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Offline Lord_Gigabyte

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Re: So, what are you learning now? (on your instrument/s)
« Reply #3325 on: November 11, 2019, 08:12:27 am »
Since i realised a while ago that i completely neglected learning songs (i was too focused on technique), i made up a list.

Sitting on the dock of the bay
Working class hero
Polly
Redemption song

Layla as a future option....
I'll get it in the end. Just don't give up, that's the key....

Offline glpguitar

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Re: So, what are you learning now? (on your instrument/s)
« Reply #3326 on: November 11, 2019, 09:00:30 am »
Transcribing the whole Far More album from Lari Basilio.

If you do not know her, here's the making of album:




A few months ago, Captain also posted an interview with her on Andertons YouTube channel if anyone is interested. She is an amazing musician and seems a very nice person as well. Was quite disappointed that I was on holidays and missed her gig.

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Re: So, what are you learning now? (on your instrument/s)
« Reply #3327 on: November 11, 2019, 10:11:51 pm »
Acoustic Guitar (steel-string)
  • Still playing around with DADGAD and EBEABE (with a cut capo). I'm making an arrangement of a Celtic tune. (Guitar, violin, viola, and probably whistle or recorder, plus bodhran.)
  • Still working on arpeggios, but now I'm improvising with them (still over the Autumn Leaves progression) and mixing in pentatonics.
  • Been brushing up on triads on string 4-3-2, going around the circle of fifths.
  • Various strumming + vocals songs

Classical Guitar
  • Working through Etudes from a method book
  • Re-learning Le Cygne (I neglected it for months. It's coming back, though.)
  • Robin Reddocke (lute song arranged for guitar)
Recorder
  • Working through a method book (alto recorder)
  • Sakura (alto recorder)
  • Kalevala Melody (alto recorder)
  • A Jig (soprano recorder)
  • Minuet in D Minor (Handel) (soprano recorder)
  • Rigaudon in Am (Telemann) (soprano recorder)
Piano

I recently bought a Yamaha digital piano to go in my office. I've been playing piano a lot more now that one is handy. (We have a piano in the living room, but there's always activity out there, and all my music stuff is in my office, anyway.)
  • Chord inversions (circle of fifths)
  • Chord inversions (I-V-I and I-IV-I progressions)
  • Scales
  • Re-learning old repertoire pieces. Currently working on Stardust Falls and Prelude Opus 28 No. 20 (Chopin)
Ear Training

Using Toned Ear and working on identifying harmonic intervals without using a fixed root. I've discovered that's a weak spot, for me.
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