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D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Tue Mar 31, 2015 4:24 pm

Hello everyone,
Please start by downloading the latest version of volume D02.
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.




First we will study some technical exercises from volume D02.
- page 77 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) GAMMES - SCALE - SCALES – ESCALAS
When changes of position are needed, you will be using the "position shift" technique. The position shift involves moving the left hand along the neck, from position to position, from fret to fret. Position shifts are shown by oblique lines linking two fingering indications given for the same finger.
Concentrate your practice on the passages highlighted in yellow, and do your best to perfect the position shift technique.


- page 80 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
Ascending slurs are produced by striking (hammering down on) the string with a left hand finger. The faster and more decisive this movement is, the more volume is obtained. Practise particularly on the nylon (unwound) strings, as these are the most difficult to get a clear sound from.


- page 82 number 34 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) ARPÈGES - ARPEGGI - ARPEGGIOS – ARPEGIOS


- page 86 6/ Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.






Next we'll work on five pieces :
- page 35 Johann-Philipp KRIEGER (1652-1735) MENUET
- page 37 Henry PURCELL (1659-1695) MENUET Z. 649
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemiola



The Tarentela and the 2 Villanos are played using strums with the index finger. The arrows indicate the direction of the strum. In the strum, several strings are struck in rapid succession, to give the effect of a chord, that is to say of notes played simultaneously.

- page 43 Gaspar SANZ (1640-1710) LA TARENTELA
In bars 1, 2, 4, 5 and 8 the thumb rests on the 6th string. In bars 3, 6 and 7 the thumb rests on the 5th string. It is important not to move the hand while the index finger moves up and down. Resting the thumb on a bass string helps to keep the hand still. It also prevents the accidental sounding of one or more bass strings that are not used in certain chords.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarantella


- page 49 Gaspar SANZ (1640-1710) 2 VILLANOS
2 Villanos: While the index finger is playing the strums, the thumb rests on the 5th string. Except when the chord of A major is being played, where the thumb rests on the 6th string.



I ask you first to work on all these exercises and pieces for one week and then to post your recordings on the forum for:
- page 80 number 25 Jean-François DELCAMP (1956) LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
- page 86 6/ Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.
- page 35 Johann-Philipp KRIEGER (1652-1735) MENUET
- page 43 Gaspar SANZ (1640-1710) LA TARENTELA



Good luck!


I thank Geoff (GeoffB) who has helped in the translation of my lessons into English.


Jean-François

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Exam qualifying submissions:

LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.
KRIEGER MENUET
LA TARENTELA

David Yang
LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.
KRIEGER MENUET
LA TARENTELA

Bill Davis
LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.
KRIEGER MENUET
LA TARENTELA

Archit Junnarkar
LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.
KRIEGER MENUET
LA TARENTELA

Brian Hunker
LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.
KRIEGER MENUET
LA TARENTELA
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Marko Räsänen » Fri Apr 03, 2015 8:07 am

Students of D02, I have started a thread for the information and discussion regarding the end of year exam. If you're planning to participate, please see here.
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by David Yang » Tue Apr 07, 2015 3:35 pm

Thanks Marko, this reminds us of getting prepared for the exam.
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Archit Junnarkar

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Archit Junnarkar » Sun Apr 12, 2015 6:23 pm

:shock: :shock: My reaction when I heard LA TARENTELA

Brian Hunker

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Brian Hunker » Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:35 pm

Haha! I had the same reaction. All these lesson 8 piece sound much more sophisticated than the previous D02 selections!

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Bill Davis » Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:10 am

Dido guys! I am stumped. But, to grow we must push on. No pain, no gain. But I am excited to try LA TARENTELA.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by David Yang » Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:59 am

It's fun to play Tarentela. I'll upload a new one if I can improve a little before Lesson 9 starts.
LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
[media]https://youtu.be/Mep1I5f7fnw[/media]
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'
[media]https://youtu.be/aOtTEKARKUE[/media]
KRIEGER MENUET
[media]https://youtu.be/3z7I1uboOOg[/media]
LA TARENTELA
[media]https://youtu.be/edTGQLbA_iI[/media]
Music begins where language ends.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Bill Davis » Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:49 am

