Week 2: Let us play Transcriptions and Arrangements 🎇

Welcome to the Main Thread for the first week of the transcription challenge! This is the place for the Week 2 Submissions!


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  • So, let me post the first submission this new week.🙂

    Another movie, this one French: le fabuleux destin d’Amelie Poulain’.  Charming music score composed by Yann Tiersen. Very popular with pianists, and It works well on guitar, at least  this tune does. It is a transcription by Joshua Rogers. I adopted some alterations and fingerings from Matthew McAllister.

    It’s a tiny bit frustrating, this one. Such a simple structure: 4-chord progression: ‘em, G, bm, D, repeated in different combinations. Yet it took me 2 practice sessions to memorize!!! (and some time away from the guitar to analyze and drill the finger patterns.)

    What’s so ´complicating’ ? some unfamiliar and uncomfortable R/L coordination! But I worked on that, it’s nice, and a relaxing step away from my more serious guitar repertoire. This is it for now - with some moments of hesitation, but for me this is also a memory training…

    I borrowed a Zoom camera to record. Is it different from the smartphone sound?

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    • joosje Very nice, Joosje! It reminds me of Andrew York's compositions.

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    • joosje wow - great piece . "Wunderbare Welt Der Amelie" ... Where can I get the scores ? I want to play this piece too 😉

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    • Olli Joshua Rogers shared the score at his website. https://nbnguitar.com/free-tabs-page. Have fun!

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    • joosje thank you very much 💐

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    • joosje Thanks for introducing us to this nice arrangement and to the composer Yann Tiersen.  I was only slightly familiar with his music from the film Amelie, but I checked him out on Youtube and really like his piano music.  I can see some other possible guitar arrangements in the future.

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      joosje that was my favorite movie in my teens, thank you for bringing back some sweet memories with the nostalgic music by Yann Tiersen!

      I do like the sound with the Zoom Camera a lot it sounds very natural, but I'd recommend to place it in front of the guitar as the guitar resonates stronger from the bridge!

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    • Martin thank you Martin I’ll experiment with it a bit more.

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    • joosje Thank you for this, Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulin is one of my favorite movie :) Good job on memorizing it. I know it is only 4 chords, but there is a lot of variations! 

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  • Schumann’s Traumerei (in sections) Jan 10

    This piece is in AABA’ form. Here’s the breakdown:

    ·       A: measures 1-8

    ·       B: measures 9-16

    ·       A’: measures 17-24

    The phrases all seem to be four measures in length, giving each section two phrases.

    I will be working on it in sections, with  a video below for each section. I worked a lot on finding fingerings that make the melody as expressive and legato as possible. I do use quite a few glissandi, which are obviously not very piano-like, but I think they work well for this piece and are definitely characteristic of Tarrega’s transcriptions.

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    • Eric Phillips hey Eric, this sounds great. Its "Träumerei".  "Troi"+"Mari" 🙈. You guitar is always singing - may you tell us what guitar you play ?

      Thanks 

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    • Olli Thanks, Olli. I don’t know what you mean by Troi + Mari. My guitar is a Hernandez. It cost me $600 in 1989 and is the only classical guitar I have ever owned. I know it’s nothing great, but it’s very special to me. Whenever I play another guitar it just doesn’t feel right. If I ever win the lottery, maybe I’ll get a luthier-made concert instrument.

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      Eric Phillips very nice. All the parts are there. Just need to piece them together. 

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    • Eric Phillips Very sweet sound, Eric. It sounds the way I like to hear it. I’m playing this on the piano, which is not much easier, taking into account that my guitar technique is a bit more advanced than my piano skills.

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    • joosje I had no idea you played piano. I'd love to hear you play it!

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    • Eric Phillips Ohoh, you would be sooo disappointed . No, I do play a bit,  because  we have a piano. And I can read the 2 keys,  but it’s frustrating because I can’t do, musically, what I want to. The finger movements are very different from the guitar technique. Demand more weight on the keys. I don’t have a teacher. I was considering a Tonebase piano subscription, but it would have too much of an impact on my guitar practice.

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    • Eric Phillips brilliant as always!  I used to play this on the piano and have always loved it.  Did I understand you to say this is a Tarrega transcription?

