Greetings from a wet London

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Greetings from a wet London

Post by franmouse » Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:23 am

Hello from a rainy London...
I started playing the guitar about 10 months ago, and am now beginning to tackle UK grade 3 pieces. In a previous life, I played the flute to post-grade 8 and the guitar has come as an awful shock in terms of how much more difficult it is! I'm lucky enough to have a superb teacher who manages to combine boundless encouragement with a forensic approach to detail. And I'm part of a classical guitar meet up group, which is brilliant for meeting like-minded beginners. Looking forward to being part of the forum.
Fran

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Re: Greetings from a wet London

Post by Erik Zurcher » Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:51 am

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Re: Greetings from a wet London

Post by edcat7 » Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:59 am

Welcome Fran, that's some progress in 10 months. I also play the dizi (Chinese bamboo flute) but it has taken a back seat and have concentrated on the erhu.

I've noticed that those who are skilled in one instrument, especially those who can read music, can progress a lot faster when they take up another instrument.

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Re: Greetings from a wet London

Post by riemsesy » Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:46 am

greetings from a wet holland
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Re: Greetings from a wet London

Post by Brian99 » Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:09 am

Hi and welcome from a sunny! Hampshire :)

it sounds like you are progressing very well.. so keep up the good work..
cheers
Brian

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Re: Greetings from a wet London

Post by franmouse » Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:39 am

Thanks guys! Especially for your encouraging words!

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Re: Greetings from a wet London

Post by Les Montanjees » Tue Sep 29, 2015 2:26 pm

Welcome from a clear, cold, moonlit Kangaroo Island, where it's nearly midnight. I remember wet London. And dark, slushy winter London and also long-balmy-summer-evening London. Great city to live in for a few years. And for my sins I support Arsenal.

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