Guitar tip: figuetta

Guitar tip: figuetta

Figuetta is a right-hand technique used in early music (vihuela, lute, teorbo, etc) that creates an unique swing. Learn how to play the figuetta and how you can achieve its sound qualities even not using...
Guitar tip: figuetta

Tip of the day: repairing nails

Nails are the main source of sound production on the classical guitar, so if a nail brakes, cracks, or have any damage, they need to be repaired in order to mantain a good tone in any circumstance. This tip shows how to make fast and durable repairs with fake nails...
Guitar tip: figuetta

Tip of the day: nail shape and length

Finding the right nail shape and length for guitar playing is a treasure hunt without maps. But this quest may be easier if you consider how the guitar strings “see” the nail, not how you see it. Your nails are grown to sound well, not for fashion...
Guitar tip: figuetta

Tip of the day: right hand sleeve

You have invested on a handmade guitar. You wish to keep it new and to enjoy all its tone qualities. Using a right-hand sleeve will allow you to protect your guitar soundboard from sweat on the top, and will help your right-hand technique to reach different regions...
Guitar tip: figuetta

Tip of the day: left hand positions

Beggining June 1, 2020 and as long as the quarentine lasts in Brasilia, Brazil, I’ll post tips for you, in English, on Mondays and Thursdays. Today’s video was about how to reach all the regions on the guitar, as Abel Carlevaro describes.Check them...