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    • Paul Kennedy Thanks, Paul. I'm using the Tarrega transcription in the files Martin gave us, as well as a transcription I have of it by Frederick Noad. I'm taking bits from each, and using fingering that I like which, at times, is different than both of theirs. So, it's a big hodge podge I guess!

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    • Eric Phillips of course, it is a beautiful arrangement. I may have to give it a go.  I have another transcription but I am away from home and cannot check the name.  I will provide an update Sunday or Monday when I return

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  • Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence: week 2 update    

    Technically been working on this over 3 weeks. 

    • Things you found easy:  Not exactly easy but less challenging I suppose. It would be that there isn't any tricky rhythm in the music. Not too complicated to read through or understand. 
    • Things you found difficult: Quite a few jumps 1st positions to 8th positions. Jumping from 1st to 8th is much easier than going backwards from 8th to 1st. There are also a couple of big stretches. The biggest challenge is overcoming all these and play at a nice tempo. 

    Will try to post another update end of this week. 

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      don Great job, looking forward to your next update! It's fascinating how a "little" jump can cause us so much trouble!

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  • As I mentioned last week, I have been working on two movements from Astor Piazzolla's Tango Opera, Maria de Buenos Aires, freely arranged by Agustin Carlevaro.  The opera is the surreal story of Maria and tells of her depravity, redemption and rebirth in Buenos Aires underbelly.  The Opera is in 17 movements and Agustin Carlevaro arranged six of those movements into a suite for solo guitar.  The first movement is entitled Alevare, means to begin a tango, and is set at midnight in Buenos Aires with the spirit of the night evoking the voice of Maria.  The piece is designated to be played "slow and mysterious."  The challenge playing this short little piece is capturing the tango rhythm and conveying the mysterious atmosphere that the music evokes. Here is an audio recording of my progress to date. 

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    • Dale Needles that’s sounds great, Dale. Good sound, good rhythm.

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    • joosje Thanks!

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    • Dale Needles  dry nice Dale, I love Piazzolla’s music, but not familiar with the tango opera

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    • Dale Needles that should read “very nice”, not dry nice

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    • Paul Kennedy I believe that it is little known in the guitar community and I have not seen any arrangements, other than Agustin Carlevaro's.  However, it does get performed a bit by opera companies and was staged by the NYC Opera company in October of 2021. 

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    • Paul Kennedy Just to let you know, Paul, you can edit your own posts. Just click on the three gray dots in the upper right corner of the post and choose "edit". I loved discovering that myself!

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    • Dale Needles Great work, Dale! Love the rhythms, especially toward the end!

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    • Eric Phillips Thanks, a nice little gem.  

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    • Dale Needles Very nice. Yet another PiazzolaI don't. Very haunting piece.

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    • Dale Needles Nice work Dale

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      Dale Needles fantastic Dale, thank you! You really captured the "slow and mysterious" mood with your performance, I really enjoyed the fullness of your treble strings!

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    • Dale Needles It sounds great! I was not familiar with this piece, thanks for sharing it with us.

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    • Dale Needles congratulations! it is sounding beautifully !!!

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    • Martin Thanks.  While I would love to take credit for the fullness of the treble strings, I must attribute the sound to my beautiful 1999 Anthony Murray guitar.  Anthony was an amazing American luthier based initially in San Francisco and later in Virgina Beach.

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      Dale Needles My professor always said "No es la gitarra, son los manos!" (or something like that, my poor Spanish might fool me on the exact expression, haha).

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel Thanks! 

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    • Hélène Beaulieu Thanks, next up will be Poema Valseado, another movement from the opera, Maria de Buenos Aires and a rarely performed Piazzolla piece.  

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    • Dale Needles thanks Dale,  can’t wait to hear the next installation 

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    • Eric Phillips thanks Eric, that is a big help

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    • Dale Needles thanks Dale for playing so well and sharing this Agustin Carlevaro's arrangement, I didn't know it. I have somewhere his 4 Estaciones Porteñas, I should take a look at it.

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    • Blaise Laflamme Thanks.  Agustin has done a lot of arrangements of Piazzolla's music as well as other tango composers.  His publications are for the most part published in Buenos Aires and are hard to get, but he has at least one publication done by Chanterelle Verlag and one by Guitar Solo in San Francisco.  The Guitar Solo publication is of Adios Nonino, a great arrangement of that piece. 

