D02 Classical guitar lesson 03

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Linda Kimbrel
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Linda Kimbrel » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:47 am

Ken, I'm sorry we haven't given you much in the way of criticisms thus far. I can't speak for the others, but I have had very little to offer you as useful commentary - I am in awe of your playing and don't see how you could improve your sound or techniques. You have made a very wise observation, I think, that at this stage our biggest need is to unlearn old bad habits, and learn new, proper habits in their place. I also think you are correct that a review of D01 would be very helpful to me. I originally learned to play guitar on my own, like learning to read without knowing the alphabet. I should go back and see if I've missed any important musical vowels or consonants! I plan to start on that after the holiday crazy is over.

As Judy said, please continue with your pointy comments. I have great respect for your advice and insight and I will never take offense - I'm here because I want to learn and improve, same as the rest of you.
Linda K

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Ken Kim
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Ken Kim » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:39 pm

Linda Kimbrel wrote: ↑
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:47 am
Ken, I'm sorry we haven't given you much in the way of criticisms thus far. I can't speak for the others, but I have had very little to offer you as useful commentary - I am in awe of your playing and don't see how you could improve your sound or techniques. You have made a very wise observation, I think, that at this stage our biggest need is to unlearn old bad habits, and learn new, proper habits in their place. I also think you are correct that a review of D01 would be very helpful to me. I originally learned to play guitar on my own, like learning to read without knowing the alphabet. I should go back and see if I've missed any important musical vowels or consonants! I plan to start on that after the holiday crazy is over.

As Judy said, please continue with your pointy comments. I have great respect for your advice and insight and I will never take offense - I'm here because I want to learn and improve, same as the rest of you.
Linda K
Hi, Linda.

Oh, wow. I feel very humble from your comments. I mean thank you much for compliment. I really wish someone other than us can help us improve, although self-analysis is the one of strong education tool. I'll keep it up with my observation for your progress.

Don't miss your daily practice and enjoy playing :guitare: :merci: .
Ken

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Linda Kimbrel
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Linda Kimbrel » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:47 pm

I have here a second submissionbof Atoye where I have tried to address the points raised by Ken on damping and stroke and tone. I think the damping is improved but not optimal, and I am employing the rest stroke, even if it appears itherwise in places. On the tone and brittleness, I suspect this is partly an artifact from using an iPhone to record my playing. Not the ideal tool from a sound reproduction standpoint.

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Ken Kim
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 03

Post by Ken Kim » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:48 pm

Linda Kimbrel wrote: ↑
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:47 pm
I have here a second submission of Atoye where I have tried to address the points raised by Ken on damping and stroke and tone. I think the damping is improved but not optimal, and I am employing the rest stroke, even if it appears otherwise in places. On the tone and brittleness, I suspect this is partly an artifact from using an iPhone to record my playing. Not the ideal tool from a sound reproduction standpoint.
I watched your Soleares and this Atoye. You definitely improved and I do like your Soleares. Great Spanish tempo and accent!
I suggest to purchase a mic for your iphone and put your mic or phone around bridge side for better bass sound.

Rode-IXYL-Condenser-Microphone-Cardioid $199 on Amazon would be my first choice for iphone recording setup.
If this is too much, I use Rode VideoMic Me; $48 on Amazon, because my phone is Galaxy S7.

I would prefer IXYL but it is for iphone only. I'm very satisfied with $48 VideoMicMe. Probably, it would be cheapest recording setup to get decent sound and video from Android phone.

Great job! I wish you can come back sooner. :bravo: :bye:
Ken

Sore Fingers & Mind in heaven
🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Robert England Hauser SP/F.Maple
Cordoba C12 SP* Rodriguez CD*Torres SP
Hill New World Player CD 615mm
Ryoji Matsuoka M60 SP '84
La Patrie Presentation CD
Yamaha Silent SLG200NW

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