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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Ken Kim » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:13 am

Tom Wimsatt wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:18 pm
I used this recording to help me get past the drab nature of Pavane (I pictured this piece being played in some cold, dark castle somewhere ).

https://

youtu.be/h01MgfrVGvE

It's slow but it provided a musical context for me anyway.
Thank you for looking out for us, Tom. I'll also look into it. :merci:
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Linda Kimbrel » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:18 pm

Ken Kim wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:52 pm
Linda Kimbrel wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:04 am
Hopefully here are my submissions for Lesson 6. (And it’s not even next month yet!). I finally figured out a simpler process for getting these posted.
Congratulation, Linda! You finally caught us. :discussion:
Well played both Sauteuse and Andantino. :bravo:
Same as previous comment on lesson 05.
Try to keep your pace slow. I also get faster and faster along with anxiety attack as the piece goes too long. haha
I tried iphone to record playing. You definitely need A MICROPHONE for it. Result was pretty bad because it sound so light and scratchy.
One more thing, you posted a wrong submission D minor scale instead of Slurs excercise #19.
Great job! :bye:
Thanks for catching my incorrect submission. I’ll get the right one up right away. I really do have an issue with anxiety as I near the end of a piece, I’m not surprised that this shows in my submissions. Some day I’ll have enough confidence to stay relaxed all the way through a piece. I hope.

I assume the iPhone mikes you talk about are actual physical instruments, not simply a “mike app” I can download to replicate a microphone? (Someone needs to develop an app like that!)
Thanks again
Linda

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Ken Kim » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:26 pm

Linda Kimbrel wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:18 pm
I assume the iPhone mikes you talk about are actual physical instruments, not simply a “mike app” I can download to replicate a microphone? (Someone needs to develop an app like that!)
Thanks again
Linda
Yes, I meant a physical mic not an app. I never had a chance to play Yamaha NTX700C. I just found out Its bracing patterns are similar to J.Ramirez. It might be warm and sweet also like Ramirez with better mic.
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Ken Kim » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:32 pm

Hi, all.
Pavane, last puzzle piece of 6th lesson. I was a bit confused to play this before Tom's suggestion. It is also a choral music. Any comments are welcome.
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Linda Kimbrel » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:42 pm

Tom Wimsatt wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:18 pm
Linda Kimbrel wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:49 pm

For the record, “Pavane” to my mind must be the dreariest, dullest piece we have been assigned to date. It holds zero appeal for me, and I generally discipline myself to at least play through everything we are tasked with.

Linda Kimbrel
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Hi Linda,

I used this recording to help me get past the drab nature of Pavane (I pictured this piece being played in some cold, dark castle somewhere ).

https://

youtu.be/h01MgfrVGvE

It's slow but it provided a musical context for me anyway.
Tom: you pictured a dark castle. I imagined a somber, overlong religious service. In Latin. In a dimly lit, chilly, musty venue. Pretty dreary either vision. Thank you for the link. I wasn’t inspired by it, but I did give thought to why I’m here and what I hope to gain. Ken’s opinion is that each score and exercise for a lesson has an intent, a specific reason why it is included, and I agree. Each one is another brick in the wall (or foundation), so to speak. I’m trying to build a solid foundation of music theory and technique, and it won’t be as broad and sturdy as it could be if I just grab the bricks I like and leave the rest on the shelves.

I am going to give Pavane a try. I figure the bricks I’m tempted to ignore are the ones I need the most - being self-taught, I tended to learn what I liked and wanted to play. Key of C, simple arrangements, uncomplicated meters. Anything beyond that took more time and effort simply to decipher than I had available . I was trying to read without knowing the alphabet past “E”. Missing bricks.

