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Dec
03

Scales for Technique                                                                                Scales, Part 2
Scales, Part 3                                                                                  Left Hand Technique
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May
20

On Warmup and Technique Pt. 1                                        On Warmup and Technique Pt. 2, Arpeggios
On Warmup and Technique Pt. 3, Scales                                    On Warmup and Technique Pt. 4, Slurs
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Oct
18

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Here’s one more video lesson from Scott Morris illustrating concepts from his method Classical Guitar Complete. Here Scott looks at right hand positioning, using Carcassi’s Etude #2 as his example, and talks about the importance of planning your right hand positions as carefully as you do with your left hand. Scott is playing a 2006 Simon Marty guitar.

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Oct
07

Scott-Barring

We have another video lesson from Scott Morris illustrating concepts from his method Classical Guitar Complete. This time Scott tackles the topic of barring technique, using the second variation from Sor’s Marlborough Variations as his example, and looks at when a half bar (or no bar at all) is more appropriate than a full bar, and how to achieve a good sounding bar with a minimum of tension. Scott is playing a 1999 Gioachino Giussani guitar.

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Oct
07

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Here’s Scott Morris with another video lesson, this time covering the all-important topic of tone production – everything from nail shape to making choices to special effects. And be sure to check out Scott’s method Classical Guitar Complete – From Basics to Bach. Scott’s playing a Sergio Perez Aranjuez cedar.

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Jun
03

slurs

This week we have the final video lesson of our series with Scott Morris to go with his method Classical Guitar Complete – From Basics to Bach. This time he covers the left hand, focusing on slurs, and gices some final tips and recommendations.

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May
27

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This week we have another video lesson from Scott Morris to go with his method Classical Guitar Complete – From Basics to Bach. This time he covers scales, how to practice them, how to better synchronize your left and right hands, and some mistakes to avoid when shifting.

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Dec
08


Here’s another lesson from Scott Morris – this one on the use of Baroque ornamentation, which can be a somewhat controversial subject. Scott looks at the use of trills and mordents, how to go about applying them and even gets into their technique. This video is an accompaniment to chapter 4 of his book Classical Guitar Complete: From Basics to Bach. Scott is playing a 2012 Sebastian Stenzel guitar.

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Jul
21

Armenian-born guitarist Vahagni was at GSI last week to play some guitars, and as he had to make a video for his column in Fingerstyle 360, we decided to just shoot it at the showroom. So here he is playing a Bulerias falseta and then breaking it down for us on a great 1994 Jose Marin Plazuelo flamenco.

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Jul
14

Scott Morris recently published Volume 2 of his guitar method, Classical Guitar Complete – From Basics to Bach, so he stopped by to record a few companion videos. His first lesson deals with playing in various positions in order to get away from first position when that makes sense (and he goes into why it does often make sense), and he uses his piece ‘Where U At’, which is playable in five positions, to illustrate. Scott is playing a 1966 cedar-top Ramirez 1a in this video.

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