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Showing posts with label Guitar. Show all posts
Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 on Guitar

Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 on Guitar

Many years ago when I was studying with José Tomás in Alicante, Spain, I brought in a new piece I wanted to play. I wasn't quite ready, technically, to launch into one of the lute suites so I had…

Bach: Prelude in E, BWV 1006a

Bach: Prelude in E, BWV 1006a

In my last post, on John Williams, a tricky little passage in the Prelude to the E major lute suite came up. This passage, an arpeggiated chord sequence, is tricky for guitarists because they have a …

Guitar Obsessions

Guitar Obsessions

I should have realized early on that I was not like most other guitarists. I'm not quite as obsessed with the instrument as some players are. The Wall Street Journal has a case study:  When Your …