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John – Thanks John, I did look on the Coaching Call link but couldnt find where the replays are.
Sanne – Am I being stupid or what?? but I dont see an image of the fretboard on your reply. I have actually drawn and labelled the whole fretboard but I am still not sure which fret to use for the A in 4th, 6th and 9th positionn’s question!! I am…[Read more]
I asked this question on a coaching call but I have already forgotten the answer.
On which fret does one play the first A
in 4 th position
Once I get that sorted out, the rest should follow easily.
I have been expounding the virtues of learning classical guitar online with CGCA. friend is so impressed with CGCA and would love to know if anyone can recommend a similar academy for learning the saxophone.
This makes no sense to me, Tim. Are we on the same page?
I am reading the 2nd bar of the extract from Terrega.
The 1st note, 2nd bar, is a B, with 3rd finger on the 7th fret.
Then comes an E. Do I play that with my 1st finger on the 2nd string, 5th fret and then play the C also with my 1st finger, but on the 1st fret?
There is more but I can at…[Read more]
Thanks Tim. Ha, Ha! Just to throw another spanner in the works!! Thanks, that is a help, and I will try to work it out from your description. Half my practice time goes by with a pencil and eraser as figure out where every note should be. not wasted though and I am not complaining- just need to practice the correct thing.
Thanks for being ready to help. The exercise is the 2nd one in Grade 3, called L202 -Guide Finger. We should be learning to play in the 2nd position but the fingering us very confusimg, those that I have indicated above. Any help is gratefully received.
I am really struggling with placing of fingers in this exercise,in Grade 3. The !st bar is fine. In the 2nd bar,- 3rd finger on G and B 1st string – No problem
Base line –
Problem – 1st fingers on E and C, which fret?
3rd Bar – if my 3rd finger is on F, which string, which fret?
and again, where are the C and A?? Which string and which…[Read more]
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