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Amir

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Beginner question
« on: September 24, 2018, 02:55:39 AM »
Hi
I'm a beginner. I've been practicing for 2-3 month, trying to play all the notes on the low octave, both on Kiz and Supurde neys.
On the Supurde, I'm almost there, still struggling sometimes with Rast position.
On the Kiz, I can hardly play down to Dukah, on a good day…
Should I keep trying the Kiz (it's very frustrating), or move on with the Supurde?
If I continue with Supurde, won't it be very hard to play the Kiz in the future?
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Re: Beginner question
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2018, 01:32:20 AM »
Meanwhile I took a lesson with a great teacher (who plays and teaches the Arabic style).
He said that I shouldn't worry and choose the easiest Ney to start with.
What a relief.
I chose the supurde.

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Re: Beginner question
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 03:31:29 AM »
Hi, that's good news!
I'm not familiar with neys, but I am drumming several drums. The experience differs on every instrument.

When I have to learn a difficult part sometimes it's useful to begin as simple as possible and after first success change to more difficult instrument. It's not that frustrating.