The following is my 11/7/16 performance of “All Through The Night,” the final nonsupplemental piece in volume 1 of The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method:
I worked on this piece off and on over the months, along with a bunch of other pieces. It’s harder than many other pieces in the book because of frequent chord changes. I still have a lot of room for improvement: it could be more legato, and I could raise the tempo and improve the dynamics.
This is how it sounds today, after not practicing it for more than ten days (I was out of town and didn’t take my guitar):
This is how it sounded soon after I started learning it, last December:
Finally, here’s my 11/8/16 performance of a Scottish folk song (a supplemental piece in the same instructional book).