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Classical Guitar Lessons: Giuliani: Opus 48 #5

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Opus 48 number 5 Etude
by Mauro Giuliani.
This is another study with a P, I, M, A,
M, I pattern to it and
it's very, it's similar to the Carcassi,
Opus 19 eh,
Etude from the progressive studies of
Carcassi in that there's an M-A-M
exchange at the top of the arpeggio in the
first and second strings and
this is a challenge that this is a
challenging thing to do for,
for most players.
And again as as I mentioned in the
Carcassi, Opus 19,
the key to that is actually having a very
relaxed left hand, a very relaxed and
accurate left, left, left hand that's not
pushing too hard on the strings
because if you were pushing really hard on
the frets then you,
then you may be pulling the string a
little bit too close to another string.
Thereby, changing the way that the
arpeggio feels
changing the distances between the I, M
and the A.
Another nice feature of this is that the
the that there's
sometimes that the moving line is in the A
finger as in the, the phrase at the end.
Sometimes it's in the bass.
And sometimes it's even in the middle
line such as the M finger right here.
And then here it's in the I finger.
So it's,
it's an ingenious study all in about I
think under a minute,
so again work on the left hand shifts the
the shift and the placement of the left
Try to make your left hand as soft as
possible, and good luck.