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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Andrei Puhach » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:33 am

Chu Bun wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:40 am
Andrei,

In the Mazurka opus 19 piece, measure 34 and 42, there seems to be a wrong note. The chord sounds odd.
Good catch, eagle eye/ear!!! 2 wrong notes, but sounds kind of ok (creates some tension as well), so I did not even notice it :) Thanks for pointing out.
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:44 pm

Andrei Puhach wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:52 am
As I understand the Ornament assignment is NOT about improvisation. The most frequently used ornament of the period is the trill. So, adding some trills to Españoleta should be good enough.
It’s a lot of trills!
I tried this the other day and had same difficulty as you, quite difficult to fit the trills in.
I think you’ve made a good attempt, it sounds very authentic.
Beautiful tone by the way.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Andrei Puhach » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:04 pm

Colin Bullock wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:44 pm
Andrei Puhach wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:52 am
As I understand the Ornament assignment is NOT about improvisation. The most frequently used ornament of the period is the trill. So, adding some trills to Españoleta should be good enough.
It’s a lot of trills!
I tried this the other day and had same difficulty as you, quite difficult to fit the trills in.
I think you’ve made a good attempt, it sounds very authentic.
Beautiful tone by the way.
Thank you, Colin :)
Even though the duration of a trill is shorter than a quarter note it is still very tempting to keep the note ringing longer than necessary, thus breaking the rhythm....
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:14 am

Can I check that everyone has seen Exam Discussion posted by John on Thursday viewtopic.php?f=41&t=119448#p1271875

Your exam starts 28 May, so leave at least a week before, ideally more, so that your submission can be registered if you haven't yet completed 7.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by DaveMoutrie » Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:47 pm

Here is my version of the Carcassi watz - too rushed and too full of errors, but time is running short. Hope to have time to re record a better version.


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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:21 pm

DaveMoutrie wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:47 pm
Here is my version of the Carcassi watz - too rushed and too full of errors, but time is running short. Hope to have time to re record a better version.
Even so it sounds good, far better than I've managed.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by DaveMoutrie » Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:22 pm

Here is my version of the Españoleta by Gaspar Sanz - I've tried to add some ornaments, but perhaps not as many as in some of the examples.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:27 pm

My submissions, rough sightreading with no retakes

Valse


Mazurka

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by DaveMoutrie » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:53 am

Colin Bullock wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:27 pm
My submissions, rough sightreading with no retakes

Valse


Mazurka
Well done - it always takes me many many takes, I have to memorize to get it to sound reasonably fluent and I'm usually still not satisfied.

Valse

Pretty good considering its just one take and you have the difficult pull offs at the start of the B Section pretty much nailed. Just a few mistakes here and there and I think you missed some repeats.

Mazurka

You have just about mastered this one - most of the dampings are there, just a few mistakes and of course it needs speeding up a bit to sound as it should.

You just have the Enspanola to do now, then I guess we have our work cut out to try and catch up with Andrei and Chu in lesson 8!
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:40 am

DaveMoutrie wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:53 am
You just have the Enspanola to do now, then I guess we have our work cut out to try and catch up with Andrei and Chu in lesson 8!
Did try Espanola as on fly improvisation, but it sounded dreadful.
I will listen to Andrei & Chu again and try to work something out.

At least we don’t need to learn exam piece from scratch, but polishing to Andrei, Chu and your standsrd will be hard work

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 07

Post by Colin Bullock » Fri May 04, 2018 5:32 pm

My version of Españoleta with ornaments


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