Thanks for the encouragement. I include Robert in my gratitude, for reminding me that nobody always likes everything, but you do it anyway, because. In my case, because I need every brick I can get my hands if I want a decent foundation. :) :merci:

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Tom Wimsatt » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm

Ken Kim wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:32 pm
Hi, all.
Pavane, last puzzle piece of 6th lesson. I was a bit confused to play this before Tom's suggestion. It is also a choral music. Any comments are welcome.
Hi Ken, Nice job! That was a tough one for me to play without hitting wrong notes. You nailed it for sure, and by the way, that's a great a sounding guitar. :bravo:
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Ken Kim » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:08 pm

Tom Wimsatt wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm
Hi Ken, Nice job! That was a tough one for me to play without hitting wrong notes. You nailed it for sure, and by the way, that's a great a sounding guitar. :bravo:
Thank you, Tom. It is still tough one to get rid of horrible squeak from 4th string instead of 3rd, which I used to shift LH fast. Your Pavane was butter smooth with precise shifting without squeak. :merci: :bye:
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Mike Cook » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:12 pm

Thanks Ken. I didn’t realize I had options for mikes for iPhone. That’s good information. And practicing is not a problem for me, there’s never a day I don’t want to play. I should spend more time on scales and that’s sort of thing though, instead of just playing music because I like to playing. ☺️
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The Shure MV88 is an excellent stereo mic specifically for the iPhone.It does a good job recording guitar. I started with this mic on my iPhone, but switched to a Rode Video mic when I bought a digital camera.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Mike Cook » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:15 pm

Recorded Sauteuse last night. I had to do several takes. Don't know why, but its harder for me when a camera is pointed at you!

Sauteuse


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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Ken Kim » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:37 pm

Mike Cook wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:15 pm
Recorded Sauteuse last night. I had to do several takes. Don't know why, but its harder for me when a camera is pointed at you!
Sauteuse
Mike
Beautifully done, Mike. Anxiety, lol. It is stuck with us.
I don't have much to say since you played well with your interpretation.
Keep it in mind that you need to be able to play in-tempo first before interpretation added. It would be much beneficial to add better interpretation. Andantino didn't have the reference of speed, but Sauteuse has Quarter note=116, which is quite fast. :bravo:
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Mike Cook » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:17 am

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Beautifully done, Mike. Anxiety, lol. It is stuck with us.
I don't have much to say since you played well with your interpretation.
Keep it in mind that you need to be able to play in-tempo first before interpretation added. It would be much beneficial to add better interpretation. Andantino didn't have the reference of speed, but Sauteuse has Quarter note=116, which is quite fast. :bravo:
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Thanks Ken. I know some of these are intended to be played at a faster tempo, but I’m struggling to just keep up with the lessons. I would love to stay home and play all day.

I’ll start using the metronome!
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Linda Kimbrel » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:36 pm

Robert Goodwin wrote:
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Nevertheless, I would like to share what little insights I have gained if they might be useful or encouraging for those in earlier classes.

Best regards all,
Bob G.
Bob, our little class would welcome any insights you can offer. I personally am not confident enough with my own grasp of fundamentals to be much help to the others. I feel like I don’t know enough to know if my observations and suggestions are helpful or relevant or even correct. Stop by anytime, keep us out of mischief.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Mike Cook » Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:10 am

Slurs on the R2!
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Ken Kim » Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:05 pm

Mike Cook wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:10 am
Slurs on the R2!
How sweet Ramirez you have! :okok:
Congratulations to get it back. :D :bye:
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Linda Kimbrel » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:19 pm

Mike Cook wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:12 pm
Thanks Ken. I didn’t realize I had options for mikes for iPhone. That’s good information. And practicing is not a problem for me, there’s never a day I don’t want to play. I should spend more time on scales and that’s sort of thing though, instead of just playing music because I like to playing. ☺️
The Shure MV88 is an excellent stereo mic specifically for the iPhone.It does a good job recording guitar. I started with this mic on my iPhone, but switched to a Rode Video mic when I bought a digital camera.

Mike
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Mike, I am snatching myself bald headed on this issue. The problem I’m facing is that my iPhone XS doesn’t have a headphone jack for the mike to plug in to. I thought a jack-to-Lightning converter cable would solve this, but it doesn’t. Phone doesn’t recognize there’s a mic attached. Online forums say now that I need a trs-to-doomerflatchy and then a TRS-to-TTRS converter and THEN the jack-to-Lightning cable. I see a couple of pricey mikes that do have a lightning connector by design now, but I’ve got sunk costs in this Comica I’m going to try to make work. By the time I buy 3 or 4 more adapters, the direct-to-Lightning mike is going to look cheap by comparison. :roll:
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