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Classical Guitar Lessons: Carcassi Method -- Key of C Sharp Minor

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Carcassi method key of C sharp minor.
This is four sharps and is the relative
minor to E major so, here we go.
First position scale, I think,
but in this case in order to actually play
a proper C
sharp minor scale on the guitar we have to
actually change positions and so
we have to go into six position to
complete the scale, and then back down.
So that maybe a new one here, I think this
is the first key where that happens.
So, and he has fingerings there for it and
the positions.
So here we go.
Here's the scale.
I'm gonna play you just the scale.
Right here is where you're going to on the
A sharp.
Switch to sixth position.
And now here on the G sharp is where you
shift back into fourth er, first position.
And now just a scale exercise.
And now a short prelude in C sharp minor.
All the fingerings that you need on your
left hand are for there,
the right hand fingering of course is
going to be a P-I-M-A-M-I-P fingering.
Lots of bars in that example there.
Of course C sharp minor is a very uncommon
almost, very few pieces in that key and
that's the reason is because in order to
play all the the main chords one, six,
four, two, five, one.
It would, you'd be holding down a lot of
So if your hand, your left hand gets a
little tired just take a break.
You're really just playing that prelude
just to get acquainted with the different
sonorities of the key of C major.