Thank-you Michael and Sultan! I have been working on the RH Studies for months and without the metronome there is always that slight hesitation, it is a weakness that shows up all the time.
In the piece Lesson 19, I really like the movement in measure 3 and I try to emphasize it by playing it a little bit louder, and I am working on making the…[Read more]
I have three goals for this challenge.
The first goal is to make the notes clean and clear. I notice that my bass notes sound muddy in this recording.
The second goal is to improve my tempo.
And the third goal is to work on fly-away fingers. I have been working so hard on this issue for…[Read more]
I could totally feel the emotion on Torija! Thanks for sharing.
I think I spend too much time on practice versus playing too, and I still struggle with recording. I know I need to use the online journal but until I can record a decent video I feel stuck.
I completely understand your frustration with what you feel is slow progress, I have felt it many times myself. One thing that really helps me is using the metronome even though the clicking noise drives me. Lol. Also if you look in the Library you will find practice techniques, Chaining. You can use this technique with both the practice…[Read more]
ShannonAnn replied to the topic The Mysterious Box- Agustín Barrios Mangoré- July 2019 in the forum Agustín Barrios Mangoré – July 2019 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Really a wonderful introduction to Agustin Barrios Eduardo! I am looking forward learning more about his music.
Congratulations Kari! I am amazed at all you have accomplished these past two years. Just your goals for July have my head spinning! I appreciate your fine attention to detail and your dedication to learning classical guitar. I think you played beautifully at the open mic. I wish I could have seen it in person. You are truly an inspiration!
I’m thinking you should have waited until after the swimming lessons! Lol
You are doing great though, even with a dancing princess in the midst.
I also want to try and submit my grade three this fall. I’m hoping to have Sor’s Estudio #3 under my fingers by the end of the month. I have been doing the technical practice for unit 6,7,&8…[Read more]
Thanks for your friendship Drew! Have fun at summer school, I so wish I could be there…maybe next year. :)
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