D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

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D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Jean-François Delcamp » Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:25 pm

Hello everyone,
Please start by downloading the latest version of volume D01.
If you are new to the course, please read this message to familiarize yourself with the conditions for participating in the lessons. You should also read the first message in lesson 1, where you will find advice on how to make the most of your study time and on the methods of practising that I recommend.



First we will study some technical exercises from volume D01.
These exercises will work upon the technique of simultaneous rest strokes (apoyando) with the thumb and index finger, and also with the thumb and middle finger.
The rest stroke is a way to play the string with a finger movement which plucks the string and then continues to move until it comes to rest on the adjacent string. Working on this technique will allow you to discover the best position for your plucking hand (the right hand if you are right-handed).
If you are already used to plucking the strings with free strokes, the simultaneous rest strokes with the thumb and a finger will seem difficult to you, even impossible. But be assured, with patience and perseverence, this difficulty will be resolved in 30 minutes. I know from experience that the first tries are truly discouraging, particularly for adults. It is for this reason that I wish to reassure you in advance, take heart, you will be able to do it.
Page 55 : Jean-François Delcamp - Scales in third, number 6. (Free stroke)
Page 58 : Jean-François Delcamp - Rest stroke, number 16. (Rest stroke)




Don't forget to practise the improvisation exercises from Lesson 7 regularly, so that you'll be ready for the next lesson.


Finally, we'll look at 3 tunes, pages 30 to 32. These tunes will work upon the technique of simultaneous rest strokes (apoyando) with the thumb and index finger, and also with the thumb and middle finger.
Anonyme : Ricercar (Rest stroke)
Fernando Sor : Leçon I opus 60 (Rest stroke - Free stroke)
Matteo Carcassi : Exercice opus 59 (Rest stroke)






I ask you first to work on all these exercises and tunes for a week and then to upload your recordings of:
Page 55 : Jean-François Delcamp - Gammes en tierces - Scales in third, numéro 6. (Free stroke)
Anonyme : Ricercar (Rest stroke)
Fernando Sor : Leçon I opus 60 (Rest stroke - Free stroke)


Good luck!


I thank Geoff (GeoffB) who has helped in the translation of my lessons into English.


Jean-François

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Exam qualifying submissions:

Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Christopher Langley
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Judy Verbeeten
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Jono Diel
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Mike Cook
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

James A. Showalter
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

William Byrd
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Robert Drechsler
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Ian Howe
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Staffan Strömberg
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Graham Gaya
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60

Aaron Haskett
Scales in third, numéro 6
Ricercar
Leçon I opus 60
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Christopher Langley » Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:43 pm







I did these last month. Hope no one minds. :bye:

Feedback welcome.

Bonus vid since I recorded it, I'm playing rubato on purpose because the piece sounded very unmusical played straight.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Judy Verbeeten » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:58 pm

Christopher Langley wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:43 pm
Well done Chris. The chirpy quick tempo for Ricercar was particularly impressive.

Judy

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Ian Howe » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:06 pm

very good submission chris, off the mark early as usual :)
both tunes are spot on and sound great, well done.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Judy Verbeeten » Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:09 pm

Please find my D01 Lesson 06 submissions below:






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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Christopher Langley » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:42 pm

Ian Howe wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:06 pm
very good submission chris, off the mark early as usual :)
both tunes are spot on and sound great, well done.
Judy Verbeeten wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:58 pm
Christopher Langley wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:43 pm
Well done Chris. The chirpy quick tempo for Ricercar was particularly impressive.

Judy

Thanks guys!

Nice submissions Judy!
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by James A. Showalter » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:08 am

Chris,
Excellent. There is no doubt that you've earned top pole position for this group.
I had to look up the word rubato because it was new to me. I think that is what this forum is supposed top be about. In that regard you do a fine job.

Judy,
In the future you'll have to figure out how to post 1st before Chris. Your submission was every bit as well executed.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Jono Diel » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:14 pm

How is the classical guitar life, ladies and gentlemen? Below are my submissions. My vids were a few days - a week ago, my apologies






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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Jono Diel » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:23 pm

Amazing job Chris and Judy as always!

Judy, I'm hearing great progress with your playing. Keep up the good work!

Chris, I love how you made the bonus video sound musical and classical sounding!

Jono

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by James A. Showalter » Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:18 pm

Excellent effort Jono.
I think I said it before but it's worth restating, your slow and smooth playing lends well to us studying the movements of the left hand.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Judy Verbeeten » Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:29 pm

Jono Diel wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:14 pm
How is the classical guitar life, ladies and gentlemen? Below are my submissions. My vids were a few days - a week ago, my apologies
Jono, your pieces were so musical and legato. Very well done. Pleasure to listen to.

Judy

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Christopher Langley » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:37 pm

Jono Diel wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:14 pm
How is the classical guitar life, ladies and gentlemen? Below are my submissions. My vids were a few days - a week ago, my apologies






Nice submissions Jono!

What kind of Cordoba is that? What strings do you have on it and what are you using to record? Sounds pretty nice dude. I feel my recordings lack in sound quality in comparison.

I had a friend come over with a good recording set up and the difference was night and day but I was poorly prepared. Didn't get anything worth keeping.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Jono Diel » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:57 pm

Double post sorry!
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by Jono Diel » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:05 pm

Christopher Langley wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:37 pm
Nice submissions Jono!

What kind of Cordoba is that? What strings do you have on it and what are you using to record? Sounds pretty nice dude. I feel my recordings lack in sound quality in comparison.

I had a friend come over with a good recording set up and the difference was night and day but I was poorly prepared. Didn't get anything worth keeping.
Thanks very much James, Judy, and Chris!

Hello, Chris. My guitar is a 2017 Cordoba C9 with Spruce top, with EJ45 strings. For the most part I just directly record in the Camera app of my Samsung S9+ phone, but the last song in my Lesson 6 submission was recorded in this order: Guitar->SE-X1 Mic->Scarlett 2i2 gen1->OpenCamera App-> Samsung S9+. Also the recording had an unprocessed audio recording. Just clean. I wanted to add a little reverb. I think this is sufficient enough for now because I dont really know all the technicalities when it comes to micing a classical guitar.

Also, I really like how the Samsung phone came with an adapter, so I could connect the interface with it. I didnt have to use a computer anymore.

Looking forward to your future recordings!


Jono
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 06

Post by William Byrd » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:16 pm

Very nice effort from all so far. It's a pleasure to listen to.

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