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> Beginner's Corner 21: String Bending, Lesson By Bear Rose
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post Dec 28 2014, 07:27 PM
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Original lesson: Beginner's Corner 21: String Bending by Bear Rose

I've been following your recommendations from my last submission and working a lot on string bending to pitch as a prerequisite to developing my vibrato. Vibrato is still a work in progress. My recording is improving too, I got this take after only a dozen or so tries instead of the hundreds on for Metallica for Beginners. There are one or two notes I think I could've picked harder, but overall am pretty happy with this take. Thanks a lot for your feedback.

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post Dec 28 2014, 07:51 PM
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In deed both - the video quality and the plaing has been improved smile.gif Well done. There are justa few moments of a slight timming issues. Pitch of Your bends is really descent now. Vibrato still look a bit "shy" but it will turn better through time - it's natural smile.gif Great job smile.gif

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Cosmin Lupu
post Dec 29 2014, 10:19 AM
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Hey there mate!

I agree with Darius and in order to add something more - please pay attention to the dynamics - by that, I mean the volume of the notes when playing them. For instance, the note around 0:39 is a bit quieter then the rest, when it should be at the same volume.

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post Dec 29 2014, 12:49 PM
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To be frank, that's a bloody good take. Your pitch is very accurate and your vibrato is decent.

As Darius said, you use a slightly different timing than Bear does on some of those bends but, it must be said, they're not actually 'out' of time, just different.

I think you'd benefit greatly from working on different lessons and / or solos that require more bending and vibrato. Rather than do this one over and over again you should strike while the iron is hot, as they say, and use your skills to work on more challenging, and rewarding, tasks.

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