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Classical Guitar Lessons: Carcassi Method -- Key of B Minor

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Carcassi Method Key of B Minor, and
in keeping with the series you'll notice
the method that he doesn't, he starts to
not put his
many fingerings, left hand fingerings in
for you.
And also some of the exercises start to
get pre progressively a little
bit more complex as he's moving you into,
into in more into different key areas.
So, I just want to remind you that in the
scale exercise, for example,
the first you, you know, he gives you
position numbers but not exact fingering.
So that's all in keeping with everything
that you've done up to this point.
So if you're a little unfamiliar with it
you may want to visit C major, G major,
A minor that kind of thing.
So to, to refamiliarize yourself with the
mode that he's basically working in here.
So, anything you
see here the scale
exercise the,
the entire scale
exercise is played
within the first
position and
so here we go
Like so, and also I want you to notice the
sixth and
seventh scale degrees are raised as the
scale goes up as
is the custom with playing melodic minor
The sixth and seventh are raised as the
notes go up the scale as they come down
those notes are made naturally again.
So, that's been par for
the course with the, with the scale
exercise in the Carcassi study.
And now the other thing,
again as the reminder, your right hand
fingerings for the scale exercises.
Any notes in first position that are
played on the bottom three strings
Carcassi as keeping with the series, are
played with the thumb.
And then when you switch to the upper
three strings you are to alternate.
And that's what I had demonstrated there
for you.
Now going onto the arpeggio exercises.
Just one of them here.
He gives you position numbers.
Second position for the first two
So that just means here.
You're first finger indicates the position
that you're in.
Second position, which is second fret.
Like this.
And then the third measure, you'll have a
[SOUND] meaning you're gonna put the bar
down here [SOUND] for the third measure.
Then in the fifth measure he indicates
first position.
So, [SOUND] play that G, base G in that
fifth measure with the third finger.
When I'm in the sixth measure [SOUND] this
is zero, zero,
one, zero, then a bar on the second fret
for the seventh measure.
And then that bar is held down
for the rest of the example
until the final measure.
Okay, so here we go.
Now, for your right hand fingerings, you
can use a couple versions here.
You can try just the very basic more
basic, and which works perfectly well and
many people perform this type of arpeggio
at fast speeds in more concert pieces with
this one.
P-I-M-A, M-I-M-I for the second beat.
So that second beat can be either M-I-M-I.
Or you can try P-I-M-A-I-M-I-M.
That works really well.
Or even if you wanna get fancy,
sort of the precursor to the tremolo,
Like this.
That's a, there's a, study in the
progressive studies which,
which will be covered in the curriculum
that actually has this exact same arpeggio
shape and pattern, and, and
I recommend all three of those, patterns
for that study as well, when it's time to
when it's time to graduate to the
progressive studies by Carcassi, so enjoy.
This is B minor and we have other keys in
the curriculum.