Re: [Harp-L] Learn 6 positions first year

I don't think it's like learning six languages, more like learning to use a
new language in the classroom, the market, a restaurant, sitting around in
the pub, reading a newspaper, etc.

The notes are there; why not use them?

On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 10:35 AM, Joseph Leone <3n037@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> You wouldn't learn 6 languages in one year...would you. I learned 'parts'
> of 3 languages (Italian, French, Spanish) all within 2 1/2 years, and now
> I'm all mixed up. AND I just proved it a couple weeks ago when I thought a
> singer was singing in Italian........and it was French. Then I wrote a long
> dissertation explaining certain words to the Elizabeth girl and made a
> complete imbecile of myself. No, it's a bad idea. Learn second position to
> the point where you own it, and then venture off into other linguistics.
> smo-joe
> >
> >> Should a diatonic (Richter) student be introduced to 6 positions during
> the first year?
> >

Arthur Jennings

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