D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

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Stefan Srećković

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Stefan Srećković » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:17 pm

CarlWestman wrote:So you're saying I look like Brad Pitt?
That wasn't necessarily the implication I was going for :D

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Satyajit Kadle
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Satyajit Kadle » Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:36 pm

E minor scale:
[media]https://youtu.be/bXyPJBpK9d0[/media]

Carulli - Arpeggi di tre note
[media]https://youtu.be/2T2S02J3xZo[/media]

Carulli - Valse
[media]https://youtu.be/4OPv9YJxbyA[/media]

Beatriz Martin

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Beatriz Martin » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:23 pm

Nice Sayatjit but there is too much noise in the audio.

Stefan Srećković

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Stefan Srećković » Sat Dec 21, 2013 7:02 pm

I agree with Bea entirely. You really need to get yourself an external microphone of some sorts! Anything should work out better than what you currently have. If you happen to have an mp3 player capable of recording audio, that in itself is going to be a drastic improvement.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Satyajit Kadle » Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:14 pm

I will have to take a break until i find a solution to this. I was trying to avoid incurring a cost at this juncture but it's inevitable now. You're right, ofcourse... the noise kills everything.

Stefan Srećković

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Stefan Srećković » Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:41 pm

It's not a necessity by any means, but the audio quality that it's putting out is so muddy to the point that it's hard to tell whether you're doing things right or not. :ivresse:
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by CarlWestman » Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:25 pm

Satyajit, I would encourage you to continue on regardless of the recording. One with less static is obviously desired, but stopping your lessons because of the static seems to me to go too far. I would hate for you to miss the opportunity to continue to progress. I think I can offer some limited feedback with what you've got.

On your scale, I could not hear the third note clearly. You may have played it too softly, I'm not sure.

On the arpeggio piece, really good transition from measure 13 to 14.

On the Valse, you played at a nice even paced, and seemingly relaxed, but your RH position did not change. We had been encouraged to vary the tone by moving around our RH to three positions - near the bridge, over the soundhole, and near/on the neck. Although you didn't change your RH position, you did seem to change the force with which you plucked the strings, so you did vary the volume a bit, but you'll get even more by moving that right hand around.

Good luck. Keep with it, but also, if you can, experiment with other microphones/recorders.

best wishes,
carl

Beatriz Martin

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Beatriz Martin » Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:06 am

Satyajit, if you feel you are learning and improving and I feel you are, then you shouldn't stop the lessons. But like Stefan said it is hard for us to provide feedback, for example with the noise it will be hard to tell if you are doing the right dampening. Cheers to Carl who provided you with some feedback.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Satyajit Kadle » Mon Dec 23, 2013 4:27 am

Thanks for your inputs. Yes, need to vary RH positions. I tried it a couple of times, but the result wasn't good. I lost timing. I need to relax the RH a bit more.

I won't discontinue studies.. looking for a solution. I've actually recorded 2 lessons of D03 as well (about 4 pieces), but will re-record.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by abel » Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:52 am

Hello Kadle;
Very good. Go on!
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Laura Staats

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Laura Staats » Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:46 pm

Woohoo! I think I'm caught up now.
[media]https://youtu.be/watch?v=6Fn6WirPFkk[/media]

Stefan Srećković

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Stefan Srećković » Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:08 pm

I'm impressed, well done Laura. What kind of a microphone input do you use?

Laura Staats

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Laura Staats » Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:23 am

Thanks Stefan. I have a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 with two Rode microphones. I usually record my lessons directly into iMovie. I got some good feedback from Marko on another video where I had an imbalance between the left and right, so I changed my microphone placement for this one.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Marko Räsänen » Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:16 am

Well played, Laura! And the new microphone placement works well!
You emphasized the bass melody in arpeggio nicely.
But you really should damp the bass notes in 'Valse'. Two open bass strings ringing together at perfect fourth creates too much dissonance and blurs the harmony.
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 04

Post by Haris Karachristianidis » Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:22 pm

Here are my submissions for the lesson, thank you for the feedback!

Scale of E minor with crescendo and decrescendo
[media]https://youtu.be/AJlskA02z6Q[/media]

ARPEGGI DI TRE NOTE
[media]https://youtu.be/Jkd9wn0nqe8[/media]

VALSE en la majeur
[media]https://youtu.be/E68LHPo9xKY[/media]

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