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Re: Correct sitting position

What I'm not sure of is how much the guitar should be tilted towards my body. At the moment It's probably 30° and feels comfortable but I'm not sure ...

16 years ago
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RE: Practicing my guitar...without a guitar...

If you play classical or fingerpick, you can practice arpeggio patterns on your leg. It will provide just enough resistance to imitate the strings. ...

16 years ago
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RE: Slurs

You might also try it as a glissando for a smoother sound. That is a neat trick when trying to do justice to a well known vocal line.

16 years ago
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RE: The Search for a teacher

You might try your local university. They may have teachers they recommend or they may be able to put you in touch with a qualified grad student.One ...

16 years ago
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RE: What is the definite meaning of Diatonic

Diatonic means, simply, of the key. If a piece adheres to its seven note scale without adding any other notes, it is considered diatonic (and, quite ...

16 years ago
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RE: self confessed neck hugger....

anyway... back to the thread... the thing is... the thumb thing doesn't just feel uncomfortable... it makes the guitar feel too loose in my hand... li...

16 years ago
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RE: self confessed neck hugger....

The two rules of efficiency are:1. Conserve Motion2. Conserve EnergyThe more you think about, the more you come to the conclusion that playing guitar ...

16 years ago
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RE: classical songs-what to learn?

The compositions of Matteo Carcassi's Complete Method for Guitar are easy, charming, and standard fare of the student classicaL guitarist. I also fav...

16 years ago
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RE: hmm

I learned all the counties in England, by size, in about 20 minutes (it was my first attempt at the system), but weeks later, I could still recite the...

16 years ago
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RE: Guitar Case

Any decent luggage store will have the hardware and ability to set up your case for a strap. Also a good place to go if your handle breaks.Good Luck.

16 years ago
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RE: octaves

An octave is the same note as the root note, played 12 steps higher. There are 12 tones in western music: A, A#, B, C, C#, D, D#, E, F, F#, G, G#. T...

16 years ago
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RE: C-based barre chords?

I am a classical guitarist and don't know how to TAB. Could someone possibly do this for me?

16 years ago
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RE: Chord Substitutions...again.

Spot on, Fretsource.I have always thought of such chords secondary vii chords in the same way the A would be a secondary dominant (V).

16 years ago
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RE: C-based barre chords?

If you're not doing it already, you'll find it easier in the long run to use a three string bar with the C major shape. If you decide do this, hyper-...

16 years ago
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