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> ( 9.2, Pass) Picking Arpeggios, Lesson By Ben Higgins
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smolentsev
post Apr 30 2012, 12:40 PM
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Original lesson: Picking Arpeggios by Ben Higgins

Hi GMC!
I used this lesson as one of my warming up exercise. These chords are so difficult! But now my fingers became stronger smile.gif

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Ben Higgins
post May 3 2012, 09:21 AM
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Hi Artyom, good to see you in REC again smile.gif

Congratulations on taming the wild beast of those chords ! The only criticisms I can give are that in 2 places you use several upstrokes in a row instead of pure alternate picking. There's nothing really wrong with that if it works but you might get some more physical benefit out of it if you keep it alternate just to keep the wrist moving more smile.gif

The guitar sounded a little out of tune, but that won't affect the score of 10, which you deserve ! Your timing and chord shifting were just great wink.gif


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Sinisa Cekic
post May 5 2012, 01:03 AM
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Quite good ! The timing is almost perfect, but still needs some small correction . Also suggest to check your guitar before each recording, detuned guitar knows to spoil overall impression !


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Cosmin Lupu
post May 5 2012, 08:00 PM
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Hey Artyom! Aside from what Ben and Sinisa noted - I would only stress the tuning idea smile.gif it's a shame to lose points on tuning man!

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Gabriel Leopardi
post May 6 2012, 09:02 PM
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Hi mate! You did a good job on this one! It sounds very tight and each note sounds at the same volume, you are very precise. I also agree about the alternate picking issue that Ben said as well as the tuning problem. It's a 9 for me! Good job.


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Alex Feather
post May 7 2012, 06:05 PM
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You did a very good job! I as well agree about the alternative picking! Like you timing and tone! So 9 from me!


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9.2, well played!


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