D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Tom Wimsatt » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:13 pm

Another attempt at Carcassi's Valse Op 59. I'm still fumbling notes, which only gets worse if I try to play it any faster at this point (I won't post that one.... :oops: ).



I also gave SOR's Exercise II Op 35 a try.

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by OlgaVovk » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:17 pm

Hi Tom ,
I love your Sor, very beautiful and a lot of melody,
thank you!
Olga

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Tom Wimsatt » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:42 pm

OlgaVovk wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:17 pm
Hi Tom ,
I love your Sor, very beautiful and a lot of melody,
thank you!
Olga
Thank you Olga. I enjoy playing it more so than the Carcassi piece. :casque:
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Ed Butler » Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:07 pm

Tom - very well done on both of the pieces. I agree with Olga on the SOR - it was "musical" and not just note playing. That is my goal for the next week.

Ed

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Tom Wimsatt » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:16 pm

Ed Butler wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:07 pm
Tom - very well done on both of the pieces. I agree with Olga on the SOR - it was "musical" and not just note playing. That is my goal for the next week.

Ed
Thanks Ed.

Good to hear from you (and Olga as well). I look forward to hearing posts from you (and the rest of the D03 gang). I'm still plugging away at SCHIARAZULA MARAZULA. My goal is to hit those notes without messing up fingering/muting. I am finding I backslide on that piece, even if I miss only one or two days of playing it. :shock:
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Ed Butler » Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:08 pm

Next attempts of VALSE and SOR. I did not do the repeats, I tried to focus more on tone. Still a work in progress




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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by OlgaVovk » Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:32 am

Oh,
finally posting my videos for lesson 02.
I was very busy these 2 weeks.
And also I have a recital tomorrow, where I play different music,
So my playing on the videos below is very sloppy,
I hope to get it better in a week ahead,

Delcamp D3 lesson 2 - extensions
https://youtu.be/oPrkKo2Qxm0

Delcamp D3 lesson 2 exercises 51 to 55
https://youtu.be/X3fpYqcHUsA

Delcamp D3 lesson 2 Carcassi Vals opus 59
https://youtu.be/3KX4C2eOTVY

Thank you!
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Tom Wimsatt » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:45 pm

Final post for Valse Op 59, and SOR's Exercise II, opus 35:



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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Tom Wimsatt » Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:00 pm

Ed Butler wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:08 pm
Next attempts of VALSE and SOR. I did not do the repeats, I tried to focus more on tone.
Hi Ed. As usual, when you played the Arpeggio portion of Valse, things were smooth and tempo sounded right. Some general comments:
1) Your guitar sounded (to me anyway) slightly out of tune.
2) Uneven tempo. Check out this video, it has some great information on how to tackle new pieces, especially towards the end of the video. I'm going to try it myself:
https://youtu.be/YllpgZjPhm0
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Tom Wimsatt » Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:15 pm

OlgaVovk wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:32 am
Oh,
finally posting my videos for lesson 02.
I was very busy these 2 weeks.
And also I have a recital tomorrow, where I play different music,
So my playing on the videos below is very sloppy,
I hope to get it better in a week ahead,

Thank you!
Olga
Hi Olga. Sounds like you're a musical multitasker! Your tone and tempo sounded good and I'm sure you will smooth out the tough parts with practice.

With the VALSE piece, 5th measure, be sure to give the C-A note pair a full quarter note (two counts ). You were playing them as 1/8th notes (one count).
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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Ed Butler » Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:19 pm

Hi Tom - thanks. Yes, the guitar was out of tune. And I did have uneven tempo. When I play something slow, even if the temp is correct, it does not sound "musical" to me. It sounds like I am just playing notes. When I play it faster, I stumble, because the brain takes over. I watched the video, I liked it and will incorporate it in my practice. Thanks

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by OlgaVovk » Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:22 pm

HI
Tom Wimsatt
,
Thank you,
Yes, my timing in Valse is not perfect, I need to work more on it.
And it is nice when someone notices it, because I am not always can catch these thungs.
I love your Sor.
I don't particularly like Vals, but I hope to love it more when I master it.
But Sor is very good and you make it sound so good,
Thank you!
Olga

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by Ed Butler » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:47 pm

Hi Olga

You said on your post you were preparing for a recital. What type of recital? Do you feels the skills you used for the recital have helped progress your classical guitar understanding?

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by OlgaVovk » Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:45 am

Hi Ed
Thank you for asking 😂
It was a small recital as part of ASM activities
ASM states fo Adult Music Student forum
It is an non profit organization in Maryland and DC area.
We are adults who wants to play music
For that recital we have 6 people playing various instruments and various pieces of music, from easy ones to quite advanced
I played 3 small pieces for guitar by Bartolomeu Calatayud
It was a very nice event
Thank you
Olga

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Re: D03 Classical guitar lesson 02

Post by OlgaVovk » Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:48 am

And Yes,
Both these lessons and participating in recitals help a lot in developing music skills
For me the most important is to overcome the stage fright
And both preparing for a lesson and recording and playing on the recital with people who are nice and understanding helps a lot
Thank you
Olga

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