Lesson of the Week for Classical Guitar
Left Hand Preparation (Planting) via my YouTube Channel.
The main benefits to your left hand technique are: accuracy, speed, efficiency: economy of motion (using small smooth motions). It’s a great way to practice your pieces. It’s also a way to work on your left hand technique rather than just play something over and over. If you’re looking for technique books I would recommend: The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique by Hubert Käppel which is an amazing 245 pages of exercises and text. There are also some great left hand exercises in Scott Tennant’s Pumping Nylon. You can see more lesson videos at the lesson archive page. For more free weekly lessons join the Email Newsletter for updates and please consider donating to the site or sharing this post to support.
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