D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

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Theresa S. Sedlock

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Theresa S. Sedlock » Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:23 am

Here is my Leccion5...far from perfect..

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Thank\\\ you
Theresa

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Halil Akaydin » Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:57 am

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Brian Hunker

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Brian Hunker » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:02 pm

Theresa,

Your Leccion #1 is really great. I especially like the movement of your right thumb. Looks very deliberate with the recoil and damping! :bravo:

You seem to be doing everything very well. I think the only thing you would need to make you Leccion 1 performance perfect is a little more time to iron out those few minor mistakes. If you are like me, I'm sure you couldn't wait to complete this lesson and post your video. But I believe if you spent maybe one or 2 more practice days on it it would be *perfect*. Of course, these are just exercises and the videos don't need to be perfect. But just so you know, perfection is very much within your reach!

As for the other videos, those are very good as well. Your right hand looks and sounds good. One thing you might try is to keep your left hand fingers closer to the fingerboard (ready to play). In the 2nd alternation exercise you show some tendency to lift your fingers far away from the fret board. You might try training them to just lift slightly (about 1cm) off the string. This will do a lot to help you improve both accuracy and speed when it is time to return these fingers to the frets.

But again, overall fantastic work here!

Barbara DiNenno

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Barbara DiNenno » Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:28 am

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You are sounding very good. Your simple alterations are great, so fast and perfectly done. OnLecion 1 I missed the damping of some of the bass notes. Really pretty additional song, well done

Barbara

Barbara DiNenno

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Barbara DiNenno » Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:30 am

Brian,
Thanks for the hints on memorization. I am working on memorizing Lecion 1. It sounds so much better!

Thanks.
Barbara

Barbara DiNenno

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Barbara DiNenno » Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:37 am

Theresa,
You are making great progress. Your Leccion 1 was very nice, making the damping work. I would see if your right hand could play closer to the hole so the sound is less twangy.

Barbara

Ben Spurr

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Ben Spurr » Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:44 pm

Theresa, your leccion 1 sounds good, better than mine, I'm still having trouble getting it recorded to the point where I'm not embarrassed by having people listen to it. I wish I'd seen the posts about damping when I first began practicing this piece.

Halil, no complaints with your posts.

Ben Spurr

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Ben Spurr » Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:49 pm

D01 Lesson 5, pg 27, Antonio Cano-Curriella Leccion 1. A little flaky but the best I've done with it so far.


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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Marko Räsänen » Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:49 pm

Hi Ben,

That was good otherwise, but you had a small rhythmic mistake on bars 8 and 16. When you count "One-and-two-and", the bass note should be played on 'two'. Now you played it on the first 'and'. Also I think your rest stroke is heavier than necessary. You should experiment with lighter stroke. If your nails tend to catch up with strings (and you compensate that by using more force), you should try shaping the nails so that when you look at the profile of the nail's edge from the side, there won't be any dips in the nail contour. Usually the nails grow faster from the middle, which for some people (me included) makes them to hook down a bit. Then looked from the side the nail's edge tends to rise when moving from the left side of the nail towards the midpoint, to suddenly dive down when nearing the middle. That causes much resistance for the string to pass over, and they easily 'catch', and make you play forcefully to overcome the difficulty.

I'm not sure if you have that problem, but I'm saying just in case. Nails are a difficult issue for most beginners, but it's worth experimenting with them as they will have a huge effect to both one's technique and tone.

You also need to change your left hand position. Your left hand thumb should always be behind the neck, not on top of it, and the fingers shouldn't be pressed against the downside of the fretboard. That position will limit the reach of your fingers, as you will find out when the pieces get more complicated and you start fretting the bass strings or making bigger stretches. I think it would be beneficial to kick that habit as soon as possible.
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Ben Spurr

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Ben Spurr » Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:28 pm

Thanks, Marko. I do have trouble with the nails hanging on the strings. So far I haven't been able to file them to where they won't, my nails curve inward towards the finger on the edges when they grow, seems like the slightest curve makes them hang. I've been having to just cut them off in order to play half smoothly. I'll work on the other things you mentioned.

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Teodora Despotovic Kosanovic » Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:03 pm

Hello everybody, :bye:
at last I completed our fifth task, so here it is. :merci:
I think we all make a very big progress during this 5 months and I hope we continue to keep up with our tasks.
best wishes to all of you :casque:
Teodora :bye:

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Theresa S. Sedlock

Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Theresa S. Sedlock » Sat Jan 18, 2014 8:58 pm

Ben - thanks for your comments

Barbara - thank you, i will try to move my hand closer the hole..

Brian - special thanks to you for your comments, i will keep my fingers closer to the fret board

Teodora - the last video you posted is "private" and cannot be seen... if you move your camera to the right just a tad you should be able to get your left hand in the video

Thanks All...will see you in Lession 6 :)

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Teodora Despotovic Kosanovic » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:21 am

Thank you Theresa for pointing me my mistake in sendind my video. I change that and hope everyone can see now.
See you all at next task

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Edna Lopez » Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:44 pm

Hi there, I'm lagging behind.. hope to catch up this month. Comments will be appreciated !

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Re: D01 Classical guitar lesson 05

Post by Goran Penic » Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:20 am

:bravo: Edna. Very good posture and playing.
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