D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Ian Howe » Wed May 01, 2019 4:32 pm

Thanks for the feedback.
I'm using reaper daw to layer the sounds, I'm only getting to grips with it. It's not that difficult. Plenty of tutorials on YouTube showing how. As long as you are recording on the beat makes it easier. Encourage you to give it a shot, it is good fun learning it, adds some spice to the overall sound
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Christopher Langley » Wed May 01, 2019 4:42 pm

Ian Howe wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 4:32 pm
Thanks for the feedback.
I'm using reaper daw to layer the sounds, I'm only getting to grips with it. It's not that difficult. Plenty of tutorials on YouTube showing how. As long as you are recording on the beat makes it easier. Encourage you to give it a shot, it is good fun learning it, adds some spice to the overall sound
I appreciate the info.

It's clear that I need to begin working with a daw immediately.

The only problem is I want to play my guitar instead and I really should be doing other things to begin with.

I really really wish I could bring myself to do the DAW thing. Maybe I will work up the guts to try again soon.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Ian Howe » Wed May 01, 2019 4:58 pm

Hi Chris, well the guitar is also the main thing I do also. Suppose just dipping the toes into some mixing with a daw may just add another string to the bow.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by James A. Showalter » Thu May 02, 2019 1:44 am

Staffan,
Your submissions are very good with a smooth and very musical tempo. It seems that the total length of time you expend playing Minuet closely matches that of maestro Delcamp. What would you say the bpm for your recording is?
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Staffan Strömberg » Thu May 02, 2019 7:08 pm

Thank you James.
I checked the tempo with my metronome app which has a tap tempo function. Surprisingly the tempo was over 140 bpm, close to 144, which is the tempo stated on the score. I thought it would be slower, between 125 and 130. I also checked the professors tempo and it was similar to my own, like you said.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Aaron Haskett » Thu May 02, 2019 7:18 pm

Hey Staffan, your submissions look really good, especially the exam piece. Just the one little stumble early on but I agree with James, it sounds very relaxed and musical.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Ian Howe » Thu May 02, 2019 8:54 pm

Staffan,
Excellent submissions, great tempo and bass notes spot on for menuet. you are all set, just keep playing it once a day to keep her fresh in the head :)
not long to go now before we submit exam piece
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Christopher Langley » Fri May 03, 2019 9:12 am

Ian Howe wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 8:54 pm
Staffan,
Excellent submissions, great tempo and bass notes spot on for menuet. you are all set, just keep playing it once a day to keep her fresh in the head :)
not long to go now before we submit exam piece
I'm - so- paranoid that I'm gonna miss it.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by James A. Showalter » Fri May 03, 2019 2:01 pm

I'm - so- paranoid that I'm gonna miss it.
Not gonna happen.
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Staffan Strömberg » Sat May 04, 2019 5:38 pm

I have updated my homework post with the third part, the arpeggios. Perhaps not very interesting to watch :wink:

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Graham Gaya » Sun May 05, 2019 1:53 am

Staffan Strömberg wrote:
Sat May 04, 2019 5:38 pm
I have updated my homework post with the third part, the arpeggios. Perhaps not very interesting to watch :wink:
Wohoo.....looks like you've got the exam piece bird in hand and lesson 8 submitted. :bravo: Agreed on the feedback provided on the exam piece. Do you plan to do another recording?

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Staffan Strömberg » Sun May 05, 2019 1:33 pm

Thanks, Graham.
Yes, I recorded a new version yesterday. We are having visitors next weekend, so I thought it would be good to do it now.
I checked the instruction on the Spanish forum, and appearently you should state your name at the beginning of the recording.
Of course, I found out after I had made a recording, so I had to do it all over.
So don't forget to state your name when you record your exam piece :-).

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by James A. Showalter » Sun May 05, 2019 1:46 pm

Also, be sure to show your face at least once. Bad hair day or not.

Here is a submission for 1/3 of the Lesson-8 requirement (the money-shot):



It's still a work in progress and I appreciate any critique.
James
1972 Morris No. 12
1973 Ryoji Matsuoka, No. 20
1979 Yamaha C300
2014 Sakurai Kohno Pro-J
Martin Guitars (MC28, D12-28, J40)
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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by Staffan Strömberg » Sun May 05, 2019 9:16 pm

Sounds good James! You're up to speed with the tempo and the rhythm is good.
The main thing to improve, in my opinion, is the bass notes. They could be more clear/defined and aren't really rest strokes.
You have mentioned previously that you have a problem with your wrist. Is that making it hard for you to play the bass notes?
For myself, playing reststrokes simultaneously with the p and i and m fingers is the hardest part.

Edit: Please don't be discouraged by my comments, I think you're well on your way to pass the exam :) .

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 08

Post by James A. Showalter » Mon May 06, 2019 1:19 am

Thank you Staffan.

I'm not sure if my wrist contributes to my weakness at playing the bass notes or not. I haven't really thought about it but I have been trying to make sure my bass notes ring clearly as that is a critique I've heard here on the forum. I realize that I do not make them stand out. It's hard for me to keep the tempo even and at the same time make each note have equal presence. It is especially difficult for me to execute simultaneous rest stroke on the p and any other of the i, a or m fingers. In fact, I don't believe I can even do it. I sum my difficulty up to being on the beginners side of the learning curve. Hopefully another year at this endeavor will have me developing that capability more effectively. Regardless, I am not discouraged and will approach the exam with enthusiasm. I appreciate your comments and take them to heart.

Good luck to all of you on your exam submissions. In this regard I truly believe that success is not measured in the outcome.
James
1972 Morris No. 12
1973 Ryoji Matsuoka, No. 20
1979 Yamaha C300
2014 Sakurai Kohno Pro-J
Martin Guitars (MC28, D12-28, J40)
National Resonator Guitar
Les Paul 1960 reissue

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