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Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-27-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Learn to read music and play from this...

Learn to read music and play from this website:

http://www.cpmusic.com/tradmus.html

I'm guessing you don't know your way around traditional music yet, but start slowly. Do not try playing at full...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-27-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Hobgoblin - Folk and Celtic Instruments...

Hobgoblin - Folk and Celtic Instruments (http://www.hobgoblin.com)

You in the UK? I can recommend Hobgoblin. I bought my Mandolin from them and they're happy to help you through if you're new to...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-27-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
It's history comes from choral music, you don't...

It's history comes from choral music, you don't see it very often in pop music. Jazz music uses it in some respects. It was originally made to avoid clashing notes when two voices were moving in...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-27-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
If you're skipping tuning around a lot you've set...

If you're skipping tuning around a lot you've set yourself one hell of a task. How can anyone remember something that is constantly changing? Just do it a little at a time.

Learn the notes in...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-09-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I've seen Robbie Krieger from The Doors do it,...

I've seen Robbie Krieger from The Doors do it, but i don't think he does it on any recordings. It was one of the few times i was impressed by the technique.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-07-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
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Views: 849
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
If i was buying a guitar for $50,000 i wouldn't...

If i was buying a guitar for $50,000 i wouldn't get one with this on it's description:


He put his pride on the line, but no information is available? I feel someone is trying to trick me.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-29-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I use Sibelius, and i paid for it too. *nods* I...

I use Sibelius, and i paid for it too. *nods* I didn't download it off a torrent, that's naughty.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-28-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I don't think talking is melodic, but it's...

I don't think talking is melodic, but it's definelty rhythmic. The art of speech making follows very strict rhythmic patterns, and some of the most natural people have been the world's ugliest...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-28-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Try working out a vocal melody, that is something...

Try working out a vocal melody, that is something that helped me massively. Even if it's only a really tacky pop song (i did Human League's - Don't You Want Me Baby), it helps.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-27-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Learn your scales; on your instrument and on...

Learn your scales; on your instrument and on paper.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-26-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I think any repertoire is naturally low. Unless...

I think any repertoire is naturally low. Unless you're working all the time on keeping pieces up to performance standard then they naturally fall out of memory. I can play Chopin on the piano, but...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 554
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I learnt it one way; practice, practice,...

I learnt it one way; practice, practice, practice, and more practice. :)
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Link...

Link (http://www.4shared.com/file/41377208/d7fb4d60/Mamas_In_The_Papas_-_California_Dreamin.html)

This version is in Am, but it seems okay.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-20-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
This seems correct. Link...

This seems correct. Link (http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/tabs/m/mamas_and_the_papas/california_dreaming_crd.htm)

Key seems to C#m.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-18-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Don't play through pain aswell, that's your...

Don't play through pain aswell, that's your bodies way of telling you to have a rest.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-18-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I tell my pupils to get 'Harmony and Theory: A...

I tell my pupils to get 'Harmony and Theory: A Comprehensive Source for All Musicians' by Keith Wyatt. I used it in the early years of my degree and it's very useful.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-18-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
The acoustic version is an early demo of...

The acoustic version is an early demo of Strawberry Fields. That's nice on solo guitar:

Link (http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/tabs/b/beatles/strawberry_fields_forever_acoustic_tab.htm)

Norwegian...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-18-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,986
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Don't beat yourself up, it takes time and...

Don't beat yourself up, it takes time and patience to become great at anything. It's the same with anything; practice, practice, practice, and more practice. Don't feel bad for having time off...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-18-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
There are some real books available to download...

There are some real books available to download from rapidshare.

http://rapidshare.com/users/QFEL0
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-16-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Ball and Biscuit sounds okay. It's only a blues...

Ball and Biscuit sounds okay. It's only a blues so it needs changing a little for a solo guitar, but it can work.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-16-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I'm no expert but wasn't he a pianist first? If...

I'm no expert but wasn't he a pianist first? If he doesn't know any scales i'll chop my own fingers off.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-16-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
You can play it over anything, yes, but it...

You can play it over anything, yes, but it doesn't mean it's going to sound brilliant everytime you use it. If you can use chromatic scales cleverly then that is a million times better than throwing...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-09-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I don't think Chopin moves too well onto guitar,...

I don't think Chopin moves too well onto guitar, not any arrangements i have heard anyway.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-09-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
There are some nice arrangements of Bach's...

There are some nice arrangements of Bach's 'Toccata & Fugue in D minor (BWV 565)' for electric guitar.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-16-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
That text refers to Ancient Irish Music,...

That text refers to Ancient Irish Music, pre-Anglo times. I know folk music differs a lot, but it has moved on in the past 1,000 years.

There are some nice studies of O'Carolan on this website. ...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-12-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I've never played them the same.

I've never played them the same.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-12-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 948
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
Is Grade 7-8 the age of pupils or their skill...

Is Grade 7-8 the age of pupils or their skill level?

I finish my music degree in about 7 weeks and i'm considering teaching, but as a profession it isn't really calling me. I'd like to get a few...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-09-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
1. In general the more you spend the better you...

1. In general the more you spend the better you get. Acoustic instruments don't hide their flaws well, so if you get an awful instrument you can hear it's awful. If you're serious save up a bit...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-09-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
You're playing a song and you want a melody to...

You're playing a song and you want a melody to stand out, correct? If you give us an idea of the type of song you're playing someone might be able to help. Some songs can be arranged nicely onto...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-06-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Chris_Sleeps
I've got a Ashbury mandolin and it's nice to...

I've got a Ashbury mandolin and it's nice to play, but i imagine it would be a hundred times more fun in a group setting. It's not as rewarding to play on your own as a guitar is, for me...
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