D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Judy Verbeeten » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:50 pm

MikeTaylor wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:32 pm

If you are particularly interested in the different methods people use to record there is a lengthy discussion on this forum in the general topics section. I read through a large part of that last year and there are many fantastic ideas there.
Thanks Mike, for the info.

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by MikeTaylor » Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:12 am

Judy Verbeeten wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:50 pm
MikeTaylor wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:32 pm

If you are particularly interested in the different methods people use to record there is a lengthy discussion on this forum in the general topics section. I read through a large part of that last year and there are many fantastic ideas there.
Thanks Mike, for the info.
I noticed that I was a little vague about where to find the info about recording, here is the menu string that will get you there:

Board index ‹Classical Guitar ‹Classical Guitar Classes ‹Classical guitar recording and amplification
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Ken Kim » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:34 am

MikeTaylor wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:08 pm
I have recorded my first video for lesson 1. I hope that I am doing this correctly. There is a bit of a learning curve since I only posted audio files for Course 1. The other videos will follow shortly. I look forward to your feedback.

Thanks,

Mike

Danse D'Avila:
Hi, Mike. Nicely done with right tempo. I did bit slowly for both. It does sound much better than mp3 itself. Both of your hands look great.
Ken

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by MikeTaylor » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:31 am

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Hi, Mike. Nicely done with right tempo. I did bit slowly for both. It does sound much better than mp3 itself. Both of your hands look great.
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Thanks Ken.

I'm glad that I have finally gotten myself organized to get video up instead of just audio files.


Ciao,

Mike
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to"
"I don't much care where–"
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Judy Verbeeten » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:41 am

MikeTaylor wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:12 am

I noticed that I was a little vague about where to find the info about recording, here is the menu string that will get you there:

Board index ‹Classical Guitar ‹Classical Guitar Classes ‹Classical guitar recording and amplification
Thanks Mike. Many pages of postings under that heading. Lots of info to digest. Thanks again.

Judy

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Charles Cook » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:08 pm

D02 - Page 26, No. 1

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Charles Cook » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:26 pm

D02 - Page 26, No. 2
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Charles Cook » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:31 pm

D02 - Danse D'Avila
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Charles Cook » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:38 pm

D02 - Oh! Susanna

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by MikeTaylor » Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:40 pm

Hello and welcome Charles,

Nice recordings. It is good to see that another traveler has joined us on our journey. The more voices we have the more we will all gain.

Ciao,

Mike
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to"
"I don't much care where–"
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go”
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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by MikeTaylor » Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:34 pm

Here is my first attempt at recording Oh! Susanna.

I have struggled a bit with this one. Firstly, I have never been very fond of this tune so I would like to be done with it. This is compounded by the fact that my wife has never been very fond of this tune and so she keeps asking me when I will be recording it so that I will be done with it.

The issue that is giving me the most trouble however is the couplet of sixteenth notes that come in on the fourth count of the second beat of the lead in measure. I cannot seem to get that timing down at a tempo above 80bpm. This recording was done at full speed of 104bpm but it feels a little sloppy and there are a few other flubbed notes throughout.

Soooo, much to my wife's chagrin I think I will have to keep at it until I can play it smoothly at tempo.

Anyway here is my attempt:

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to"
"I don't much care where–"
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Ken Kim » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:43 am

Charles Cook wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:38 pm
D02 - Oh! Susanna
MikeTaylor wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:34 pm
Here is my first attempt at recording Oh! Susanna.

I have struggled a bit with this one. Firstly, I have never been very fond of this tune so I would like to be done with it. This is compounded by the fact that my wife has never been very fond of this tune and so she keeps asking me when I will be recording it so that I will be done with it.

The issue that is giving me the most trouble however is the couplet of sixteenth notes that come in on the fourth count of the second beat of the lead in measure. I cannot seem to get that timing down at a tempo above 80bpm. This recording was done at full speed of 104bpm but it feels a little sloppy and there are a few other flubbed notes throughout.

Soooo, much to my wife's chagrin I think I will have to keep at it until I can play it smoothly at tempo.

Anyway here is my attempt:
Hi, Charles. Welcome aboard.
Very nice tone and guitar. Hopely, you will speed up thru lessons. It is quite too slow tho. Enjoy the music, daily practice and lesson. :bravo:


Hi, Mike.
You will get used to play in legato and with right syncopations sooner or later, even though you don't like this tune. It seems you practiced Susanna just for couple days. Well I suggest start playing "Malaguena" ahead for next lesson. It is fun and hard with flamenco feeling. :bravo: :guitare:
Ken

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Robert England Hauser SP/F.Maple
Cordoba C12 SP* Rodriguez CD*Torres SP
Hill New World Player CD 615mm
Ryoji Matsuoka M60 SP '84
La Patrie Presentation CD
Yamaha Silent SLG200NW

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by Judy Verbeeten » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:50 am

Charles Cook wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:38 pm
D02 - Oh! Susanna
Charles, good tone and note accuracy. I agree with Ken, speed comes with time and practice. I have the same issue with speed. I feel I am always playing a little slower than expected.

Judy

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by MikeTaylor » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:48 am

After a little more time practicing I was able to get a recording of Oh! Susanna that I a happier with:


“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to"
"I don't much care where–"
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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Re: D02 Classical guitar lesson 01

Post by MikeTaylor » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:29 pm

I have my final video for lesson 1.

I am also reposting all videos on one post to make it easier for the moderator to credit the required pieces.

Ciao,

Mike







“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to"
"I don't much care where–"
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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