Richard, I think your RH position is very good and relaxed. It may be tiny bend upward according to what I have heard from some guitar teachers. but you are creating nice tones with smooth plucking. I also noticed in your Domajor scale practice your RH was adjusted a little to accomodate pma plucking. Probably the angle and postion you showed on Domajor is the ideal position of RH, I suspect. I like your scales in terms of flowness of each notes and both RH and LH positions.RichardJ wrote:What do people think of my right hand position? Comparing the scales to the pieces.
I hope this is the same for most of us! Without that I'd be submitting a video lasting about 30 minutes and saying, take a look at the version that starts just after 23 minutes in....RichardJ wrote: There are still some false starts that are not posted
Probably the angle and postion you showed on Domajor is the ideal position of RH, I suspect.
This is what I think the right hand knuckles should be more in line with the strings. I didn't notice the difference until I reviewed the video. I will review this and see what difference it makes.If it is better to have the knuckles parallel to the strings then perhaps it's slightly 'better' in the scales and you can see more of an angle in the wrist, but I think it's quite tiring to maintain that angle.
I notice now the thumb peeking over the neck just a tad. With all the concentration on right hand damping I think my left is getting a little sloppy.left hand needs more arch or curve in it to move the palm a little further from the neck,
The Allegreto is your best, very smooth with great tone.Nice job!
I don't consciously make the downward runs more staccato they just come out that way. I am trying to damp the bass during the downward runs as indicated by the rest and I think this makes them stand out a bit.If I could suggest one area is that.... you sounded nice and flowing for arpeggiated areas in Andante Affettuoso, but in the areas of 4 stepping-down notes (like E-D-C-B) I feel less smooth: sounded staccato, rather than legato.
Maybe that is your own interpretation of the piece...... I do not know.
Yes, I have noticed my right hand is little too far away from the sound hole. Perhaps, it is one of my "not-so-good" habits. I will work on plucking closer the sound hole. My whole body seems twisted a little, too.RichardJ wrote:I would try to get a "normal" position a little more over the soundhole to give a greater contrast between the echo parts.
I particularily like the little face appearing over your right shoulder in your scale