Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

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Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by tateharmann » Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:24 pm

I recorded this over 2 years ago. I'm uploading now to demonstrate one of the reasons (among many) that I decided to cut my fingernails off and learn the fingertip technique of E. Pujol. The main issue with this recording is the nail on the 'a' (anular) finger. It didn't always sound this bad but for some reason, even after micromesh up to 12,000 grit, it just started to sound so horrible to me. These Aguado studies were among the last that I played with nails :)
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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by spanishguitarmusic » Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:58 pm

This study by Aguado sounded so nice and lovely! I liked it! Thank you for posting the mp3!

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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by crisscross » Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:22 pm

:bravo: Sounds good, even played with nails.

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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by tateharmann » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:22 am

Ha! Thanks :)
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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by MarkL » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:53 am

Would be great if you could post a recording of the same piece played without nails as a direct comparison.

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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by tateharmann » Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:30 pm

I definitely plan on it, at the moment I have this same guitar strung up in gut trebles, though. So the comparison might not be one-to-one.
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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by Christopher Burnham » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:35 am

Very nice! I am glad you shared it!

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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by radioholik » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:02 am

Very nice sound and playing. Thank you for shared it.

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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by tateharmann » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:31 am

Thank you :)
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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by FirminArchambault » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:51 pm

My teacher explained me that the sound of the attack of nail end is not nice on the 3 first strings so you have to build technique change the angle on those strings to avoid the unpleasant noise. I use the same technique in this video. [Vimeo]https://vimeo.com/253952360[/Vimeo] It worked quite well for me (at least to my standards)
Maybe by trying this technique you could prevent some of the problem you encountered in the recording you shared.

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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by tateharmann » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:42 am

Thanks Firmin, yes you achieve a very pleasant sound there, thanks for the tip ;)
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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by wazow » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:12 pm

I enjoyed it nevertheless. I am now trying to take the opposite route, convinced by my son that one can achieve much more with nails. Not convinced yet, but I am growing :) I am never so happy with my sound, and even less with recordings (often I think I use many different sounds when playing, but when I listen to recordings this all comes out dull).

Thanks for posting!

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Re: Aguado, Dionisio - Lesson No. 20

Post by tateharmann » Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:14 pm

wazow wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:12 pm
I enjoyed it nevertheless. I am now trying to take the opposite route, convinced by my son that one can achieve much more with nails. Not convinced yet, but I am growing :) I am never so happy with my sound, and even less with recordings (often I think I use many different sounds when playing, but when I listen to recordings this all comes out dull).

Thanks for posting!
Thanks for listening - I know exactly how you feel about not being happy with recordings haha...I usually feel the same! Nails are good too - I love listening to good nail players :)
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