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Estonian National Symphony Orchestra + Dmitri. Done!

Yesterday was a concert at the Estonia concert hall. The hall was full and Estonian Radio was broadcasting the event. Brett Dean’s “Fire Music” really impressed the public! Programme Note Fire Music was written in response to the disastrous “Black Saturday” bushfires of 2009. Brett Dean: “As part of my background reading while writing the piece, […]

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Estonian National Symphony Orchestra + Dmitri. Continued.

Brett Dean’s “Fire Music” is rhythmically a pretty difficult piece . I used to play quite a lot of contemporary music: Electric Counterpoint by S. Reich, Domino Figures by W. Siegel and many others. All those were challenging pieces, but there always were clear places to refer your part to. In the current composition – […]

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Warm up exercises on a guitar Part 3-4

Today we’ll talked about another portion of WARM-UP exercises! I use them myself and suggest you try. “Hammer-on” „Pull-off” Walking” “Hammer-on” and „pull-off” techniques have been used in all the guitar music for a very long time. These exercises train fingers and both hands’ coordination.

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Where is Dmitri?

Hey guys, Hope you are doing fine. These days I’ve been preparing a lot of teaching material (exercises and pieces) for students of different levels and organizing concerts for them, reading about / and studying fingerstyle technique, arranging and practicing traditional Latin-America songs and dances for one guitar (will have a gig with it in […]

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TheNorthGuitarLessons – Shallow by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Today we will learn how to play a song called “Shallow” performed by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper. I spent some time preparing the ORIGINAL VERSION, because there are many of those on YouTube who play and teach it close to the original, but not really the same. So, here you have THE REAL ONE! […]

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