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  • Hello everyone. I’m working on this beautiful piece, Capricho Catalan by Albeniz, as introduced to us by Emmanuel the other day. Is any of you playing it, too,  and do you have Manny’s annotated score? I couldn’t find it.  I’d be happy if you can share it with me. I’m struggling with the fingering. Especially the measures 43-46 are complicated. It’s a great piece to work on but I definitely need more time than these two weeks remaining….

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  • Schumann's Traumerei (update Jan 11)

    Here's a video of me putting all the parts together. I still feel a little shaky at times, especially in the B section (measures 9-16). I'd like to get this completely under my fingers and memorized if possible, so I can feel the freedom to stretch it musically. Getting there.

    Right now, I am playing the second phrase of the B section (measures 13-16) with the melody down an octave. It is easier to play that way, but I think it may be more effective up higher like it is in the original piano score (and in Tarrega's transcription). If I have time, I might eventually rework that phrase and bring it up higher. We'll see.

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    • Eric Phillips very well done. It’s a beautiful piece and you are giving it a beautiful rendition. Thank you Eric. I really enjoyed listening. 

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    • joosje Thank you, Joosje!

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    • Eric Phillips That was beautiful Eric. Well done.

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    • Jack Stewart Thanks, Jack!

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      Eric Phillips so beautiful!!! I have been out this week for a wonderful production for tonebase all around Spain, so I couldn't follow up too much in here, but there is so much to discover 🎉 I wanted to try to get a hold of the Barrios Transcription which tunes down the 6th string to a low C!

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    • Martin Thanks, Martin! I did a quick search for his transcription but came up empty. I did find this video of Claire Sananikone playing it in a drop C tuning. I love seeing the low C string vibrate! I'm not sure if she is using Barrios' transcription or not. Either way, it's beautiful.

      I look forward to seeing some of the wonderful things you have been producing for TB.

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      Eric Phillips Thank you for sharing that video! Some comments suggest that this is indeed the Barrios Transcription. While the low C is almost on the edge of being a bit to low, it gives a beautiful calmness! It'd be interesting how the Tarrega- and Barrios-Transcription compare against each other in terms of playability!

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    • Martin Eric Phillips Eric, thanks for your sharing your beautiful performance of the Schumann piece.  Martin, thanks for sharing that rare Barrios recording.  Just to note it looks from the intro credits, the arrangement of the version that Barrios plays was done by Martin Borda y Pagola.  Don Martin was an Uruguayan and one of Barrios's major patrons.  Don Martin would house Barrios when he came to Montevideo and it is because of Don Martin, that many of Barrios's pieces were preserved.  Don Martin was a distinguished scholar and lover of the guitar.  I recommend you check out Abel Carlevaro's book "My Guitar & My World."  He has a great chapter on Barrios.  

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    • Dale Needles Ja  Dale ! I am reading it also! I could get it in spanisch in Buenos Aires : Mi guitarra y mi mundo". I love to read it, so enriching...(?). I follow Carlevaro School, have all his "cuadernos" on my music table...unfortunately I do not hace his "right hand" but always improving!

      I find very touching the letters of Barrios....

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      Dale Needles Oh, that is incredible information, I did not know that, thank you for sharing! I will try to get a hold of that book!

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel It is great to hear that you follow Abel Carlevaro's School of Guitar. I was a student of Maestro Carlevaro in Montevideo during the 1980s and was his US agent from 1982 to 1989.  

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    • Martin You can get Carlevaro's book through Chanterelle Verlag publishers. It is a great read. 

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      Dale Needles Thank you!

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    • Eric Phillips Very musical interpretation Eric. Thanks for all those recordings. 

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    • Hélène Beaulieu Thank you, Helene!

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    • Eric Phillips wow Eric, you impress me in each challenge... very well done! 👍

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    • Blaise Laflamme Thanks, Blaise. Will you be playing anything for this challenge?

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    • Eric Phillips I'm not sure, I already have some stuff on my plate, but Dale gave me the idea of looking at Carlevaro's 4 Estaciones Porteñas arrangement, so who knows! You can look at my YT channel, I've added two public videos lately.

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    • Blaise Laflamme Those were awesome, Blaise! You're in my subscriptions now.

