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> Chopin Arpeggio Workout, Lesson By Piotr Kaczor
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Dexxter
post Jul 23 2017, 09:13 PM
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Original lesson: Chopin Arpeggio Workout by Piotr Kaczor





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Gabriel Leopardi
post Jul 24 2017, 02:22 PM
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Hi Dexxter!

It's great to see a new take from you at REC! I think that this is a good one.

The lesson is demanding since it requires precise and clean legato and alternate picking techniques. Your work on this one is really good. Everything sounds clear and clean on this video.

I've watched this one 3 or 4 times, compared it with the other lesson and I don't think that there are important issues. There can be some little room to sound tighter, and to give more dynamics, but not too much. I also prefer the original's lesson tone since it's warmer, but it doesn't mean that yours is bad or don't fit.

Congrats on your great job. Keep this stuff coming.


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Darius Wave
post Jul 26 2017, 09:52 AM
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Hey there!

First of all- itś a beautifull lesson. I can't spot anything serious to fix - just a few more or less subjective observations. Your hand synd seems to be just fine and you got pretty close to lesson's specific timing "swing". It's all quite clean. In general - well done.

Now let me share a few thoughts that may be more or less subjective

1. Tone - I belive Piotr has purposely set a warm and clean tone, simialr to how piano itself sounds. I'm not sure If your "bluesy-bite" sharp tone matches the lesson as good, but...there is nothing cirtical about it.

2. Dynamics translation - it refers to point one. Somehow Piotr's dynamics range sounds wider than yours and it may be related to tone settings or picking hand itself. Your playing definitely has the dynamics differences but overall expression is not as "emotional" as original lesson's video.

3. Reverb - be carefull with it. It's a t the edge of making rather a mess than adding some gentle space around the guitar. Reverb choice and it's amount are really same important as amp settings.

4. Pitch - I have a feeling that there's a generall intonation/pitch problem. Something like the guitar has been tuned a few cents away from the correct pitch.

In general my feeling about the take are positive. There are rather details to consider tweaking...but as you probably know...details make the difference. Well done!


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Kristofer Dahl
post Aug 4 2017, 01:17 PM
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Cool!

There are notes here and there which cannot be heard very well in the faster runs - but you play with emotion so it does not have a huge impact on the over all impression I get from your playing.

I think your priorities are right - I would first try to nail the feeling before nailing perfect execution. So I can just say - keep up the good work! You get an 8 from me.


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post Aug 11 2017, 12:43 PM
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