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How to Play Greensleeves by Traditional (Guitar Lesson)


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Danny Voris

Greensleeves

Danny teaches you both the melody and bass line for the renaissance classic "Greensleeves".

Taught by Danny Voris in Songs with Danny seriesLength: 31:56Difficulty: 2.0 of 5


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freefly8freefly8 replied on July 24th, 2017

Thanks for the bass notes, which I never had someone show me.

@Voyagee_Air@Voyagee_Air replied on May 14th, 2014

Great accompanying video to Solo Guitar Playing GREENSLEEVES page 81 by Frederick M. Noad It answered all those technical questions I had in my mind I can now practice the piece freely in mind thanks Danny for all your tips

thedude82thedude82 replied on October 20th, 2013

niceeee XDXD

damdeedamdee replied on September 27th, 2013

Lovely piece of music. Thanks :)

SodaPopSodaPop replied on May 9th, 2012

An older lesson but hey it's an old song! Thanks :)

raromanraroman replied on February 4th, 2012

Love this lesson! I'm too old to learn "proper" classical guitar, but if someone takes such trouble explaining a simple song, even I can learn it :-) Thank you so much. Greensleeves was the first song I learnt on JamPlay.

cindymikecindymike replied on October 23rd, 2010

I see you have not done anything nw since at least dec.2008 when is the next one...?

cindymikecindymike replied on October 3rd, 2010

more please!

psjacunskipsjacunski replied on August 29th, 2010

Excellent lesson, I love this song and am psyched to be able to start learning to play it. I would agree with the comment about adding Classical Gas as a song lesson.

leftyplayerleftyplayer replied on April 27th, 2010

Thank you for this lesson. Would love to see more classical pieces on jamplay.

gone workingone workin replied on August 25th, 2009

What they all say. . . Great choice of songs.

sandeepsandeep replied on May 23rd, 2009

Great Lesson Danny! Thank you very much.

chanli9090chanli9090 replied on February 10th, 2009

i wish to have more classical lesson .thankyou

pkfoxpkfox replied on January 24th, 2009

Very nicely presented Danny, I now know I've been playing it incorrectly for years ( I was missing the F out ) thanks and keep em coming ( Classical Gas ? )

jackie134jackie134 replied on December 31st, 2008

When is Danny going to provide some lessons? Looking forward to learn some more from him. I can now play Greensleeves without music and am really enjoying playing this tune.

jackie134jackie134 replied on January 6th, 2009

Thanks I really appreciate all the effort you all put in to create the lessons. You are all doing a great job.

jboothjbooth replied on January 1st, 2009

The lessons are coming. They have a full outline for the set and are working on them. Keep in mind editing and processing all the supplemental content does take some time :)

kenmasmankenmasman replied on December 31st, 2008

Let's have more classical instruction

jackie134jackie134 replied on December 12th, 2008

Thank you for a good lesson. I like your calm, approach and how you include technique ideas. For my fellows learners, I think it is so much easier if you can read the music/tabs. Thanks again

josephus03josephus03 replied on December 11th, 2008

I tried learning classical years ago out of a book. Greensleeves was the final lesson at the end. Danny did the whole book in 30 minutes. Jamplay video IS the way to go.

the shredthe shred replied on December 6th, 2008

more classical stuff...please

paul deepaul dee replied on December 6th, 2008

great lesson, like that song and the way you play it

paul deepaul dee replied on December 6th, 2008

great lesson, love that song.

stetsstets replied on December 6th, 2008

Great lesson...please keep 'em coming!

chanli9090chanli9090 replied on December 6th, 2008

nice melody

xelsxels replied on December 5th, 2008

This was cool. Thanks & plz keep them coming

SylviaSylvia replied on December 5th, 2008

Is it me or is Dan's right hand thumb double jointed??

beurybeury replied on December 4th, 2008

only thing you could have done better was dress up. lol

shane c garciashane c garcia replied on December 4th, 2008

THANKS FOR GETTING A LESSON UP danny please,keep them coming.cant wait for guitar written composers,like leo brower,fransisco tarrega and carcassi,hector ,villa lobos.

tomorrowtomorrow replied on December 4th, 2008

First heard this melody when I was very young. I remember wondering why it seemed so special it was quite close in tone and rythm to some others but far surpassed them somehow. Had an idea recently that this may have inspired the rolling stones song Wild Horses.

mattbrownmattbrown replied on December 3rd, 2008

Nice!

greenogreeno replied on December 3rd, 2008

Good lesson Danny. Looking forward to more. Thanks.

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Greensleeves

Danny teaches you both the melody and bass line for the renaissance classic "Greensleeves".

Length: 31:56 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only

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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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