January 31st, 2011

Guitar Aerobics
entire week 6

C Major
5th Position
72 = quarter note
all rhythms

ending solo to Fade to Black
play for the May recital?

Listen:
Achilles Last Stand

Next lesson:
start with C Major Scale 5th Position
Fade to Black solo

January 31st, 2011

Deer Hollow
recital March 28th?

C major Scale
free stroke
8th Position
Rhythms
4
31
hollow
13
hollow
22
hollow
1111

Compose!

Remember, you can have an extremely fruitful one day of composing, but it takes 2-3 weeks of daily guitar practice to feel comfortable on the instrument. If your goal is to perform, practice everyday. But always follow your inspiration to compose!

Maryknoll Fathers

Stella's Plaint

January 28th, 2011

Fur Elise

Study in E Minor by Giuliani
page 188-189
Right Hand arpeggio p-i-m-a-m-i
bring the book!

Waltz in C by Carulli
page 117

January 28th, 2011

All Along the Watchtower

0:52 first solo
1:42 second solo
1:59 interlude


2:16 third solo
1.normal
2.slide
3.wah
4.normal

Guitar Aerobics
week 3

perfect the second solo

next week:
bring wah pedal
third solo

January 28th, 2011

prelude #4
memorize chords
drill middle section with Metronom

grow nails!

Spider Dance
learn second page
memorize

Circle of Fifths

January 28th, 2011

El Decameron Negro
1st Movement

Un Poco Sostenuto to the repeat

practice at 120 for the eighth note for entire song

top line on page 2 eighth note = 90

for Tuesday:
learn page 3-4

January 28th, 2011

C Major Scale
1st Position
alternate picking
say notes outloud

Hotel CAlifornia
memorize first verse

write song!
verse C-Dm
chorus E-Dm

Beat it

January 28th, 2011

You Shook Me all night long solo
use the recordings I sent you
entire solo!!

learn the entire song!

work on the last line of the solo

recital in March 28

January 28th, 2011

A Minor Pentatonic
5th position
4x each note
alternate picking

I'd Do Anything

From the Beginning
use metronome

January 27th, 2011

Mauro Giuliani
Sonatina Op. 71 #1

dynamics and tone production

sweeter tone!!

next lesson:
allegretto