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Melander
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Topics: 8 / Replies: 28
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Re: Am I doing it wrong?

I play Guitar 1 on Boccerini's "Introduction and Fandango" for the Essex Guitar Orchestra - I have to change chord mid-rasgueado and keep the pattern ...

15 years ago
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Re: Am I doing it wrong?

In regard to this question, in addition to what the pattern actually is, it's also a matter of "where" on the beat the chord change falls. For instanc...

15 years ago
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Re: Am I doing it wrong?

I don't have a guitar in my lap to try that with but it looks really complicated on my screen. If you're doing that smoothly then you don't need any o...

15 years ago
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Re: Am I doing it wrong?

Ah, ok, thanks Unimogbert. I think it'll be easier to restart the pattern but will have to listen closely to the song to see if that's what he does. ...

15 years ago
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Re: Am I doing it wrong?

Thanks for the advice and encouragement, guys! I did work on Delilah last night, it's a fun song and David wrote a great lesson for it. I am practic...

15 years ago
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Re: Am I doing it wrong?

Techniques and knowlege are great when they support making music. Your girlfriend represents the majority view that techniques and knowlege doesn't do...

15 years ago
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Re: Am I doing it wrong?

Great, thanks David! I'll give that song a try, I really like it so it would be nice to be able to play it. I'll have to teach my fingers that Bm sh...

15 years ago
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Re: Up stroke help? (Alternate picking?)

I'm a new player too, and noticed the same thing that you are describing. A guitar playing friend helped me out a bit with this advice: He had me ve...

15 years ago
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Re: Keep your hand moving?

I am getting the message how important it is to practice with a metronome. I'd tried it a couple of times with an online metronome, but found that I ...

15 years ago
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Re: Keep your hand moving?

Thanks :) I haven't been really tapping my foot yet. I think that will help me keep time, that's an area where I'm kind of struggling :oops: Have ...

15 years ago
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Re: Keep your hand moving?

Great, thanks Noteboat, that makes perfect sense. :)

15 years ago
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Re: Need some help with tuning

Ahh, thanks Ricochet, I'll give that a try when I get home :)

15 years ago
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Re: Keep your hand moving?

Ahh, that makes sense, thanks for the replies. I'll check out that podcast when I get home tonight, thanks Jase. Thanks for the example also, Noteboa...

15 years ago
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Re: Need some help with tuning

Brilliant! Thanks Dave, that makes perfect sense. I'll tinker around with it a bit when I get home this evening. It sounds like it's in the realm o...

15 years ago
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