In this first video, William Kanengiser plays DeMurcia Sonata and welcomes you to the course.
William discusseses the fundamentals of tone and gives a visual example of what happens when you pluck a guitar screen.
In this video, William covers stroke direction and uses the visual aid again to show how the "Big Finger" is used.
In this video, William discusses using free stroke with the i, n, and a.
Learn all about the thumb block. William also covers chords.
William discusses the ins and outs of diagonal trajectory.
Using his visual aid, William shows how nail shape influences picking.
William discusses dynamics and plays an example song.
In this video, you will learn about voicing.
William shows a practice piece of music.
In this video, William discusses the difference between legato and staccato. He also covers articulation and "facing the string".
Using his visual aid, William show what the "click" is.
In this video, William discusses how to damp with the p.
Learn some techniques for using pizzicato.
William discusses harmonics and artificial harmonics.
William shows how to get a stand-up bass sound with the guitar.
See how William gets clarinet and oboe like sounds with the guitar.
In this video, William shows how to get vibrato and also control its speed.
William plays a short excerpt from a pice called "Villa-Lobos Prelude #1".
Learn about intonation and see what the "squeak" noise is.
In this video, William shows how to dampen with the left hand.
William talks about how he evaluates playing bars.
In this video, William shares another bar technique.
Learn how to play three-string bars.
In this final video, William wraps up the course and shares his final thoughts on mastering the guitar.
In these video lessons, classical guitar virtuoso William Kanengiser presents an essential workshop for the serious classical guitar student. With clear demonstrations and an insightful commentary, Kanengiser explains how to master tone control, articulation, dynamics, vibrato, dampening, and other vital techniques.
William also addresses the question of nail shape and shows you how to avoid unwanted squeaks and buzzes. This video series is essential viewing for any student of classical guitar.
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