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    • Eric Phillips oh wow... thanks Eric! I plan to record for YT regularly this year, and hopefully participate in more challenges than lately.

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  • Just for fun I recorded my read through (a few trials) of this very romantic and tiny bit melancholic walzlike piece called Grand Hotel Valse. It’s part 2 of the same suite by Eugenio Catina, based on the film score by Nicola Piovani.

     Jack Stewart asked for the rest of the suite, so…

    part 1 and 4 demand some more practice, and I have to spend most of my practice time to more serious stuff. But this valse is just such a joy to read, no complicated fingerings here…. So, there’s room to get carried away by the flow of the music. Thank you maestro Piovani…

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    • joosje That was wonderful Joosje. Especially as a read thru! Thanks for providing another segment of the suite.

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    • Jack Stewart thanks, my pleasure 

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    • joosje Very beautiful, Joosje! It looks like you are doing a challenge within a challenge - the Film Music Challenge! (That actually would be an excellent idea.)

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    • joosje Another beautiful piece inspired from a film score. Thanks for introducing us to these beautiful film score inspired pieces.  

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    • Eric Phillips  agree! There’s a rich variety of beautiful film scores. Some of it perfectly possible for guitar .

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    • joosje This is a beautiful piece. I really like this challenge, it makes me discover new pieces!

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    • joosje thank you for sharing this piece Joosje, your sound and playing are great as usual 👍 

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    • Blaise Laflamme Hélène Beaulieu Dale Needles thank you for listening and for your kind comments 

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  • HI all! I have recorded today something of Granada, DR transcription. I do not know how much I will improve in these next weeks....I have a lot of other pieces that I am working on...but I wanted to participate in the challenge 😎and also because Barney is playing the Tarrega transcription ( I think Segovia did not a transcription of Granada, he did Asturias by sure...), at least he is not playing the David version. There are a lot of mistakes....I am learning it since June of this year (I began it together with "Sevilla" !!! "que loca" !)

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel That's a great start Nora. It will be interesting to see the difference between the 2 transcriptions (DR and Tarrega).

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel  that’s great Nora. 👌It’s not an easy piece but it looks like you have quite solid  control already. Looking forward to hearing your continuation and progress. Your timing and tone are really good. I hear some buzz in the bass, but that might very well be my earphones (not first quality). I’m also working Sevilla, would be nice to share some ideas….. but I can imagine to work these  2 pieces in 2 weeks time is very ambitious….. 

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    • joosje thanks Joosje! yes..I heard also some buzz ...it is there I think, that were my fingers or nails...

      Oh you are working Sevilla! I love that piece...(and Olli also!). Sevilla is very difficult for me...but...I am improving..at a slow tempo of course and with concentration in all the voices...I am playing a transcription of Jose Maria Gallardo del Rey , from Sevilla. When I have heard him to play it...I felt in love ! and I thought I want to play it like him!!! (in a couple of years probably) and I bought his transcription 🙂. Extremely ambitious, as you rightly say, For this reason Sevilla stays in the third line. I have learnt the part A and stop. I leave for later the "copla". I am dedicating a lot of time to exercises and studies...I need better technik. Your play is always very musical Joosje!

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    • Jack Stewart thanks Jack

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel Wow, that's great, Nora! I have attempted this a couple of times, but I usually give up after about five minutes! You are doing well already with it.

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    • Eric Phillips thanks Eric!!! oh come ! you can play by sure! may be more patient.. (paciencia). I am very patient with the music....(although I am incredible impatient  in general). In my hand works veeeeeeeryyyyyyyyyy slowly 🙂. Like a tree growing....

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel Very nicely played.  I love this piece.  Also, I heard the buzz as well but do not think it came from your fingers.  Your shifts appear to be pretty clean. I think it might be coming from the mic.

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    • Dale Needles agree! It’s definitely not a nail sound, Nora. You have a good tone and well defined attack. Must be the mic(s)

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    • joosje @Dale gracias for hearing so carefully ! this is very usefull for me....I think the armony needs to be more low volumen....although the melody is clear.And I would a like a little higher tempo, not to much. Let`s see! thanks again for your attention

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel That's great Nora. This is a very difficult piece, you have a very strong start :)

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel you're doing great Nora! 👍

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel well played Nora. It's coming along nicely. 

