The Art of Tremolo (Book)
A Comprehensive Analysis of the Tremolo Technique
20394
Here's yet another book that should be in every serious classical and flamenco guitarist's library; this time, Ioannis Anastassakis (The Art of Rasguedo) eliminates the guesswork on how to practice and perform the tremolo technique. The book addresses over 70 different approaches and methods to practice the tremolo with unprecedented advice from some of the greatest classical and flamenco guitarists including: Andres Segovia, John Williams, Sharon Isbin, Christopher Parkening, Pepe Romero, Scott Tennant, Da ...more
Product Number:
20394
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
150
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
078660770X
ISBN13:
978-07866-0770-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/22/2008
Here's yet another book that should be in every serious classical and flamenco guitarist's library; this time, Ioannis Anastassakis (The Art of Rasguedo) eliminates the guesswork on how to practice and perform the tremolo technique. The book addresses over 70 different approaches and methods to practice the tremolo with unprecedented advice from some of the greatest classical and flamenco guitarists including: Andres Segovia, John Williams, Sharon Isbin, Christopher Parkening, Pepe Romero, Scott Tennant, David Russell, Narciso Yepes, Stanley Yates, Stepan Rak, Juan Serrano, Manolo Sanlucar, Manolo Franco, Jose Antonio Rodriguez, Paco Serrano, and many more.

Characteristically, Anastassakis presents an exhaustive analysis of the different tremolo patterns: 4-note, 5-note, 5-note extended melody tremolo, 6-note tremolo, 8-note tremolo, and continuous extended tremolo. A comprehensive bibliography of classical and flamenco guitar pieces that utilize traditional and/or extended tremolo techniques is also included. Written in standard notation and tablature.
Introduction

Chapter 1: Tremolo Practice Techniques
Building a Technical Foundation
Rest Strokes
Thumb � Ring Finger Scales
Scales with Middle-Ring Finger Alternation
Variable Accents
Scales Using a-m-i Alternation
Using All the Bass Strings
Single-String Tremolo
�p� and �a� Playing Simultaneously
Tremolo on the Inside Strings
Quasi-Chromatic Scales
Speed Bursts
Rhythmical Tricks
More Rhythm Tricks
Even More Rhythm Tricks
Final Rhythm Trick: Triplets
Advanced Right Hand Finger Independence
Rasgueados
Continuous ami Rasgueados
Continuous Rasgueado with a-m
Continuous Rasgueado with a-i
More Single String Scales
Middle Finger Rest Stroke
Tremolo Arpeggios!
Chapter 2: Variations on Traditional Tremolo
Variation #1 � The p-i-m-i Tremolo
Variation #2 � The p-i-a-i Tremolo
Variation #3 � The p-i-m-a Tremolo
Variation #4 � The p-m-i-a Tremolo
Variation #5 � The p-a-i-m Tremolo
Chapter 3: Extended Tremolo Techniques
Flamenco Tremolo � Traditional
Flamenco Tremolo � Advanced
�Angelika� � Easy Version
�Angelika� � Regular Version
�Angelika� � Advanced Version
Six-Note Flamenco Tremolo
Eight-Note Flamenco Tremolo
Continuous Tremolo
Index Tremolo
Thumb Tremolo
Contemporary Tremolo Innovators
Chapter 4: Repertoire
Tremolo Repertoire
Flamenco Tremolo Repertoire
Segovia and the Tremolo
Nail Talk
Nail Length
Chapter 5: Conclusion
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Conclusion
Appendix
Soleares
Farruca1
Malague�a1
Granadinas
About the Author
 
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