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Jeremy Gillard
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Jeremy Gillard » Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:20 pm

Try to accommodate your right hand fully into camera frame.
Sorry about that. If I have time I will try and re-do this.
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Stephen Jessup

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Stephen Jessup » Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:04 pm

Hi all. Here is my Malaguena submission, thank you. Sorry for poor audio quality, I hope to get some better recording gear soon! :D


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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Nathanael Benassi » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:07 pm

Stephen and Chu Bun. The right hand exercises are still very challenging for me too. When damping with only one or two fingers while the others play sometimes I feel that I am pushing the damping fingers down into the string much too hard when they only need to rest. I wonder if there is a better way to approach this.

Stephen Jessup

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Stephen Jessup » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:19 pm

Nathanael Benassi wrote: I wonder if there is a better way to approach this.
I know what you mean, but at the end of the day it most probably just goes down to practice and perseverance. It's getting easier with practice slowly but surely

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Jeremy Gillard » Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:39 pm

Stephen Jessup:
I thought your Malaguena was great. Good job. Nice even tempo. You have a very steady left hand. I need to work on that more myself. Not much else to say! :)
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:19 am

Hi, Stephen Jessup,
Well done.
All notes played.Good tempo,rhythm,melody.Sound quality is not bad.Keep it up the practice.I myself is now in a position to record in slow tempo this assignment.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:45 am

Hi, Classmates,
This is my study assignment "Malaguena" video link.
This is my first camera recording.You guys did very well compare to what I offer. I tried,practice and build my ability to play at least two pages of music.It also build some confidence to tackle long pieces of music. It also taught me not to runaway if my playing is not attractive.I have few more days and will try to practice more. :)

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Stephen Jessup » Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:42 am

Thank you Jeremy and Zafar for encouraging comments, much appreciated.

Zafar, well done in your assignment for Malagueña. Played at a slow tempo, but all notes where played clearly, and the piece seemed well memorised. With practice I'm sure you'll be able to play it through faster in no time. Good job. One thing, please check E chord shape you play at the end, as this did not look correct.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:12 pm

Hi, Stephen Jessup,
Thanks for your positive feedback.Regarding your comment for checking my playing last measure,I did check it and could not found what mistake I'm doing. As per music sheet,last measure,"index finger on first fret,G string","middle finger,second fret A string","ring finger,third fret D string" other strings open and strum it all together for longer duration than normal due to "Fermata symbol".
I paused my video at last measure and watch for finger placement,I check Jeremy video for the same reason.You can elaborate more.

Stephen Jessup

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Stephen Jessup » Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:42 pm

Zafar Haq wrote: ,"ring finger,third fret D string"
Hi Zafar, I must correct you here as this being played is an E chord, there is no F (or E#) in an E major chord, which is what the 3rd fret of the D string is; so you need your finger holding down the second fret (E) to play this chord correctly. E major triad = E, G#, B.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Zafar Haq » Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:15 pm

Hi, Stephen Jessup,
You are right.It is an "E" Maj Chord. I watched Mr.Delcamp video clearly showing ring finger on fret 2,D string.I also check Chu Bun video, clearly show the same.I will repost, playing the E major chord.Still music sheet is giving me the information,which I interpreted wrong. Thanks

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by John Hughes » Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:17 pm


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Here are my submissions. Thank you for any feedback.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Chu Bun » Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:36 pm

John,

This computer does not have speakers so I can only comment on the fingering. You may want to check the notes for Ex 40:
... end one or more notes at the exact moment that you start the following note ... (pluck new note and damp previous note simultaneously).
... The sign (x) indicates that the right hand finger is placed on the string ... (keep p on D, i on G, m on B, a on E when they are not plucking).

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by John Hughes » Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:04 am

You are correct, thanks :?

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