Danny covers the basics of left hand techniques for classical guitar.
Taught by Danny Voris in Classical Guitar seriesLength: 20:19Difficulty: 0.5 of 5
The origins of the classical guitar date back to the fifteenth century. The vihuela, lute, and baroque guitar are the early predecessors of the guitar. With its origins reaching deep into the past, the classical guitar repertoire spans over five hundred years worth of material. Danny Voris explains the techniques necessary to mastering this timeless art form.
Danny provides an overview of the topics that will be discussed in this lesson set. He also explains the origin of the classical guitar.Length: 5:57 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
In this lesson, Danny covers proper posture and how to hold the classical guitar. He also explains how to shape the nails in order to produce the best tone possible.Length: 19:44 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
Danny demonstrates how to install nylon strings on a classical guitar.Length: 12:58 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
Danny covers the basics of left hand techniques for classical guitar.Length: 20:19 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
For lesson five, Danny discusses left hand finger independence. He also discusses hammer-on and pull-off technique.Length: 17:06 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
In lesson 6, Danny discusses and demonstrates right hand technique for the classical style.Length: 24:26 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Lesson 7 is all about arpeggios. Danny provides discussion and exercises designed to build your right hand skills.Length: 8:43 Difficulty: 1.5 FREE
Lesson 8 covers scale exercises in the classical format. Danny provides a few patterns that focus on finger independence and position shifts.Length: 6:26 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
In lesson 9, Danny begins discussion of the five different musical periods of classical guitar music. He starts with the Renaissance.Length: 40:19 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In lesson 10, Danny takes a more in depth look at a Robert Johnson's "Alman." This lesson contains a detailed explanation of fingering.Length: 27:36 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Danny Voris discusses the major music periods and the advent of tonality.Length: 7:19 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
Danny discusses and demonstrates a piece from the Baroque period.Length: 22:17 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In lesson 13, Danny discusses the Classical period of music.Length: 20:53 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In lesson 14, Danny discusses the Romantic period of music. He demonstrates a famous piece from this period commonly referred to as "Romance."Length: 21:11 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In this lesson, Danny discusses the 20th century influence on classical guitar.Length: 22:43 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
About Danny Voris
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A unique guitarist in the region, Wright State alumnus Danny Voris, musically fulfills audiences with a mixture of exciting guitar playing and talented compositional skills. After graduating WSU in 1989, Danny obtained a teaching position at Sinclair Community College. In the fall of 2000, Danny obtained a scholarship to the graduate program at The University of Akron. After graduating the University of Akron in 2002 with a Master’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance, Danny returned to Dayton. There he began teaching at Jim McCutcheon Music Studios and at The Miami Valley School in Kettering, Ohio.
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