Tag Ricardo Iznaola

Lesson: Shifts and String Noise on Guitar

This is from my Lesson of the Week segment of the site. A lesson on shifts and string noise for classical guitar using Ricardo Iznaola’s Kitharologus: The Path to Virtuosity (Amazon). This is exercise No. 37 in level 3. I’d put…

Lesson: Extension and Contraction of the Right Hand

This is from my Lesson of the Week segment of the site. The idea of Extension and Contraction is so common for the left hand but rarely practiced in the right hand. I’m using Exercise 21 from Ricardo Iznaola’s Kitharologus:…
On Practicing - A Manual for Students of Guitar by Ricardo Iznaola

Emotional Detachment During Practice

As a follow up to last week’s review of Ricardo Iznaola’s On Practicing: A manual for students of guitar performance, I came across a checklist including a statement called “Emotional Detachment”. Here is what Iznaola states: a. Emotional Detachment from the material being…