D major scale one and a half octaves. Keep LH fingers close to the frets. Stretch between fingers, not with the wrist. Keep thumb behind the neck with pad of thumb lining up with the tip of the second finger. When crossing strings make sure to anticipate next note. Reach for notes before playing.
Bransle de Pictou practice first two lines. Read the notes on the page. DONT GUESS. Use RH thumb to pluck all low ‘D’s use m and i for top notes. Practice SLOWLY!!
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practice 12 bar blues changes with chords and with riff