Tárrega, Francisco - Lagrima - Video

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RenaissanceStrings
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Tárrega, Francisco - Lagrima - Video

Post by RenaissanceStrings » Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:52 am

Hi all, 
I have been studying classical guitar for a little over a year now. In my entire life, I have never been as passionate as I am about this beautiful instrument, it's musical compositions and everything which embodies it. Taking that into account, I started a channel to get share what I have learnt and hope that it can bring you joy. This is a recording of Tarrega's Lagrima. Please feel free to share. Thank you and all the best :)


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Re: Tárrega, Francisco - Lagrima - Video

Post by PeteJ » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:03 pm

Lovely tone. For one year of playing I reckon this is surprisingly good. I could relax and enjoy it except for the rhythm - but best to hit the notes than rush. Is that G in the melody on the last cadence of the middle section correct?

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Re: Tárrega, Francisco - Lagrima - Video

Post by ElleExtreme » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:40 pm

Great work indeed. I'm very impressed by your playing quality, considering you haven't played for that long. As mentioned above, you especially have managed to develop a great tone quality very quickly. So definitely keep it up, and I see you have also been rightly rewarded for your efforts by a growing YT-channel.
If there's one thing I'd recommend, however, it might be widening your repertoire a bit. What you've published so far is mainly romantic music (and a lot of Tarrega), and while this music is great, and probably my favorite musical era for guitar, don't neglect earlier composers. Mainly I think you should absolutely check out Sor if you haven't already, and some Bach transcriptions. It's beneficial both musically and technically.
The guitar is a small orchestra. - Andres Segovia

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Re: Tárrega, Francisco - Lagrima - Video

Post by RenaissanceStrings » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:37 pm

Thank you for your support and kind words. I still have a lot to learn but I have found that over the last six months I have improved a lot faster than my first year. I have been thoroughly enjoying this journey and promoting the classical guitar to anyone who is interested. In relevance to expanding my repertoire, I completely I agree. I am currently nearing the end of Bach's first cello suite (prelude) and I have also learnt a few pieces by Barrios, Sor and Pachelbel. I found the musicality particularly challenging on Bach's cello suite (which was expected) but with the help of master classes on youtube, I think it is not so bad now.

I thank you guys again for your insight and look forward to speaking to you again.
Mohsin

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