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Approaching Etude No. 2 Villa-Lobos

This post deals with how to approach learning the awesome Etude No. 2 by Villa-Lobos. It has a series of videos that will walk you through how to learn and effectively practice this study. It is the first lesson in the #villalobos12in12 challenge. Get the Study Guide All the video lesson below correspond to theRead More…

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#villalobos12in12 Challenge

#villalobos12in12 is a community led challenge for all classical guitarists who wish to learn Villa-Lobos’ 12 etudes, in 12 months! Check out the details below. Fill in your details and get your copy of the Etude 1 study guide straight to your inbox now – FREE! #villalobos12in12! what is that? I bet, like me, youRead More…

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Approaching Etude No. 2 by Carcassi Part 1

This is the first part of a”super-lesson” for guitar, and it is going to cover approaching¬†Etude No. 2 by Matteo Carcassi¬† from Op. 60. If you are interested to see what a 19th century classical guitar etude has in common with Jazz, a freaky guitarist, metal and Indian classical Indian music!? Check out this lesson.Read More…

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Approaching Etude No. 2 by Villa-Lobos

This post is going to cover approaching Heiter Villa-Lobos’s Etude No. 2. We will be looking into arpeggio shapes and barre chords. There is a free down load of the chord shapes and fingering available below.   Etude No. 2 by Villa-Lobos is a 2 page whirlwind study of extended arpeggio shapes across the entireRead More…

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Sor No. 13 Op. 29 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2016 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Fernando Sor‘s study no. 13 from Op. 29, written by our editor Rhayn Jooste.   Sor’s Study No. 13 Op. 29 This lesson delves into barre technique, how to shape your tone and classical period melody andRead More…