Bent Out of Shape: Learning Paganini's 16th Caprice in G Minor

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guitarkevin

Great score Will.

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Johhny d

The truth is, like it or not, an intermediate violinist is far more advanced than most "advanced " guitarists. Pick up etudes or caprices by Rode, schradieck , kreutzer or Dont and study them. Paganini too. By page two, 99 percent of seasoned guitarists will throw in the towel.

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ChrisResnik

Hi Will

Thanks for this piece. I've been practising it for a couple of days and it's coming along nicely.
However, I'm afraid the tabulature in bar 7 is physically impossible. The gap between the last two notes is just too big. I play the descending bass notes on the sixth string instead.

Also, could you please elaborate on the recommended fingerings in bar 8? The switch from the pedal tone lick to the arpeggio is still giving me trouble.

Thanks & rock on!
Chris

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WWallner

Hi Chris excellent points. Yes play the bass notes on the low E in bar 7. For Bar 8 my fingerings for each note is: 1,2,3,1,1,4,1,1,2,3,1,3. I hope this helps, cheers

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upto11

This is really great! I'm enjoying improving my technique while playing something musical (and beautiful). Thanks!!

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WWallner

Nice man good luck!

pikman

That was awesome brother!!!!! Thanks again for the excellent workout.....i have a sick book with all Paganini pieces in it......you inspired me to get on it!!!!!

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