D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

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Cy Pawsey

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by Cy Pawsey » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:42 pm

Stewart - many thanks for your comment, damping with the left hand fingers I find very awkward as my hand wants to move immediately to the next note-fingering position and I omit the damping. As damping is so integral to cg I must pay more attention to the written material and overcome this.

Your v2 is very smooth and in tempo.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by GeoffB » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:11 pm

Hi Clp,

I just noticed you are not registered for the lessons. You may have missed lagartija's reply about that here. Could you please request a change of username, to one which includes your real first name, and then you can be registered.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by Stewart Doyle » Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:29 pm

CyP wrote:Stewart - many thanks for your comment, damping with the left hand fingers I find very awkward as my hand wants to move immediately to the next note-fingering position and I omit the damping. As damping is so integral to cg I must pay more attention to the written material and overcome this.

Your v2 is very smooth and in tempo.
Hi clp - Thanks - I too have a problem with damping, I find if I try to use my thumb to damp a string it decides it wants to play it! The point I made about your damping was more to do with the right hand 'im' fingers though. To get the rests between the accompaniment I think you can just rest the right hand fingers on the strings between the notes, but make sure you do this for the last one too. Does that make sense?
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Cy Pawsey

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by Cy Pawsey » Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:22 pm

Stewart - I get what you mean regarding the right hand "im" but it is so different to playing with a pick which is where I am coming from. Also deciding whether to damp with left finger[s], right finger[s], palm of right hand or by abruptly relieving pressure on the fret. Probably I need to concentrate just on this for a month or so. However, at least I am now more aware of the importance of this and your comment is very helpful. Regards Cy

RossStep

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by RossStep » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:19 pm

Here's Lesson 9. I'm a little rusty with my strumming. Is it from the wrist or with the forearm? Also, if anyone has a good tip on preventing buzz notes it would be appreciated.
Ross

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by Richard Judge » Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:55 pm

Hi Ross well played.
I don't use so much elbow in my strumming tending to rotate the wrist more. M. Delcamp recording sounds very soft so I think he may use just the edge of his thumb without too much nail. (This is not written on the score and you interpretation is just as valid.) I think I would have prefered it all in one take ;-)
The Ferrer is well palyed nice and steady.
Are you planning to join D03 when it restarts in September?

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by RossStep » Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:52 pm

Richard,
Thanks for your comments. I knew my strumming didn’t look or sound very good, but I wasn’t sure how to fix it. Lesson 10 has another strumming exercise. I’ll try to make some improvements. Yes, I plan to continue on to D03 in September. Hopefully I can keep up and join in the fun.
Ross

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by GeoffB » Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:23 pm

RossStep wrote:Also, if anyone has a good tip on preventing buzz notes it would be appreciated.
Hi Ross, I don't normally get time to look at the videos here, unfortunately, and I'm not a particular expert either, but your question caught my eye and I noticed you hadn't had any suggestions yet. So I had a quick look and my tip would be to try to get your left-hand fingers just behind the frets. In some cases, noticeable for instance on the lowest note of your C chord, your finger looks to be rather too far away from the fret, and this can lead to buzzing. Incidentally it appears you were playing a chord sequence of Am, C, Dm, E, which wasn't actually the sequence given in the music, though it sounded very nice :wink: . I thought your Ferrer was very nicely played too.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 9

Post by RossStep » Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:18 am

Geoff,
Thanks for the buzz tip. I'm working on it right now. Squaring up my fingers just behind the fret makes a big difference.
Ross

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