Classical guitar without nails??? Is that allowed? Playing classical guitar without nails used to be common. In this video I talk about the history of playing classical guitar without nails and why it’s not normal anymore.
Weekly Lesson #101
Classical Guitar without NAILS - Part 1 Lesson Content Outline With Timestamp Links:
0:00 - Guitar playing intro
0:10 - About the lesson
1:41 About the channel
2:05 - The history of classical guitar playing
5:38 - My personal story on playing classical guitar
6:32 - Transitioning to playing without nails
7:30 - About Francisco Tarrega
8:17 - Playing Tarrega’s Marietta without nails
9:04 - What to expect in the next videos of this series
9:47 - Free PDF
10:03 - Conclusion & Outro
Links & Lessons Mentioned In This Video:
- Get my FREE chord chart! :) These sound gorgeous on classical guitar
- Full Playlist of This Series
- Quote source & good read
- Rob MacKillop on Playing Classical Guitar Without Finger Nails
- Brandon Acker on How to play classical guitar without nails
Classical Guitar without NAILS - Part 1 Lesson Description:
Did you know that playing classical guitar without nails used to be common?
Some very famous players would play classical guitar by plucking the strings with the flesh of their fingertips, without nails.
"Wait... I thought you HAVE to use nails to play classical guitar?"
Today, if someone goes online and asks about the possibility of playing classical guitar without nails they practically get laughed out of message boards.
So what happened?!?!
This week's video lesson is part 1 of a new, four-lesson mini-series all about playing classical guitar without nails.
Think of this series as "rant meets video essay" :)
In this first episode I'll talk all about the history of playing classical guitar without nails, and I'll also perform a piece without nails so you can hear how it sounds.
No matter what your guitar goals are, studying some amount of classical guitar is amazingly beneficial, so I hope you check this series out, because it might be really helpful for you.
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