Tag left-hand

Barre Exercise for Classical Guitar

Lesson: Barre Exercise for Classical Guitar – This is Exercise No. 16 from my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips, video lessons. YouTube Lesson Link. The technique of…

Scale Lesson and Exercise: Articulation and Dynamics

Scale Lesson and Exercise (Part 3 of 3): Articulation and Dynamics for Classical Guitar– This is Exercise No. 13 from my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips,…

Scale Lesson & Exercise: Rhythmic Vitality

Scale Lesson and Exercise (Part 2 of 3): Rhythmic Vitality for Classical Guitar – This is Exercise No. 12 from my pdf book 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar for beginner to intermediate classical guitarists. Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips,…

Lesson: Left Hand Thumb Position

Lesson of the Week – Left hand thumb positionThis is a Q&A via email. Youtube Video Link. A discussion and lesson about the left hand thumb position for classical guitar. This is a question from Paul who wanted to know…

Lesson: Using the 4th finger in first position

This video lesson covers the question: Should beginner classical guitar students learn to play D and G in the first position (top strings) with the 4th finger or the 3rd finger? My answer is to use the 4th finger because…

Lesson: Left Hand & 4th (Pinky) Finger Trouble

A free lesson on left hand technique with a focus on 4th finger (pinky) troubles. This lesson was request via YouTube comments. For beginner and intermediate students of classical guitar. In this lesson I talk about left hand alignment, guitar…

Lesson: Left Hand Technique Advice with Matthew McAllister

The excellent Scottish guitarist Matthew McAllister gives a lesson in left hand technique for classical guitar. Matthew has fantastic technique but most importantly a very musical technique. He’s also a great teacher so enjoy this lesson. This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars and their…

Barre Exercise for Classical Guitar

This is a new video lesson for my ebook: 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar – For beginner to intermediate classical guitarists (Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips).I’ve been meaning to re-record some of these with better video quality. This exercise & lesson,…

Intermediate Shifts and Slurs Exercise

This is a video lesson for my ebook: 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar – For beginner to intermediate classical guitarists (Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips). This exercise & lesson, No. 14 – Intermediate Shifts and Slurs Exercise for Classical Guitar, is…

Intermediate Left Hand Exercise for Classical Guitar

This is a new video lesson for my ebook: 20 Favorite Exercises for Classical Guitar – For beginner to intermediate classical guitarists (Includes: notation, TAB, fingerings, practice tips). I’ve been meaning to re-record some of these with better video quality. This exercise, No.…

Beginner Left Hand Exercises for Classical Guitar

Here is a lesson and some exercises for the left hand position and development on the classical guitar. This is one of the most common and important lessons for beginners and intermediate players. I’m using example exercises (No. 2 Vertical…

Scott Morris: Left Hand Position & Guide Fingers

Another guitar lesson by Scott Morris via Guitar Salon International. In this video Morris talks about guide fingers but first about the left hand position in general. This is useful for security, accuracy, learning relaxation, and left-hand preparation. This is via…