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D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Tue May 01, 2018 7:19 am

Hello everyone,
Please start by downloading the latest version of volume D04.
If you are new to the course, please read this message to familiarize yourself with the conditions for participating in the lessons. You should also read the first message in lesson 1, where you will find advice on how to make the most of your study time and on the methods of practising that I recommend.



Today, we're going to work on a series of exercises.
- pages 119 Delcamp, Jean-François Gammes n°29 et 30


- pages 122 Delcamp, Jean-François Mordants et Trilles, numéros 36 et 37
http://www.classicalguitardelcamp.com/v ... 18&t=30257




Finally, we'll look at three pieces.

- page 27 Gaspar Sanz: Zarabanda
In this Zarabanda by Gaspar Sanz, the time signature changes constantly, as in the Canario and Guajira rhythms.
In the original tablature (reproduced at the top of page 27) changes in time signature are not indicated.
This Zarabanda in D ends with a half-cadence on the dominant (A).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadence_%2 ... lf_cadence



- page 34 Robert de Visée: Minuet in A major, R. 4.09
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemiola
In this Minuet by Robert de Visée, the length of the measure doubles at the end (bars 14 and 15). So we go from a 3/4 rhythm to a 3/2 rhythm. I've added dotted lines above the bars to indicate this change.
In my video I chose to play the end of this minuet with a rhythm of notes inégales (unequal notes). The use of notes inégales in playing is typical of the Baroque period. http://www.dolmetsch.com/musictheory20.htm#egal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notes_in%C3%A9gales



- pages 58, 59, 60, 61 Anton Diabelli Prélude No.6 Opus 103
This prelude is a great exercise for practising repeated notes and an effective preparation for playing the tremolo. I recommend that you practise the six different fingering patterns that are suggested above the first bar. Be ambitious and persevere on the patterns which you find the most difficult, so that eventually you master them all equally well.



I ask you first to work on all these exercises and tunes for a week and then to upload your recordings of:
- page 27 Gaspar Sanz: Zarabanda


Good luck!

I thank Tuk and Geoff (GeoffB), who have helped in the translation of my lessons into English.

Jean-François

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Exam qualifying submissions:

Gaspar Sanz: Zarabanda
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Zafar Haq » Sat May 05, 2018 10:58 pm

Hi,Classmates,This month music sheet breakdown is here. :)

- page 27 Gaspar Sanz: Zarabanda

1.Time Signature:6/8,3/4 alternative
2.Tempo:160
3.Strokes:Not defined
4.Measures:12
5.Phrases:Not defined
6.Damping:Yes,7
7.Repeats:Yes,m 1 to 4,m 5 to 8,m 9 to 12
8.Special Effects:
9.# symbol:Yes,C#,F#
10.
11.Rest:Yes,quarter note at m 4,10
12. Articulation:No
13.Improvisation:No
14.Slur:
15.Ornament:Yes,m 1,4,7,
"Trill
A rapid alternation between the specified note and the next higher note (according to key signature) within its duration, also called a "shake". When followed by a wavy horizontal line, this symbol indicates an extended, or running, trill. In modern music the trill begins on the main note and ends with the lower auxiliary note then the main note, which requires a triplet immediately before the turn. In music up to the time of Haydn or Mozart the trill begins on the upper auxiliary note and there is no triplet.[11] In percussion notation, a trill is sometimes used to indicate a tremolo (q.v.)".wiki
16.Tie:No
17.sharp/flat/natural:Yes,Sharp at m 8
18.Barre:No
Unable to confidently define the meaning in measure 9 and 10.Measure 10 is a small line connecting the two notes.In measure 9 seventh fret string 2.If someone can help me to understand the meaning.Please write it for all readers.Thanks.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Sun May 06, 2018 8:25 am

Hi Zafar
Thanks for your notes on this piece.

In measure (bar) 10 the small line shows that the 3rd finger slides down from D to C. The way it’s written indicates that it is a guide finger and you should not hear it as a glissando or ligado.

In measure 9 there is a barre/cejilla at the 7th fret, the line with the downturn at the end means hold the barre until the end of that line. The B is played on the 1st string but the A and G on the 2nd string.