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    • Hélène Beaulieu thanks for hearing me Hélène.I hope I can send another video next week 🙂

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    • Blaise Laflamme gracias Blaise!

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    • Derek Thanks Derek! the day is too short for enough practice of all this nice musik.... and to listen all the contributions!

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    • Blaise Laflamme I have heard your Ecuatoriana in YT...beautiful!!!!

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    • Nora Torres-Nagel thank you for listening, that's a beautiful piece by a composer from where I live.

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  • Lob der Tränen, week 2. I started teaching full time this week, so I don't practice as much as I would like to, but I still practice a little bit each day. I made some progress on the second part. I I haven't played on that guitar that much, my thumb is often confuse and don't play the right bass note. I need to prepare more. But overall, it is starting to take shape. I will try to record this weekend the whole song. 

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    • Hélène Beaulieu Very good, Helene! This is the hardest part of the piece, in my opinion, and I have never been able to accomplish it. Your definitely are, and it seems very close to being at performance level for you.

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    • Eric Phillips Thanks, it is not as hard as it looks when played slowly, but getting it faster and smooth will take me a little bit more work. This tempo is not too bad, but I feel it should be slightly faster. 

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    • Hélène Beaulieu I am definitely guilty of not playing things slowly enough at the beginning. I guess I lack patience. It was a joy to hear you play it so well!

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    • Hélène Beaulieu great work, Helene. It’s coming along. I like your glissandi/portamento, and your rallentandos  make perfectly sense. Very musical. Thank you for sharing with us!

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    • joosje Thank you :)

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    • Hélène Beaulieu Nicely done.  I really l love sound that you get from your beautiful guitar.  

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    • Dale Needles Thank you!

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    • Hélène Beaulieu Beautiful Helene. I am looking forward to your complete performance. I love the move from D7 to B flat (ultimately g min) at the the end.

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    • Hélène Beaulieu that's sounding great, the final result will be amazing on that instrument! Thanks for sharing 👍

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    • Blaise Laflamme Thank you!

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    • Jack Stewart Yes, I love the chord progression!

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    • Hélène Beaulieu well played Helene (sorry - no accents on the keyboard). I have been trying to play this for a few months and it is only just coming together. There is one slide up to the chord with the 12th fret E  that I find very difficult - I like how you have a little smile just after playing it (successfully). Maybe I'll post a video of it this weekend.

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    • Hélène Beaulieu a beautifull sound Hélène with your very special guitar! you are doing very well!

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  • I have done a bit of work on a Rameau Minuet. Originally for keyboard instrument arranged for guitar by Segovia. I have played minuet 1 in the past but not really played minuet 2 before. Quite a long piece with all of the repeats.

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    • Derek Very nice, Derek! Other than knowing his name, I really do not know anything about Rameau or his music. I did find this nice painting of him holding a violin, but his right hand looks like he's plucking it like a lute. Maybe that's what inspired Segovia to transcribe his music!

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    • Derek really nice Derek. 

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    • Derek Very nice Here. I have a few pieces of Rameau's transcribed for guitar, generally from Premiere Livre de Clavecin (Alexander Bellow International Anthology) but I do not know these. Do you know what suites they are from?

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    • Derek great Derek, that's not an easy piece regarding legato! I've done a few Rameau transcriptions for guitar duo using a drop B for the 6th string, that's really beautiful music.

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    • Derek That's great, we don't hear a lot of Rameau on the guitar. Good choice!

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    • Eric Phillips thanks Eric

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    • joosje thanks Joosje

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    • Jack Stewart thanks Jack. I think they are from Pieces de Clavecin but not really sure. I bought the music a while back when looking for a minuet by Rameau that Segovia played but it was actually not the one I'd heard. I found the music for the actual minuet I wanted when a friend bought a lot of music he found on Ebay a couple of years ago and it was amongst that. I'll have a go at that one next week!

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    • Blaise Laflamme thanks Blaise

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    • Hélène Beaulieu merci Helene

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    • Derek I just found a recording of those minuets. They are from the Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin: III suite. It's always challenging to figure out which collection pieces are from with Rameau. I think he named all of his collections Pièces de Clavecin. Very nice. 

