Dowland, John - Orlando Sleepeth - D04

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Dowland, John - Orlando Sleepeth - D04

Post by lucy » Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:59 pm

Hi All

Have been trying out the Dunlop capo that Attila suggested, so here's a little offering, that I sight-read this evening. I placed the capo on the 2nd fret.

Let me know what you think.

Thanks.
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Re: Dowland, John - Orlando Sleepeth - D04

Post by Tarbaby (1953 - 2016) » Sat Mar 30, 2013 10:26 pm

Very nice, Lucy! :bravo:

Sight reading is difficult enough without adding a capo to the mix, so kudos to you. :D

Alan

ps. I've taken the liberty of editing the Delcamp level into your title. :wink:

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Re: Dowland, John - Orlando Sleepeth - D04

Post by Erik Zurcher » Sat Mar 30, 2013 10:51 pm

Wonderful, Lucy. Lovely tone and clarity. :bravo: :merci: :bye:
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Re: Dowland, John - Orlando Sleepeth - D04

Post by lucy » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:46 pm

Thanks for commenting Alan and Erik. :)

Yes, it was difficult to sight read with a capo on, especially as I hadn't tried that before, or barely used one. That's why I only managed to read successfully, a fairly simple piece.
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Re: Dowland, John - Orlando Sleepeth - D04

Post by Les Backshall » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:38 pm

Hi Lucy - nice sound.
Just a quick, hopefully constructive, comment as requested: the strongly arpeggiated chords starting on the beat automatically lengthen the previous melody note, which tends to break up the pulse. If you were to play just the melody, I'm sure the timing would be different to how it sounds with the accompaniment added.

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Re: Dowland, John - Orlando Sleepeth - D04

Post by lucy » Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:56 pm

Thanks for your comment Les.

I know what you mean. I think it's a case of needing to begin the rolled chords slightly early, so the top note is not late. Remember, I was only sight-reading though. :wink:
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