your kind comments. Its good to hear you like the sound/tone i am getting. I remember many years ago taking lessons with Ben verdery in New York and he took me right back to basic right hand technique and how to get a nice rich sound out of the guitar, since then i have moved to a much better guitar and the combination of the two things seems to have helped me a lot. A few years ago i almost stopped playing because i was getting frustrated with trying to play pieces that were far too complex and i have sort of rediscovered the guitar by playing simpler pieces. Anyway glad you like my recording, hopefully i can record some more pieces from Peters collection.


Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by cashiPlayer » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:42 am

This was very nice. Thanks for posting.

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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Vito Simplicio » Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:59 pm

Ahhh very pretty and sweet and no, you didn't play this too fast. I spend so much time moderating that I don't take the time to listen to the recordings. I certainly glad that I'm doing it now.
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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Alan Green » Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:31 pm

Nice. I was tempted to play this at Grade 4. I didn't, but I have played it live since.



Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by tesstonia » Sat Jul 02, 2011 8:23 pm

Sounds great. Just got this given to me by my teacher, to practice higher notes and bars.... It's a really nice piece, and
you play it so nicely too! Thanks for posting this!

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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by tateharmann » Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:25 pm

Very nice indeed! Listen to this and then listen to the fist 20 seconds of the 3rd movement (andantino) of Brouwer's Suite No. 2...freaky! haha
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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Ossi » Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:34 pm

Nice! It is very charming and comforting, as you said a lullaby. I wish I could play this for my children before they go to sleep.

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Re: Nuttall, Peter - Berceuse

Post by Erik Zurcher » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:09 pm

Charming piece, David. I can understand that you play it to warm up. :bravo:
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