Lesson: Right Hand Tone Production on Classical Guitar
Or: How to get a good sound on classical guitar
YouTube Video Link (4K)
Exploring changes in timbre from tasto to ponticello, to subtle changes to fingernail angles, learning to control your sound is an essential skill. Also check out my article on nail filing for guitar. If you’re enjoying these lessons please consider supporting the site.
Below is another nice lesson on tone production from Gohar Vardanyan via her sponsor String By Mail. Gohar Vardanyan is an amazing guitarist with a clear sound and blazing technique. You can check out my detailed explanation of how I file my nails on classical guitar as well.
More Free Lessons:
- Posture and Sitting Position for Classical Guitar – Video, Photos, Tips, Diagrams
- Right Hand Position for Classical Guitar – Video, Photos, Tips, Diagrams
- Left Hand Position for Classical Guitar – Video, Photos, Tips, Diagrams
Books to consider:
- Classical Guitar Method – Vol I (Werner), Notation, Video Lessons, 100 pages [free]
- Classical Guitar Method Vol II (Werner), Notation, Video Lessons, 89 pages
- 20 Favorite Exercises (Werner) Gr.1-6, Notation + TAB, Video lessons
- The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique (Käppel), 245 pages of exercises and excellent text advice, photos, explanations, and tons of exercises. Kinda big though…
- Pumping Nylon by Scott Tennant (new 2nd edition) – Physical workouts to train those muscles and gain finger independence and dexterity. Very popular book and good memorable exercises for warm ups. It’s kind of the perfect size book for students to simply get to work.
- Pumping Nylon in TAB by Scott Tennant – for you tab junkies out there.