D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Madeleine Pashkofsky » Mon May 18, 2015 12:01 am

Hello Zafar,
Good, clean notes throughout and good left and right hand technique. Posture is good as well..

I think you are holding the last note(s) in each measure for too long of a duration. Since the piece is 3/4 time, you should count "1 and 2 and 3 and" for each measure. Try with your metronome, or silently to yourself as you play. This is what I try to do. :D

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Zafar Haq » Mon May 18, 2015 12:58 am

Hi, Madeleine Pashkofsky
Thanks for your positive comment.
Yes, the last half note terminated little longer under my left hand try to mute all strings at the end.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Jose Ramon Martinez » Mon May 18, 2015 12:59 am

Hello classmates:
Here are my submissions for lesson 09.
Your comments are greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

[media]https://youtu.be/shmzRd5o9jI[/media]
[media]https://youtu.be/k3R5QndTcKs[/media]
[media]https://youtu.be/DCF0672ME1I[/media]

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Zafar Haq » Mon May 18, 2015 11:12 am

Hi, Jose Ramon Martinez,
Welcome,Well done.
Tempo,rhythm, melody very good in all your home assignment videos.I enjoyed it listening to your videos.Video audio quality good, posture good.For lighting, My suggestion is by providing a front light source to illuminate your guitar,if possible.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Jose Ramon Martinez » Mon May 18, 2015 1:11 pm

Zafar Haq wrote:Hi, Jose Ramon Martinez,
Welcome,Well done.
Tempo,rhythm, melody very good in all your home assignment videos.I enjoyed it listening to your videos.Video audio quality good, posture good.For lighting, My suggestion is by providing a front light source to illuminate your guitar,if possible.
Hello Zafar:
Thank you for your comments, you're right, since a window is located behind me during the recording, the image gets a little bit dark, so I'll follow your recommendation and place a front light.

I was watching your recordings yesterday and from my point of view your posture and technique are very good and have improved a lot. However, I coincide with Madeleine about the metronome. Before I post a recording, I practice using a metronome to keep the tempo during the whole piece and once I dominate the piece in a slow tempo, I increase it gradually. It does not matter if we play a piece slowly, I think it's more important to keep the same tempo during the piece than executing it with high speed.

Regards!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Zafar Haq » Mon May 18, 2015 2:07 pm

Hi, Classmates,
What I am posting here is for myself.
During my Level D01 study assignments, I observe the following for myself.
1. I constantly watch my left hand while playing instead of watching music sheet.I'll focus myself to practice improve my left hand independence and guide my fingers to reach string and fret freely with out looking myself.
2.I need to practice, improve my 1/8th notes 1/16 th notes playability.
3.Metronome use to improve tempo.
4.Arrange a mechanical device to hold guitar firm and at best angle required for classical posture.
5.Warm up exercises to build strength and stretch speed smoothness,tone etc.
I just read this article and post it here for other students.You can watch many youtube videos provided by same teacher.
http://www.classicalguitarshed.com/warmup/

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Madeleine Pashkofsky » Mon May 18, 2015 2:54 pm

I do the opposite for #1. I always look at the score while I play and rarely look at my hands, unless it is to make a correction.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Bert Stendahl » Mon May 18, 2015 5:06 pm

It looks like three murder muffins on the run, but I don't know it can be domestic ones catching some sun too.
Madeleine Pashkofsky wrote:But why oh why are they laying in a field? :?:
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Madeleine Pashkofsky » Mon May 18, 2015 6:12 pm

Bert Stendahl wrote:It looks like three murder muffins on the run, but I don't know it can be domestic ones catching some sun too.
Madeleine Pashkofsky wrote:But why oh why are they laying in a field? :?:

That is funny! :lol: :lol:

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Tue May 19, 2015 8:33 am

Bert Stendahl wrote:It looks like three murder muffins on the run, but I don't know it can be domestic ones catching some sun too.
Looks like they caught a little too much sun, need a little sunscreen!

Do I detect a little 'end of term approaching' relief creeping in?

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Tue May 19, 2015 1:06 pm

Jose Ramon Martinez wrote:Hello classmates:
Here are my submissions for lesson 09.
Your comments are greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
This and you post for 08 are very good, you seem to be catching up fast.
Good clear tone.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Bert Stendahl » Wed May 20, 2015 3:58 pm

Muffins are always funny, actually, among other things.
Madeleine Pashkofsky wrote:
Bert Stendahl wrote:It looks like three murder muffins on the run, but I don't know it can be domestic ones catching some sun too.
Madeleine Pashkofsky wrote:But why oh why are they laying in a field? :?:

That is funny! :lol: :lol:
Never Mind the Bollocks

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Bert Stendahl » Wed May 20, 2015 3:59 pm

A muffin a day keeps the doctor away.
Colin Bullock wrote:
Bert Stendahl wrote:It looks like three murder muffins on the run, but I don't know it can be domestic ones catching some sun too.
Looks like they caught a little too much sun, need a little sunscreen!

Do I detect a little 'end of term approaching' relief creeping in?
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Madeleine Pashkofsky » Wed May 20, 2015 10:30 pm

Very artistic those!

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 09

Post by Colin Bullock » Thu May 21, 2015 5:07 am

Bert Stendahl wrote:A muffin a day keeps the doctor away.
Colin Bullock wrote: Do I detect a little 'end of term approaching' relief creeping in?
Very good, must remember that, my granddaughter has a pink Uke so I could do one in pink for her birthday.

However, looking at that pic it is confirmed, end of term blues are approaching.
Back to practicing the pieces!

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