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Music Practice - A Video Blog

Saturday, November 12, 2011


I have the flu today and feel miserable. I skipped Body Pump, but did get in some practice time. I decided to be brave and record a piece of my practice session for my Music Maker's challenge to write one blog about music each month in March.

This is a falsetta from a (flamenco) Solea I am working on.

Neither the video nor the practice session are stellar, but I hope you enjoy a little window into my music practice. At least you can see how pretty my guitar is. I am so in love with it!

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MEDDYPEDDY 11/17/2011 12:39AM

    Wow - after seing that I am not sure if I will post my vlog of me playing ukulele and singing the song I wrote...

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MILLISMA 11/15/2011 9:21PM

    Well, I'm impressed. The guitar is gorgeous and so it the music!!!

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VALERIEMAHA 11/15/2011 6:53PM

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PUDLECRAZY 11/15/2011 6:32PM

    Thank you, my friends. I was very shy about posting this, I still haven't worked myself up to playing more than folk songs in front of people.

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MARY1313 11/15/2011 5:56PM

    Beautiful! The guitar speaks to my soul like no other instrument. thanks for sharing!!

Mary

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MCGS62 11/15/2011 3:47PM

    Yes!! you definately must post the entire piece when you are feelin well again!


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DDOORN 11/14/2011 10:08PM

    Lovely classical flamenco playing!

I had some basic classical lessons AGES ago, remember a few things. But mostly I still own my one & only guitar a Yamaha classical guitar. I tend to play a mixed bag of jazz, folk & pop...mostly self-taught. I've ALWAYS loved the mellow sound of the classical nylon-stringed guitar. Steel-strings just sound too tinny to me. Plus I LOVE Brasilian Bossa Nova and it really only "works" on the classical nylon-stringed guitar, IMHO.

Don

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OLDERDANDRT 11/14/2011 9:38AM

    I don't play anything but piano ( and not even that for too long emoticon ), but I love, love, love the sound of a guitar. From what I just heard here, I was mesmerized! You're doing quite well! Way back when I was young and I attempted (by myself) to learn guitar, I only learned a few chords. To even think of playing strings separately was something I figured I'd learn way in the future ( never did). I really admire you for pursuing instruction and learning so much!! It's a great stress buster to play music. Keep up the great work. Hope you feel better very soon!
It IS a beautiful instrument, too! emoticon

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TRULYVISIBLE 11/14/2011 5:16AM

  ENCORE, ENCORE!

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FIFIFRIZZLE 11/13/2011 9:36PM

    What a beautiful piece of music, it's WONDERFUL to be able to hear and see your work. Awesome!

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OVERWORKEDJANET 11/13/2011 5:19AM

    Great, I was tapping my toes!
That was my house gowing up, 3 of 4 of us playing all the time. I miss it. I played for Lucas...he's has been in a music class since 4 months and is so fascinated with strings. He sits in your lap or stands next to you. I gave him his uke, which he revered for about 20 minutes, then it became a weapon. Kids. emoticon

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TISHTOES 11/13/2011 1:27AM

    Yes, beautiful! And I hope the music made you feel better.


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WATERMELLEN 11/13/2011 12:14AM

    What a treat! Thank you!! Loved it . . . and your generosity.

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DOR2BFIT 11/12/2011 8:26PM

    That was absolutely lovely!
Hope you feel better soon! emoticon

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IUHRYTR 11/12/2011 8:09PM

    This shows how peaceful music can be. emoticon -- Lou

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 11/12/2011 7:35PM

    Those lessons have been well worth your time. How very beautiful Chris and a treat for us.

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BADASSBLONDIE 11/12/2011 7:13PM

    That. Was. Beautiful. *hugs*Thank you for posting!

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ARLENE_MOVES 11/12/2011 6:43PM

    That was so nice. Thank you so much for sharing. You are very good, but you do look sick - hope you are feeling better by tomorrow!!



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