We sat down with classical guitar guru Craig Ogden and asked him some niggling guitar nerd questions about harmonics, vibrato, amplification and more.
How to improve your finger-stretching skills
Craig’s got a neat method for making your reach extra-wide.
Craig Ogden Masterclass: finger exercises
What's the best exercise you help your fingers reach that little bit further?
How important is vibrato?
And what’s the best way to do it?
Craig Ogden Masterclass: getting good vibrato
It's all about knowing when to use it.
Craig Ogden Masterclass: making it loud So, you're playing in much larger hall than usual - how do you beef up your sound? 01:18
How to make your sound bigger
Time to work on your rest strokes, folks…
Craig Ogden Masterclass: making it loud
So, you're playing in much larger hall than usual - how do you beef up your sound?
How to master a perfect harmonic at speed
Simple: do it over and over and over again.
Craig Ogden Masterclass: perfect harmonics
They're tricky, but worth it.
What’s the hardest piece ever?
Craig once had a tough time with Brian Ferneyhough…
Craig Ogden Masterclass: the most difficult guitar piece
What's the trickiest piece Craig's ever had to play?