D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

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Ben Spurr

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Ben Spurr » Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:58 pm

Barbara, good job.

Halil Akaydin
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Halil Akaydin » Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:05 pm

Exercise No. 20
[media]https://youtu.be/vMfs5emKsDk[/media]
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Barbara DiNenno

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Barbara DiNenno » Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:08 pm

Halil Akaydin wrote:Exercise No. 20
[media]https://youtu.be/vMfs5emKsDk[/media]
Halil,

Your recordings sounded great. You really try to clearly produce each note. sound is good and clear.

Barbara :bye:

Halil Akaydin
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Halil Akaydin » Sat Oct 12, 2013 10:25 am

Thank you, Barbara. I'm not a complete beginner but these lessons are still challenging.

Happy practicing to everyone :)

Theresa S. Sedlock

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Theresa S. Sedlock » Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:35 pm

Hi Everyone,

Let me be the first critic by saying my thumb is too high and i'm working on getting my little finger to tag along with my ring finger and not be such a loner. I welcome any feedback :) :D
Thanks for being there everyone!
Theresa
:discussion:

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Juan Silva

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Juan Silva » Sun Oct 13, 2013 1:30 am

Hey guys, here are my videos for the month.
I notice that I have a bad habit on the right wrist...gotta work on that. I thank you for your feedback ahead of time.

All you brave souls that went earlier in the week, GOOD WORK! :bravo:

I found some of these exercises very challenging....Don't get me started on page 59...no wonder there is a double box at the end of exercise 18 (I did not get past the first measure in that exercise) and 19...time to cry. :cry:

D01 02 pg54 C Major Scale
[media]https://youtu.be/1l9zCt9S2cI[/media]


D01 02 Pg59 Exercise 20
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D01 02 pg12 Ano Une Souris Verte
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D01 02 pg13 Ano J'ai du Bon Tabac
[media]https://youtu.be/tqhN0J4HUf0[/media]

:merci:

Ben Spurr

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Ben Spurr » Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:53 pm

Good work, Theresa. Keep working on your fingers, they will act better eventually.

Ben Spurr

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Ben Spurr » Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:58 pm

Juan, looks like you are moving along nicely. Took me a while before I realized that double rectangle wasn't a mistake, apparently it means that part is twice as hard. I still haven't been able to get it, only a sore forearm to date.

Juan Silva

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Juan Silva » Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:35 pm

Thank you Ben. I guess all we can do is continue practicing. :)

EmmanuelVankerschaver

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by EmmanuelVankerschaver » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:17 pm

Hi Theresa,

I looked a few times at your videos and have to compliment you on accuracy of playing the notes.

That being said, I think you're timing is somewhat off both in "Une Souris Verte" and "J'ai du Bon tabac".
Especially the 3rd phrase of the mouse (souris...) you're playing not only enthusiastically fast, but you're also overlooking the quarter note duration of the first note in measure 8. As I'm working with Casper on this phrase I do notice it's partly a relieve getting through a difficult part and releasing into the better know pieces of the music ;-). We are trying to get his contribution recorded this week and uploaded and you'll probably see him counting semi-loud (that is what he is doing now and I'm not sure whether his gonna skip it for the recording or not...) and I would advice you to do the same (1 and 2 and 1 and...).
It's really annoying and disturbing early on but once you're used to it it'll help to get the correct rhythm in unkown pieces later on...

Hi Juan,

Overall nice and fluent playing. In "J'ai du bon tabac" though, a bit a similar timing issue in the second phrase: the quarter-G-note in measures 9 and 13 could ring out a bit longer...
In "Une Souris Verte" you're overlooking (or misreading) some of the repeat signs in the last phrase. The notes spelled out should be "6xG - A - 6xG - A - 6xG - A - 4xG - A - D - G" whereas you seem to play "6xG - A - 4xG - A - 4xG - A - 4xG - A - D - G"

Ben, Juan,

don't be desperate with the technical exercises, next to coaching Casper through this D01 course, myself I'll try to struggle through D03. The technical exercises of D03-Lesson 2 are identical to the ones you got in D01 ;-))) so there is plenty of time to learn them (and I have to admit I still don't get through some of it...)

Theresa S. Sedlock

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Theresa S. Sedlock » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:31 am

Hi Barbara...good playing with a fast pace :) if you angle your webcam over a bit we will be able to see what your left hand is doing...

Juan Silva

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Juan Silva » Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:51 am

Thank you Emmanuel for taking the time to write some good constructive criticism. I appreciate it greatly. I will continue to revisit the exercises with your input in mind.
Kind regards,
Juan

David Lavallee

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by David Lavallee » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:24 pm

Good work by all!

I would like to echo Emmanuel's comments about counting time; however I am not so coordinated yet.. I can't seem to walk (count time out loud) and chew gum (play) at the same time! :) To help me with this I downloaded a metronome app for my phone. It was very helpful for me with Une Souris Verte and Jai_du_Bon_Tabac. I am working towards being able to play each piece at the pace specified at the beginning of each, but I am struggling with playing Jai_du_Bon_Tabac in 2/4 time at 132 bpm! My recording of it below is with the metronome set for 100 bpm. Maybe I'll reach 132 by the end of the week.

Barbara: exceptional coordination with your right hand! Very accurate!

Juan & Ben: I know what you are saying about those exercises! #18 and 19 especially! Yikes!

Below are my recordings. I am looking for any and all suggestions for improvement. I try hard to keep my left thumb behind the neck and to play the pieces with the correct timing, but I am really struggling with coordination in my right hand. Sometimes it seems like my nail (mostly m or a) gets hung on the string when I pluck it. Any and all suggestions and useful critique is very much appreciated.

C Major Scale
[media]https://youtu.be/b_pWawfyF8E[/media]

Exercise 20
[media]https://youtu.be/4pfdjQj0V3M[/media]

Une Souris Verte
[media]https://youtu.be/DbZESq47Sl4[/media]

Jai du Bon Tabac
[media]https://youtu.be/0r8M_EKJs5M[/media]

Any and all suggestions for improvement are appreciated!

-Dave

Stefan Srećković

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Stefan Srećković » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:32 pm

Hahaha. These made my day, especially Une Souris Verte. Good job on using the metronome, it's a good practice, helps you get your intervals right.

Additionally, your posture seems perfect. Without even playing the video (judging by the image), I thought you're a D05+ player! :cafe:

If anything, you could work on relaxing your RH, it looks slightly tense with your A and pinky finger being somewhat clunked up together.

Theresa S. Sedlock

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Theresa S. Sedlock » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:47 pm

Emmanuel,

Thank you so much for your feed back. I will take a look at my timing and count aloud or maybe use a metronome if i can't get it with just counting. I will use a metronome just to help me get started on counting aloud. I will take a look at my timing, and maybe post new videos, Thanks again! :)

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