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> Neoclassical Sweeping & Legato, Lesson By Gabriel Leopardi
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post Feb 9 2017, 09:12 PM
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Original lesson: Neoclassical Sweeping & Legato by Gabriel Leopardi

Thought I'd give this 10 year old lesson a quick go :)

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post Feb 10 2017, 02:50 PM
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Hi again Cael!

Nice to find this lesson here! I honestly didn't remember it! smile.gif

The overall sounds good. Your Sweeping technique is clean and clear here, and the legato is also consistent. I also think that your tone is the right one for this style.

The only element that needs adjustment is your timing. As this backing doesn't include drums, it's trickier to keep the tempo tight, so you'll need to keep your foot tapping or your head to avoid losing the right tempo along the whole take. This issue becomes more notorious from second 14 to 22.

Besides that detail, this is very good. Keep rocking.

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post Feb 10 2017, 08:33 PM
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well....this is really nice performed. Very close to Gab's take. I will not judge the timing hardly because it's a very specific, non-pulse kind of backing where I belive I would have problems to perfectly match as well smile.gif I can't spot an issue other than timing. Maybe your guitar could be just little more upon the strings, in the mix. Nothing bad to say about the playign itself. Well done

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post Feb 16 2017, 01:01 PM
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This take did not quite cut it, to my ears.

The main problem being the evenness of the sweeping. It is hard to hear the note separation, and sometimes we can hear one note from the sweep but not the others. Timing as well as sweep technique (= hand sync) is problematic.

Possibly you want to try a slightly cleaner sound as well, to improve note separation.

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post Feb 17 2017, 10:40 PM
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