When learning or performing a piece, we may have the option to play certain passages or chords in different positions, with different fingerings. But which one is the right one? Each position has its pros and cons, challenges, unique tone, timbre and sonority. One can easily get lost in the interpretation and details. Therefore, it… Read More How to Choose The Right Guitar Fingering
Sight-reading, déchiffrage (French), or prima vista (Italian) is the ability to read and simultaneously play/sing the music notation. This practice is more common for classical musicians. Just like any other skill, one needs the practice to improve this skill gradually (Click Here to learn how to improve your sight-reading). However, pianists, flutists, vocalists, and many… Read More Why it’s harder for guitarists to sight-read
With the new lifestyle that Corona virus has brought us, as well as new challenges, we might have time to do new things or achieve goals that we had little or no time for before. Of course, you may have more time to listen to music. So, here are some various playlists for you –… Read More …And…Playlists…!
How different are online to in-person lessons? Are online lessons the right option for you?… Read More Online vs. In-person Lessons?
Which one is more important? Which one is more challenging?
Which one do you care more about?… Read More Musicianship or techniques, which one’s more important?
What you should know before buying a guitar!… Read More Guide on upgrading your guitar
1st podcast: How to stay motivated? How to practice? What to practice?… Read More The secret to stay motivated as a guitarist/musician
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909) was the influential Spanish composer and guitarist of the romantic era. Back in those days, not everybody believed in the potentials of the guitar and it was more common to compose for instruments like piano and violin. Francisco Tárrega has greatly influenced the development of the “classical” guitar by the etudes, studies… Read More Tárrega, Paco de Lucia & History of the Guitar
Classical guitar’s repertoire consists of pieces that have been written by composers of different nationalities. Even great composers who never really wrote anything for the instrument were thinking very highly of the guitar. “The guitar is an orchestra in itself”, Beethoven. “Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly two”, Chopin. However, classical guitar… Read More Malagueña Arr. For Classical Guitar
On every polyphonic instrument, knowing how to play chords is one of the most important subjects, every song is built and based on chords after all. One can sometimes listen to a good chord progression with no real melody and enjoy it. For some reasons, playing chords seems to be a bit more confusing and… Read More Chords on the Guitar