Hope that helps.
Trust you are keeping well and following the pieces here. Is your playing making progress?

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Zafar Haq » Sun May 06, 2018 1:27 pm

Colin,
Thanks for interpreting the meaning in measure 9 and 10 for myself and readers.
I'm out of practice since D03.
If ever, I join in a class to continue my learning.I will prefer, better to join again at D01 level.Real life occurrences keep me away to seriously spend time with my music learning goal.
Thanks to Mr. Delcamp to keep open this valuable resource and you all moderators to provide all assistance to meet students help grow in their learning.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Sat May 19, 2018 5:16 pm

A quick reminder of some points for the exam, not that you folks need reminding:

Make sure your guitar is in tune
Say your name at the beginning of the piece and make sure your face can be seen at that point.
Keep the tempo as even and accurate as you can - allowing for rubato etc
Make sure your notes are correct without hesitations, try not to get buzzes.
From what I have seen in past years you don’t have to play the piece at full speed to pass, but you will lose marks; and playing slow and plodding or hesitantly will fail you.
When you post your piece make sure you include the text advised:
“Hello everyone,
my name is ............... ............,
I have followed Jean-François Delcamp's online lessons on the English-language forum.
I declare that I have posted on the English-language forum the recordings required for 7 of the lessons at the level for which I am submitting my entry today.
Here is my recording, made without any artificial effects or editing, of the required piece for the year-end exam.”

Good luck and skill

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Chu Bun » Sun May 20, 2018 5:05 pm

I may have problems with keeping the tempo even. Maybe we should have a "preview" thread to get suggestions from peers? I vaguely remember reading somewhere this may be against the rules?

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Sun May 20, 2018 9:06 pm

Chu Bun wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 5:05 pm
I may have problems with keeping the tempo even. Maybe we should have a "preview" thread to get suggestions from peers? I vaguely remember reading somewhere this may be against the rules?
It would be against rules to post it in this lesson which is why Dave set a post up on the Spanish forum, however this piece is from lesson 4 so there is nothing to stop us posting our latest version there.
I think this piece has quite a variation of tempo throughout, as played by the prof, so might not be a problem.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Chu Bun » Wed May 23, 2018 5:29 pm

My submission for this month. I have problem doing the trills fast enough so it always flows over to the timing of the next note.


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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Fri May 25, 2018 11:01 am

Chu Bun wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 5:29 pm
My submission for this month. I have problem doing the trills fast enough so it always flows over to the timing of the next note.
Sounds good. I’m sure you will have plenty of time to practice the trills after the exam :lol:

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:13 am

Big thanks to you guys for making this a really great year, lots of feedback and ideas, but particularly for inspiring me with your exceptionally skilled playing.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by DaveMoutrie » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:59 pm

Colin Bullock wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:13 am
Big thanks to you guys for making this a really great year, lots of feedback and ideas, but particularly for inspiring me with your exceptionally skilled playing.
Thank you Colin,

Your help and assistance both as a colleague and a moderator has been very much valued and appreciated.

we still have a few submissions for lessons 8 and 9, with lesson 10 still to come. But I guess these are optional. Then I guess it is time to ramp things up a gear when we all go on to do D05 in September. :wink:
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:12 am

Yes, when you have 7 the others are optional. With summer hols coming on I might not have time to post, but I will try them.
You’re right next yesr will be another step up. I will follow the lessons but might not have time to do the exam.
See you there anyway
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by DaveMoutrie » Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:27 am

The exam results have now been announced - Congratulations Chu, Andrei and Colin and of course a big thank you to the examiners who gave up their time to listen to us play.

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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by DaveMoutrie » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:16 am

Chu Bun wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 5:29 pm
My submission for this month. I have problem doing the trills fast enough so it always flows over to the timing of the next note.
Nice trills Chu - I'm still trying to get these up to speed. This piece is also a little tricky at the end.
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Re: D04 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by DaveMoutrie » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:18 am

Has anyone else had a go at the Diabelli Prélude yet? Seems like an excellent exercise for improving right hand technique!
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