THE SAKARI METHOD For Classical Guitar                              
  

             "Perfect Your Passion"                                                  

The Most Challenging Classical Guitar Measures 6".  The Space Between the Ears !

THE FIVE MEDITATIONS OF TECHNIQUE   

Another e-mail I received put a spin on my Lessons contained in my  Course that I haven't ever fully thought about.

He referred to the Lessons as meditative and almost Zen like, then quickly went on to another topic as if to think that I might be offended by his observation. Just the opposite.

In my ususual Sakari style of endless research, I went to the Dictionary again.

Med-i-ta-tion \ med-e-'ta-shen\ noun: a discourse intended to express its author's reflections as to guide others in contemplation.

Zen \ noun\: a Japanese sect of Mahayana Buddism that aims at enlightenment by direct intuition through meditation.

Now, I'll combine these two definitions into how I think best describes my Method of Mastering Technique.

"Reflections that aim at enlightenment through direct intuition."

Technique should be Intuitive. That is to say it should eventually become second nature to the Eye-Mind-Hand, almost invisable so that the only thing one hears is the music, not how the music is played.

A lofty ideal ?

No, not really, and here's why.

Learning Technique is actually a reflection of where one wants to eventually travel to on the Guitar. Stop at any level of choice.

If you wish only to play Level 1 pieces that are rich in soothing harmonies and beautiful melodies, bring yourself to a Level 1 Technical point and stop, you've achieved your dream.

If you wish to perform on stage and Wow the audience, take the Five Meditations of Technique to the sixth Phase and go for it !

But no matter what your goal, do it correctly, follow my Method diligently and you'll reach your goal sooner than later.




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