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Andantino by Joseph Kuffner (Easy Classical Guitar)

This Andantino by Joseph Kuffner is a great easy classical guitar piece for beginners. It only uses four of the strings, and the reading and rhythm are fairly straight-forward.

However, don’t be fooled, there is always a lot to learn from these “beginning” or “easy” pieces.  They’re a great chance to go deep into the learning process, guitar technique, and musical phrasing.

In addition to the full lesson videos below, you’ll also find something extra.  If you would like to make this into a true learning experience and expand your knowledge, understanding, and abilities to learn music, you can take the full course below.

Video #1: Listen to the Piece

Video #2: Taking an Overview of the Piece

Video #3: What Are the Hands Doing?

Video #4: Forward Motion

Video #5: Dynamics: Swells and Fades

 

Move Ahead in Your Music by Digging Deeper

So this has been a great introduction to the Andantino.  If you’d like to use this easy classical guitar piece as a true learning experience, and delve deeper into your learning process and mastery of this piece and all its facets, take the course below.

Additional In-depth Course on The Kuffner Andantino ($19)

You’ll find all sorts of little tips and methods, and gain new perspectives on how to practice, how to listen, and how to make music beautiful.

The course has

  • 21 Short videos focusing on every little detail (some you might have missed!)
  • 5 Custom practice resources created especially for this particular piece.
  • Step-by-step instruction
  • Deep musical insights
  • New ways to solve problems

It’s like taking multiple lessons with a teacher.  You can bounce around or go in order.  Either way, you will definitely come out a better musician.

Extra Practice Resources

In the course, you’ll get these added practice resources to help you learn more quickly, with better understanding:

  • Sheet Music: notes only, no fingerings (you fill in fingerings to test your memory!)
  • Sheet Music: with fingerings (the master sheet music)
  • Sheet Music: color-coded for string changes (for working on the right hand)
  • Sheet Music: includes TAB (TAB for you non-music readers)
  • Sheet Music: small sections divided for practice (so you can work in manageable chunks)

Sign up now for the full course!

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About Allen Mathews

Allen Mathews learned guitar as an adult, and has been a full-time guitar teacher for almost two decades to students age 4 to 96.  He has taught classical guitar at Reed College and Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and has been a guest lecturer and clinician at schools and universities throughout the U.S.  Allen is often praised for his creative teaching abilities, and his dedication to helping adults learn classical guitar.  He has a popular Youtube Channel offering regular classical guitar tutorials, and has gained fans worldwide for his weekly emails and articles at ClassicalGuitarShed.com.





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