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Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition

A Technical Guitar Method and Introduction to Music

COMPOSER: Juan Serrano
PUBLISHER: Mel Bay Publications
INSTRUMENTATION: Guitar [Classical]
PRODUCT FORMAT: Instrumental Tutor
This beginning guitar method is written for aspiring classical or flamenco guitarists who want to learn how to read music up to the intermediate level. Music from the Spanish tradition such as Romanza, Pica-Pica, El Vito, Café delas Chinitas, Perfid a, La Virgen de la Macarena and flamenco music of
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Composer Juan Serrano
Publisher Mel Bay Publications
Instrumentation Guitar [Classical]
Difficulty Easy
Number of pages 176
Product Format Instrumental Tutor
Description Product Type Book and Audio Online
Genre Tuition
Style World
ISBN 9780786674657
No. MB21029
Text language English
Description
This beginning guitar method is written for aspiring classical or flamenco guitarists who want to learn how to read music up to the intermediate level. Music from the Spanish tradition such as Romanza, Pica-Pica, El Vito, Café delas Chinitas, Perfid a, La Virgen de la Macarena and flamenco music of Juan Serrano provides a technical and musical foundation that improves facility in playing scales, arpeggios, tremelo, and rasgueado. Tablature is notincluded as the one of the primary aims of this book is to improve note reading and the comprehension of the fundamental elements of music. Performances of all musical examples are available online that includes one performance attempo for each of the more than 230 musical examples. Short repertoire pieces from Gaspar Sanz, Dionisio Aguado, Fernando Sor, Mauro Guiliani, Ferdinand Carulli, and Mateo Carcassi are included at the end of the book and arerepertoire studies that will prepare guitarists for further study in classical and/or flamenco guitar.
Song List
  • 1. A Note from the Authorsÿ
  • 2. The Guitar?A Brief History
  • 3. La Guitarra (poem)ÿ
  • 4. Prefaceÿ
  • 5. Parts of the Classical Guitarÿ
  • 6. Parts of the Flamenco Guitar
  • 7. Names of the Open Strings
  • 8. Tuning
  • 9. Metronomeÿ
  • 10. Note Locations on the Fretboardÿ
  • 11. Sitting Position and Holding the Guitarÿ
  • 12. The Fingers of the Right and Left Handÿ
  • 13. Fingernail Shape and Maintenanceÿ
  • 14. Picados (Scales) ? Apoyando (Rest Stroke) and Tirando (Free Stroke)ÿ
  • 15. Arpeggios (Broken Chords)
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