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Brouwer Guitar Lesson – Danza Caracteristica

Danza Caracteristca by Leo Brouwer is what this guitar lesson is going to cover, in 4 short micro studies. This piece is the perfect vehicle to learn the basics of Cuban music, Modern Drop D tuning, and Brouwer’s language . So keeping time, and playing with a Latin soul is the order of the day.Read More…

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Bach Guitar Lesson – Invention 1

This short Bach guitar lesson is going to cover Invention 1 for two guitars. This piece is the perfect vehicle to learn the basics of Baroque music, how to ornament lines, and will help with playing with others. So keeping time, and counting. Invention 1 by J.S. Bach Invention No. 1 is a two-voice keyboardRead More…

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Approaching Etude No. 12 Villa-Lobos

This post deals with how to learn the awesome Etude No. 12 by Villa-Lobos. It has a series of videos that will walk you through how to practice and effectively perform this study. It is the twelfth in the series for the #villalobos12in12 challenge. Villa-Lobos 12 studies in 12 Months I bet, like me, youRead More…

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Villa-Lobos Etude 12 Micro Study 2 – Chord Shapes

Villa-Lobos Etude 12 Micro Study 2 is a guitar lesson designed to help with playing the 1st section chord shapes, in this case for Etude 12 by Villa-Lobos. These extra lessons are all part of the #villalobos12in12 challenge. Villa-Lobos Etude 12 Chord Shapes This is a short micro study which will help get closer toRead More…

Villa-Lobos Etude 11 Micro Study 1 – 8ve Arpeggio

Villa-Lobos Etude 11 Micro Study 1 is a guitar lesson designed to help with playing the 8ve arpeggios, in this case for Etude 11 by Villa-Lobos. These extra lessons are all part of the #villalobos12in12 challenge. Villa-Lobos Etude 11 Arpeggios This is a short micro study which will help get closer to all those arpeggiosRead More…