My pleasure, John
Personally, I learned a thing or two from all the respondents, in particular Cath’s compressing weeks of music theory into a neat concise short read.
Happy playing! Pf
Ps: loved your chromatic octave challenge
Immanuel, whoops, I should amend my statement from “..though it’s rare” to “composers have probably tried it” since I don’t recall seeing it either. I believe it’s theoretically possible (I’ve even tried it successfully in my notation apps, Musescore and Notion) but would be considered bad practice by musicians, teachers and music editors because…[Read more]
Though it’s rare, a duplet can be used in common time. In 4/4, 3 of the 4 quarter note beats could be compressed to 2 and labelled as a duplet though most would probably opt to have two dotted quarters and a quarter instead. If I read John’s last reply correctly, a duplet within a quarter note beat is just two ordinary 8th notes. If that qua…[Read more]
Following up on Immanuel’s reply.
pianofingers replied to the topic Dave Coleman, Practice Routine 17.1 (triplet slurs) in the forum Challenge #5 Technique 2 weeks ago
Oops for me also, Dave
I did 4 weeks in total but have noticed a number of people like yourself have done 5. Must have missed the memo.
Nice sounding work you’ve accomplished! Congrats!
That’s one nice sounding guitar! Your dynamic contrasts are dramatically different from week one and a good lesson for me. So nice to hear. I think I get what you mean by ‘opening up’ of your body through the crescendo.
This correct video update demonstrates your excellent control of dynamics. Quite the improvement over last weeks which I already thought was pretty good. Especially like the change up in tempo to give the piece more personality. Nice..
First, a big thank you to Simon, Dave and CGCA for all the hard work, advice and support they’ve given in these challenges. It’s been quite fascinating to see the real progress people have made in the course of four weeks. Obviously this idea is a good one that works. It’s been fun and I learned some things along the way.
Regards my own e…[Read more]
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