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The classical guitar lessons are free. They are aimed at the isolated amateur who does not have access to a teacher. To join the class, apply for registration into the students group.

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Marlene Finch
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Marlene Finch » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:53 pm

Looks like I sent it too quickly.
Specifically, I'm referring to the "4" and "0" over the "b" note.
Thanks!
Marlene

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Rick Beauregard
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Rick Beauregard » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:58 pm

The first b is on the 3rd string 4th fret played with 4. The other is the open b played on the 2nd string. One of the challenges of the guitar is that the same note and pitch can by played in multiple places on the fretboard.
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Marlene Finch
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Marlene Finch » Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:48 am

Thanks so much Rick!
My thinking was clearly stuck in a rut :D

Cheers!
Marlene

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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Colin Bullock » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:26 am

Folks, please see this link viewtopic.php?f=1&p=1257542#p1257542
I will go through older posts, but if you spot any of yours do update them
Thanks
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Salvatore Lovinello
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Salvatore Lovinello » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:58 pm

Is Colin Bullock Okay? I sent him a pm on Monday. I haven't heard from him yet. He is the moderator for D03.

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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Colin Bullock » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:21 pm

Salvatore Lovinello wrote:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:58 pm
Is Colin Bullock Okay? I sent him a pm on Monday. I haven't heard from him yet. He is the moderator for D03.
I’m ok, just had a few problems with wifi.
Will be updating at weekend

Salvatore Lovinello
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Salvatore Lovinello » Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:54 pm

Glad to hear all is good Colin.

Nelson Lee
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Location: Arcata, California USA

Re: Students' Corner

Post by Nelson Lee » Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:11 pm

I have been working on left and right hand techniques so that is why I have been absent. I will start up again next time around. Miss all of you fellow guitar students!

Robert Goodwin
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Robert Goodwin » Tue May 15, 2018 10:05 pm

I have taken (and passed) the exams for D01 through D03). From seeing the preferences of the judges, here are some suggestions for aspiring exam takers to get a positive revue.

!. Most important, make sure your guitar is carefully tuned.

2. Try to avoid background noise such as fans and conversation.

3. For videos, it's always best to dress well and present yourself well.

Once you have qualified through the lessons to take the exam, I suggest you concentrate on the exam piece. Record yourself and listen to your recording a day later with fresh perspective. Work on anything that didn't sound quite right. It's best to clean up any tendency to buzz from touching adjacent strings. Listen repeatedly to Prof. Delcamps' recording so that you are thoroughly familiar with the melody. Try to match his pace but it's better to play at a pace that allows you to play cleanly. Just not too slow. If you simply can't get up to speed, it might be best not to test this year but rather give yourself more time. When it comes to learning classical guitar, there is no quick and easy route.

Best of success to everyone who has stuck to the course and invested your time and effort to reach this point.

Best regards,
Bob G.

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Location: North York, Ontario, Canada

Re: Students' Corner

Post by ode_to_bacchus » Thu May 17, 2018 11:04 pm

Robert Goodwin wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 10:05 pm
I have taken (and passed) the exams for D01 through D03). From seeing the preferences of the judges, here are some suggestions for aspiring exam takers to get a positive revue.

!. Most important, make sure your guitar is carefully tuned.

2. Try to avoid background noise such as fans and conversation.

3. For videos, it's always best to dress well and present yourself well.

Once you have qualified through the lessons to take the exam, I suggest you concentrate on the exam piece. Record yourself and listen to your recording a day later with fresh perspective. Work on anything that didn't sound quite right. It's best to clean up any tendency to buzz from touching adjacent strings. Listen repeatedly to Prof. Delcamps' recording so that you are thoroughly familiar with the melody. Try to match his pace but it's better to play at a pace that allows you to play cleanly. Just not too slow. If you simply can't get up to speed, it might be best not to test this year but rather give yourself more time. When it comes to learning classical guitar, there is no quick and easy route.

Best of success to everyone who has stuck to the course and invested your time and effort to reach this point.

Best regards,
Bob G.
Thank you so much. Very useful advice. Very much appreciated.

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Isabelle Frizac
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Isabelle Frizac » Fri May 18, 2018 9:35 pm

The results of the exams D01 and D06 are online on the Spanish forum!:cornet:


:guitare:
keep hope !
Bastien Burlot 2014" special anniversary" n°1, Pappalardo 1982, Antonio Ruiz Lopez 1974, and other instruments ...;-)

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Isabelle Frizac
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Re: Students' Corner

Post by Isabelle Frizac » Sat May 26, 2018 8:49 pm

The results of the exams D02 and D05 are online on the Spanish forum! :cornet:
keep hope !
Bastien Burlot 2014" special anniversary" n°1, Pappalardo 1982, Antonio Ruiz Lopez 1974, and other instruments ...;-)

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