David Yang wrote:It's fun to play Tarentela. I'll upload a new one if I can improve a little before Lesson 9 starts.
LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'
KRIEGER MENUET
LA TARENTELA
David, very good job. I could not get my playing to sound as clear as yours this time. I liked your La Tarentela too.
Bill :bravo:

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Bill Davis » Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:02 am

hello all,
here are my recordings for this lesson. I kind of rushed them because of the final exam timing. I know I have a lot of buzzing and a little less control than normal on these recordings. However, your feedback is welcomed. Thanks, Bill

LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
[media]https://youtu.be/RirsEoJsWJ8[/media]
Improvise using only 6 notes (D E G A B C) for 20'.
[media]https://youtu.be/5I4WzgKTqCo[/media]
KRIEGER MENUET
[media]https://youtu.be/g1lFeHrK_GU[/media]
LA TARENTELA
[media]https://youtu.be/Au49W7xmLwk[/media]

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by David Yang » Mon Apr 27, 2015 11:58 pm

Nice playing, Bill. Just one thing,
Bill Davis wrote: LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
[media]https://youtu.be/RirsEoJsWJ8[/media]
In this piece, I think the third note should be G, not G#
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Bill Davis » Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:02 am

David Yang wrote:Nice playing, Bill. Just one thing,
Bill Davis wrote: LIAISONS - LEGATURE - SLURS - LIGADOS
In this piece, I think the third note should be G, not G#
yep. rushing to finish so I didn't catch it. thanks.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by David Yang » Thu Apr 30, 2015 12:34 am

Bill and Archit, we still need to register by ourselves to the 002 Group at the Spanish forum, so that we can be enrolled to the Students Group for the final exam. Please refer to http://www.guitarraclasicadelcamp.com/v ... 95#p168752. Good luck :casque:
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Bill Davis » Thu Apr 30, 2015 3:42 am

David Yang wrote:Bill and Archit, we still need to register by ourselves to the 002 Group at the Spanish forum, so that we can be enrolled to the Students Group for the final exam. Please refer to http://www.guitarraclasicadelcamp.com/v ... 95#p168752. Good luck :casque:
Thanks David! I have been trying to get in 002 but I haven't gotten any response. Maybe they are tied up grading 001 and 005 exams?

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Archit Junnarkar » Sun May 03, 2015 5:14 pm

Thanks for the reminder David. I have registered. I can now fully focus on the final exam piece though I am wondering how D02 had only 8 lessons :O

These are my submissions for this lesson. Please feel free to post your comments. I have yet to post my comments on Bill and David's pieces. Will post soon. :)

[media]https://youtu.be/dl2zXTTvqPk[/media]
[media]https://youtu.be/fytLcII38Ho[/media]
[media]https://youtu.be/LA37glTwCBY[/media]
[media]https://youtu.be/P-dTdVHwwi0[/media]

Brian Hunker

Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Brian Hunker » Sat May 09, 2015 2:46 pm

Hi Everyone.

Seems I'm falling behind again this month. I've already started on the final. The piece for the final seems like a more mature composition than anything we've been up to in D02. It has like 3 or 4 different feelings (textures?) which seem to call for different techniques. Most of the other stuff so far has seemed like etudes focused on a single technique. It is a really nice challenge so far.

As for everyones videos, they all sound great. Everyone seems to know what they are doing (at least as much as I do). I really like to hear everyones' improvisations. All 3 are very different and they seem to show everyone's unique style. Especially Archit's dramatic finale :casque:. That was great.

I wanted to tell you all about something interesting I've been listening to. It is a podcast called "Classical Guitar Insider". It is basically a collection of hour-long interviews with some of the top people in the classical guitar world: performers, teachers, and composers. Very entertaining and informative. They talk about all kinds of stuff: how they learned to play, how they practice, how they teach beginners, what pieces they like to play, what kind of guitars they use... There are over 50 hours of interviews, and they add a new one about every 2 weeks. Each one I've listened to contains incredibly valuable and highly practical advice. It's free and you can download any of the interviews from iTunes if you're interested.

OK. Now I have to go and try to make my lesson 8 videos. :oops: Looking forward to seeing everyone's final submissions!

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