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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by John Montes » Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:30 pm

Giuseppe Gasparini wrote:Hi John,very good play :casque: :bravo: , the harmonic (La) measures 42 and 44, fifth fret, harmonic natural :bye:
Hi Giuseppe, thanks for listening and pointing out the A (La) harmonic executed at the 5th fret on the 5th string versus 12th fret of the 5th string. I totally missed that and will adjust.
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Giuseppe Gasparini » Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:59 pm

Hi John, (La) harmonic executed at the 5th fret on the 5th string :D :bravo: :bye:

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Post by John Montes » Sat Jan 23, 2016 6:57 pm

Giuseppe Gasparini wrote:Hi John, (La) harmonic executed at the 5th fret on the 5th string :D :bravo: :bye:
Yes, I miss-typed in the earlier post :-) I corrected the reference to 5th fret 6th string to 5th fret 5th string
I needed more sleep this morning :lol:
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Michele Franceschini » Sun Jan 24, 2016 4:02 am

John, both pieces very nicely executed! Barrios was very fast and the end of the first part is very tricky but you performed it perfectly! 2 suggestions, for Carcassi, sometimes the rhythm of the triplets sounds a bit off, it may be because of tempo stretches you put there for interpretation. Second is that in Barrios you're using a mordent but it's an appoggiatura (2 notes instead of 3).

Congrats for the nice work!

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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by John Montes » Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:13 am

Thanks Michele, you are right on the Barrios mordent, I've adjusted that in my practice. If I upload a second recording you will see the difference.

On the Carcassi, I use rubato on occasion for some expressive color.

On the earlier question you posed about the Barrios/Delcamp fingering in measure 1. I played around with the Delcamp fingering and the initially intuitive fingering that does not have hand shifting. I noticed that when playing at faster tempo's the Delcamp fingering actually worked better for me with a smoother transition from the initial hand positions needed in m1 to the hand and finger positions in m2, and then m3 and so on.

The 2nd part of your question about fingering an E with finger 1 and C with finger 2 is probably with respect to m11. This fingering is a tight fit with the first 3 fingers and requires the left hand to turn slightly in order to get them all together comfortably. That fingering allows you to slide into the chord shape at m12 without string crossing noise and using finger 2 as the slide and guide finger.
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by John Montes » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:06 am

Finally had some time to work on the Sagreras Lesson III No. 11
Lots of fun learning to play this miniature study in harmonics
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Michele Franceschini » Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:59 am

John, beautiful beautiful execution of the Sagreras piece. Kudos!

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Post by Loiseng Kee » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:44 pm

:bravo: John, U got 3 all pieces nailed!!! Ur Barrios's speed was like amazingly fast (Ur thumb harmony was pretty good too, I already give up the thumb harmony training sadly, its just not work for my stiff fingers!!!). N I like the Carcassi"s rubato. Finally, Sagreras was very musical, see U in lesson 6.

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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Satyajit Kadle » Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:46 am

I'm a bit confused about the harmonics in the Barrios. In the Delcamp score, bars 42 and 42 show the harmonic fret as V, but I don't see anyone playing the harmonic on the 5th fret? Was this to be played with the left hand?

In Loiseng's version in bars 43 and 45, it shows to play the 3rd string A and fret at 14 for the harmonic.

Unless I'm missing something really obvious :)

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Post by Marko Räsänen » Tue Feb 02, 2016 12:45 pm

There are several ways to play the harmonic in question (corresponding in pitch to the note of 1st string 5th fret A):

1. 3rd string 2nd fret, 14th fret harmonic node
2. 5th string open, 5th fret harmonic node (left hand finger touching the node)
3. 5th string open, harmonic node a quarter of string length from the saddle (over the soundhole near the right edge of it)
4. 4th string open, harmonic node a third of string length from the saddle (very near the left edge of soundhole where the fretboard ends); this corresponds to the harmonic at the 7th fret, which isn't practical to play here.
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Satyajit Kadle » Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:50 pm

I guess the easiest is 5th string open, 5th fret left hand maybe 4th finger?

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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by John Montes » Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:05 pm

Satyajit Kadle wrote:I guess the easiest is 5th string open, 5th fret left hand maybe 4th finger?
That is the way I'm playing it currently (left hand, 4th finger, fret 5 on string 5), although when i made my recording I was not :-)
I've haven't re-recorded that piece yet, perhaps this next weekend i can post a 2nd version.
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Michele Franceschini » Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:38 pm

I have marked 1/4 string from the bridge with a permanent marker and play it there with the thumb ;) but the temptation of using 4th finger on 5th fret is huge.

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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Satyajit Kadle » Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:04 pm

Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Etude III opus 60
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Re: D05 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by EricKatz » Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:26 pm

Hello fellow students,

Here are my submissions. See you in lesson 6.

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