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> Take 3: Beginner's Corner 1: Open Chords, Lesson By Bear Rose
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post Oct 3 2014, 04:15 PM
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Original lesson: Beginner's Corner 1: Open Chords by Bear Rose

I definitely missed the staccato effect the first time. So I'm back with this one. It's the last video from me... at least for today!

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Cosmin Lupu
post Oct 4 2014, 07:38 AM
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Hey mate!

Much better! I think that you have already nailed this one, but there would be one little detail left - each phrase usually begins with two downstrokes. Please record against the original, in order to notice the duration of these downstroked chords. In your version they are a bit longer than in Bear's version - slightly longer - but noticeable wink.gif

That's pretty much all I have to notice about this, so you will have an 8 from me, because you are a hard worker, but please take some time to really finish with this one, by implementing the correct chord durations, deal?

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Ben Higgins
post Oct 4 2014, 10:30 AM
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Hey man, this is loads better !! biggrin.gif

Your timing has improved so much.

The staccato effect is good but on the 3rd hit of each chord try to let it ring just a little bit more before you cut it off. That's the only thing that is different between your version and Bear's right now smile.gif It's a taste thing really but just try to squeeze out the last drops of the chord before you mute it.

I think the B string was out of tune which ruined your D chords a bit.. but overall man, I am very impressed - well done !

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post Oct 4 2014, 03:15 PM
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Hi Rhida, great to find a new take from you on this lesson.

You are a great example of how the hard work bring killer results. Your timing is very good on this take, you play the rhythm very consistently during the whole video. This is not a very small things if we re-check the first entry that you did for this lesson. I think that the right hand 8th motion has done the trick and helped a lot to play tighter, so always remember to use it!

As the other instructors said, there is a details regarding the muting of the last strum of each chord, and also a tuning issue to fix but this are very little details that I'm sure you will be able to adjust soon. I can say that you are now ready for the next step regarding rhythm.

Keep on the great job! smile.gif

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