Thank you, Dave. Very valuable and I’ll take it to heart.
I’ve been fortunate to observe some master classes over the last year. The approach you are describing is completely consistent with the advice I’ve heard from top performers (Rovshan Mamedkuliev, among others).
For the 1st week, I worked on right hand fingering and alternation. I found that I needed to use my “a” finger more to avoid repeating fingers while minimizing the distance between “p” and the other fingers choices when used together. Shifts improved with familiarity and are more in time. For next week, I’ll use a metronome and focus on:…[Read more]
You might take a look at Debut by NCH Software for simple recording. There’s a free trial version, I believe.
I use it on MacOS with a Logitech webcam and Shure mic. No syncing issues.
Jeff Peek replied to the topic Dave Coleman: J.S. Bach, Allemande BWV 996 – Connie Sheu Masterclass in the forum Classical Guitar Student Showcase 1 week, 5 days ago
You had some beautiful passages! A real pleasure. I’ll experiment with the thumb and tone tips from Connie.
Jeff Peek replied to the topic Live Seminar #59 Sign Up Sunday May 12, 4pm [Sign-Up] in the forum Live Member Events 1 week, 6 days ago
I’ll play Lesson 19 by Aguado (Grade 3, Unit 7)
Jeff Peek replied to the topic Drew Burgess: Brouwer, Un Dia de Noviembre – Connie Sheu Masterclass in the forum Classical Guitar Student Showcase 2 weeks, 6 days ago
I recall you’ve been playing Un Dia for a year(?), but it’s still evolving nicely. Congratulations.
I immediately checked myself on Connie’s comments. Very valuable!
Thank you Nick and Roger. It always interests me to see how people arrive at the classical guitar, what they bring to their learning from previous endeavors, and how they meet the challenges. This interview is a great example of how “we can inspire each other.”
Best to you both,
Rovshan Mamedkuliev performed last Saturday in San Jose, California (South Bay Guitar Society concert series) and conducted a master class the next morning. It was a stunning performance both technically and musically, covering many eras and composers including Fikret Amirov (Azerbajani) and Nikita Koshkin (Russian). Many of the experienced…[Read more]
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