No. 10 – Fixed Position Exercise for the Left Hand

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This is a video lesson for my new ebook: 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar – For beginner to intermediate classical guitarists (Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips). Check out more free video lessons at the lesson archive. I’ll be releasing videos for all 20 exercises.

Left Hand Position (Horizontal) This exercise is great for stabilizing the left-hand position needed for playing counterpoint or other multi-voice textures. I have notated the exercise in first position only, remember to practice it up the frets as well. I repeat each pattern up to the 12th fret. The goal here is to gain finger independence. Keep the first note/finger of each group down but only press lightly. The notation can be confusing so check the tab and remember it’s one finger per fret.

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Video Link & Source: This is Classical Guitar on YouTube

Here’s an older video as well.


Video Link: http://youtu.be/vemuKUKbHHI



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