Accompaniment

Recently, I’ve been looking at what the Russian guitar can do as an accompaniment instrument rather than a solo instrument. It is a very capable instrument in this regard. It fits thinner textures being a guitar, but the tuning gives you more control of the bass notes than I feel you have with Spanish guitar.Continue reading “Accompaniment”

Riverside Sketches no.1

I wrote my first piece exploring pentatonic based melodies as well as my first real piece for Russian guitar. First things first, I’m quite happy with the piece and how it turned out. I’m not as happy with my playing of it, but I think I did well enough all things considered. I still needContinue reading “Riverside Sketches no.1”

Technique

Some people have been curious about my technique since if you know anything about guitar technique, you can see mine is a bit different. I ended up with different technique for a couple different reasons. First, I don’t really have a life fit for fingernails. Every time I’ve had proper guitar nails, they gave meContinue reading “Technique”