Introduction to Guitar Circle and the New Standard Tuning

Date or timeframe: 20-08-2004 / 22-08-2004
Venue: Centro de Espiritualidade Monte Alverne
Address: Rua Retirada da Laguna, 195 – Caixa Postal, 78
City: Sao Paulo
Country: Brazil
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with Martin Schwutke.

During this weekend the New Standard Tuning will be introduced, and an introduction to basic techniques, commonly used in Guitar Craft, will be given. It is open to anyone, 18 years or older, who wants to attend. Players of all levels are welcome to participate. This Course is required of anyone who wishes to attend a Level One Guitar Craft Course with Robert Fripp. It is also recommended for anyone with prior experience in Guitar Craft who feels the need to continue their work, or to reconnect.

The focus will be on fundamental principles in the use of both hands, coordination, and the direction of attention. Work is done on steel-string acoustic guitars, using a pick. Martin Schwutke will direct this weekend Seminar. There will also be given some specific instructions in body awareness, attention, and relaxation techniques.

The Seminar will be held at a facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In order to participate please send an Application Letter via email, focusing on the following points:

  1. Who are you?
  2. Why do you wish to attend?
  3. What is your Aim in attending?

For for more information and registration please contact:

Jorge Pereira at

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