Martin Simpson – Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals DVD 2
Apr 06 2016
Martin Simpson Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals Volume 2 – Creating Your Own Arrangements. Martin explains how he creates the sounds for which he is so admired. He imparts invaluable information that will help the learning guitarist develop their own distinctive sound, while improving technique and musicianship. Working in alternate tunings, Martin covers a broad spectrum of songs, showing you how to find the basic melody and then fill out the arrangement. You’ll learn how to embellish tunes and move them into other octaves. This DVD helps to dramatically expand your ability to create you own unique arrangements.
Martin Simpson’s compellingly beautiful music is evidence of his unique understanding of the guitar’s possibilities. His impeccable tone and brilliant arrangements of Celtic, British and American guitar songs and instrumentals are widely admired but rarely mastered. On this powerful and revealing lesson, Martin explains how he arrives at his distinctive settings. He imparts invaluable instruction that will help learning guitarists develop a distinctive sound and build good technique and musicianship.
Working in alternate tunings, Martin covers a broad spectrum of songs. He plays, sings, and analyzes Jock O’Hazeldine, a Celtic air in dropped D, showing how to find the basic melody and then fill out the arrangement to make the tune more “elegant.” Banks of the Baan has its melody in the bass, and you’ll learn how to embellish it and then move it into the higher octaves. He finishes with a complex and beautiful carol, In the Bleak Mid-Winter, again played in dropped D tuning.
This lesson with one of the acoustic music world’s most expressive guitarists will teach you some gorgeous instrumentals while dramatically expanding your ability to create your own unique arrangements.
- Jock O’Hazeldene
- Banks Of The Baan
- In The Bleak Mid-Winter
Running time: 75 mins
Video: MPEG2 720×480 7000 kbps 29.970 fps Aspect ratio: 4:3
Audio: AC3 2 ch 448 Kbps 48.0 KHz
Size: 4 Gb