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  • Schumann's Traumerei (update Jan 14)

    I have continued to work on this beautiful music. In the A and A' sections, I made some small changes in the fingerings that I think improve it a bit. The big change is in second phrase the B section (measures 13-16). I had been playing the melody an octave lower, but now I have it back up where Schumann (and Tarrega) put it, which I think is more musically effective. I'm still a little wary in this section, but I got through it here.

    Also, I am now playing it without a score. This happened the natural way - just from practicing it so much that I have it memorized. I'm sure that a live performance of it, however, would completely knock the whole thing out of my memory!

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    • Eric Phillips 👏👏👏absolutely wonderful performance. I m impressed with your progress overall. Your tone is so beautiful, phrasing also. I can listen over and over again. It’s a pity there’s some drumming on the background. In your recording system, I guess. 

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    • Eric Phillips That's beautiful Eric. I have to agree with joosje, great tone and phrasing. Now I want to learn that song!

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    • Eric Phillips Wow! beautiful. I agree that the higher registers are more effective in the B section - and a lot more difficult - especially as you move across the neck. Well done.

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    • joosje Thanks, Joosje! I didn't hear the sound until I listened with headphones. I'm not sure where that's coming from. Maybe Martin would know what I did wrong.

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    • Hélène Beaulieu Thank you, Helene! You definitely should try it. 

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    • Jack Stewart Thank you, Jack! The four-string bar at the 11th fret was nearly impossible for me to do at first, but it became playable with practice. Still challenging, mind you, but playable. 🙂

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    • Eric Phillips fantastic Eric. This is well worth all of the effort you must have put in to get such a performance. I really enjoyed listening to it

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    • Derek Thank you, Derek! Definitely worth the effort.

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    • Eric Phillips Awesome Eric! Like you I used to memorize pieces as I play them and I think it's an effective way, and once memorized it's so easier to bring life to all those notes! 👋

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    • Blaise Laflamme Thank you, Blaise!

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  • Here's one I started on last week. A couple of hesitations and it needs more practice. For those that don't recognise it, a piece called Take 5 from the 1950s written by jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond who played and recorded it with the Dave Brubeck quartet.

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  • Mozart's Il Mio Tesoro (arr. Pratten)

    Here is an arrangement of an aria from Don Giovanni found in Catherina Pratten's "Guitar School" (score attached, but the whole book is easily found on IMSLP). Any chance we have to play some of Mozart's music on the guitar is a real privilege.

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  • Schubert /Mertz  Standchen

    This is another piece I had worked on quite a while back and am trying it again. Very rough indeed! I probably won't have it polished for a while. The second verse always gives me a hard time. As does the B section. As does the intro........

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    • Jack Stewart It is saying the video is unavailable again, Jack. Looking forward to hearing you play it!

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    • Eric Phillips Well... I got 1 out of 2 right this time. It should be good now. Thanks, again, for the heads up.

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    • Jack Stewart Wow, that is sounding nice, Jack! I have tried this a few times myself, and I just can't seem to get the polyrhythm down. You make it sound just right. It obviously needs more work, but that is a really difficult piece, and you got through the whole thing! 

      At times in this, the sound was out of sync with the video. I'm not sure if that is my computer messing up or not, though.

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    • Jack Stewart good job, Jack. Sounds so beautiful It’s a great arrangement, by Mertz. Quite difficult btw. Especially the differentiation between vocal line and accompaniment. And, indeed, those triplets with the eight notes are complicated. You did great already, would love to hear you again with this one. 

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    • Jack Stewart wonderful Jack. It would be great if you could work on this and play it at one of the next concerts. Looking forward to hearing it. I can almost play Lob der Thranen and I've been looking at Der Fischermadchen but haven't managed to get through that yet

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    • Jack Stewart good work Jack, that's not easy stuff.

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  • Lutoslawski Folk Melodies #1 'Oh My Johnny'

    I have to get something modern in here to salvage my reputation (🙄whatever that means). I heard these on a Julian Bream album of modern music and loved them. I just recently acquired the transcriptions (by Raymond Burley). This is my first effort at these.

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  • Haydn's Tempo di Menuet from Sonata in D major XVI:33 (trans. Tarrega)

    I found this fairly guitar-friendly transcription of some music by Joseph Haydn. The piano version is quite brisk with more ornamentation. The B section is particularly fun to play.

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