Hello Michael. Sharing emotions with the listener is a great goal, congratulations !
A lot of musicians wants to increase their virtuosity, or play more and more difficult pièces, but, like you, I think that the ultimate goal of playing music is to take the listener in the deep emotions that music can create…
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Thank you Connie
yes my hands are getting better and better and are regaining their flexibility and dexterity; my right hand nails have grown enough to be cut to the right shape and polished, so I produce a nice sound again, which is more motivating for practicing.
I think that the next time I will go on this sailboat and that my hands will be…[Read more]
Mark, Dave, thank you for your reply
Usually I do not have any problem with my nails, and if one of them broke, it’s more because of an accidental movement than by a weakness due to an unbalanced nutrition; my nails are not soft, and do not tend to get damaged easily. So I do not think I need a supplement like biotin, but I note the reference, in…[Read more]
Thank you for your answers.
I may have badly expressed myself (English is not my language), but apart from the broken left index fingernail, I have no injury; but as my hands worked hard during my holyday, my fingers are stiff, and since I have short nails on my right hand I feel like I have regressed a lot in my guitar practice. The fact of…[Read more]
I come back from holiday, which I spent without my guitar. I was sailing on an old sailing ship, on which navigation is old-fashioned: no modern ropes or winches, but rustic ropes, pulleys and muscle. So I sacrificed my right hand nails, I preferred that they be cut cleanly rather than accidentally broken. On the last day, a left hand fingernail…[Read more]
Hello Ghizelaine, I’m happy to see another french people on this website. I think you are in the good place, there are so many things to help you here !
Bienvenue donc depuis Vernon, sur les bords de la Seine …
Martha said that “France has produced many wonderful guitarists”; this is true, but France has also produced wonderful guitar makers, such as Jean-Luc Joie, Thomas Dauge, Dominique Field, Daniel Friederich, and in the past Robert Bouchet and the luthiers from Mirecourt… I love playing or listening guitar, but I also love…[Read more]
Hi to all CGC members
Who am I ? I’m a french man, 61 years old, living in France near Giverny (where Claude Monet made his painting called « Nympheas »).
I’m working in aerospace industry, in a big american company, manufacturing servo-controls, which permit to the plane to go left or right, and up or down.
I’m married and have no child…[Read more]