First Lessons Flamenco Guitar (Book/CD Set)
30442BCD
First Lessons Flamenco Guitar introduces the absolute basics of flamenco guitar. The book covers the fundamentals of reading music, including note and rest values, reading guitar tablature, finger names for the left and right hands, the names of guitar parts, and basic flamenco techniques and rhythms. This book and accompanying audio are meant for beginners who would like to familiarize themselves with the world of flamenco. Each lesson is accompanied by an audio track so students can hear what they are lea ...more
Product Number:
30442BCD
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
24
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8569-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-8569-1
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/5/2013
First Lessons Flamenco Guitar introduces the absolute basics of flamenco guitar. The book covers the fundamentals of reading music, including note and rest values, reading guitar tablature, finger names for the left and right hands, the names of guitar parts, and basic flamenco techniques and rhythms. This book and accompanying audio are meant for beginners who would like to familiarize themselves with the world of flamenco. Each lesson is accompanied by an audio track so students can hear what they are learning. Some audio examples include different tempos for the same technique. First Lessonsr Flamenco Guitar will provide the base from which students can advance in their flamenco studies.

                                  Table of Contents

Introduction to Flamenco.......................................................................................................................................3

I. The Guitar and its Parts.....................................................................................................................................3

II. Terminology........................................................................................................................................................4

Basic Flamenco Forms.........................................................................................................................................4

Basic Guitar and Flamenco Terms:......................................................................................................................4

Finger Names.......................................................................................................................................................5

III. Notation.............................................................................................................................................................5

Reading Notes......................................................................................................................................................5

Reading Tablature................................................................................................................................................6

Fret Board Diagram.............................................................................................................................................6

Note Values..........................................................................................................................................................6

IV. Rasgueado..........................................................................................................................................................7

Types of Rasgueado Patterns................................................................................................................................7

V. Lessons.................................................................................................................................................................8

Soleares................................................................................................................................................................8

Lesson 1: Compás...........................................................................................................................................8

Lesson 2: Multiple Finger Patterns.................................................................................................................9

Multiple Finger Down-stroke....................................................................................................................9

Multiple Finger Down and up-stroke.........................................................................................................9

Down and up-stroke continuously...........................................................................................................10

Lesson 3: Rasgueados in Context.................................................................................................................10

Lesson 4: Falsetas.........................................................................................................................................11

Falseta 1...................................................................................................................................................11

Falseta 2...................................................................................................................................................11

Falseta 3...................................................................................................................................................12

Lesson 5: Complete Soleares........................................................................................................................12

Picado.................................................................................................................................................................15

Lesson 6........................................................................................................................................................15

Even Repetition........................................................................................................................................16

Odd Repetition.........................................................................................................................................16

Lesson 7: Picado in Context.........................................................................................................................17

Tremolo..............................................................................................................................................................17

Lesson 8........................................................................................................................................................17

Malagueña..........................................................................................................................................................19

Lesson 9........................................................................................................................................................19

Triplet Rasgueado....................................................................................................................................19

Lesson 10......................................................................................................................................................19

Extra: Compás for Various Forms......................................................................................................................21

Soleares.........................................................................................................................................................21

Alegrías.........................................................................................................................................................21

Bulerías.........................................................................................................................................................21

Fandangos.....................................................................................................................................................22

Farrucas.........................................................................................................................................................22

Seguiriya.......................................................................................................................................................22

Sevillanas......................................................................................................................................................22

 
Series: First Lessons
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