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CVB1 Lesson 7: 6 videos

Exercising the eighth notes a bit more, but now also with ties.
You can play shorter notes or legato, all up to you.
Let’s go gypsy on 26!
If you practice the eighth-note ties in 27 and 28 you will be ready for your first classical song by J.S. Bach. (Tab 29)

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Lesson 7 Tied 8th Notes

In this lesson we will exercise the eighth notes a bit more, but now also with ties. You can play shorter notes or legato, all up to you. Let’s go gypsy on 26! If you practice the eighth-note ties in 27 and 28 you will be ready for your first classical song by J.S. Bach. (Tab 29)

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26

Let’s practice the eighth notes on G and D string. CVB1 26

 

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27

Tied eighths on the A and E string. CVB1 27

 

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28

Now on the D string. CVB1 28

 

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29

It is time for our first classical song, by J.S. Bach. Notice the upbeat again, (2 eighth notes), so you would count till 3 and on the 4th beat you play the upbeat. Also notice that the last measure has 3 beats, having “moved” the 4th to the beginning. CVB1 29

 

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Let’s improvise

Quarter and eighth notes in our improvisations again. Now we will tie the eighths like in ex. 29. We will also use different notes for the quarter and the eighths.

 

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  1. Fotios Gioulekas

    Excellent feedback and guidelines by Xander regarding placing correctly the fingers (3rd finger) on the fingerboard while trying to change strings (A to E) and without using stickers!

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