Keith Whalen: Charles Beriot and Bach – stunning electric guitar interpretations

An excerpt from Charles Beriot violin Caprice/Scene “La Fougue” Op. 109. When I first heard it I was interested in the energy of the piece but transcribing it has been hard because there are quite a few leaps; perfect intervals can also suck to play at this tempo and there are plenty of them, including unison notes. “Do I barre, stretch along a string, or skip one altogether?

Charles Beriot Op. 109 No. 5 “La Fougue” excerpt

My index is sprained and one ham-handed take is all I could muster. Guess I’ll play some Mario Maker.

Bach Excerpt from BWV 1002 (presto double)

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