Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition Volume 1 (Book + Online Audio)
A Technical Guitar Method and Introduction to Music
21029
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, Cafide las Chinitas, Perfidia, 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 not included as the one of the primary aims of this book i ...more
Product Number:
21029
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
176
Binding:
Spiral
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-7465-2
ISBN13:
978-07866-7465-7
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/16/2008
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, Cafide las Chinitas, Perfidia, 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 not included 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 at tempo 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 are repertoire studies that will prepare guitarists for further study in classical and/or flamenco guitar.
Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition Volume 1

A Note from the Authors ................................................................................................................... 8
The Guitar—A Brief History ............................................................................................................. 9
La Guitarra (poem) .......................................................................................................................... 11
Preface ............................................................................................................................................. 12
Parts of the Classical Guitar ............................................................................................................ 13
Parts of the Flamenco Guitar ........................................................................................................... 14
Names of the Open Strings .............................................................................................................. 15
Tuning ............................................................................................................................................. 16
Metronome ...................................................................................................................................... 16
Note Locations on the Fretboard ..................................................................................................... 17
Sitting Position and Holding the Guitar .......................................................................................... 18
The Fingers of the Right and Left Hand .......................................................................................... 22
Fingernail Shape and Maintenance .................................................................................................. 24
Picados (Scales) — Apoyando (Rest Stroke) and Tirando (Free Stroke) ............................................. 26
Arpeggios (Broken Chords) ............................................................................................................... 31
Tremolo (Preparatory Exercise) ......................................................................................................... 35
Rasgueado (Strumming) ................................................................................................................... 36
Basic Elements of Music Notation .................................................................................................. 41
Musical Expression Symbols ............................................................................................................ 47
The Musical Alphabet ..................................................................................................................... 48
Half Steps and Whole Steps ............................................................................................................. 48
The Major Scale .............................................................................................................................. 49
The Open Treble Strings .................................................................................................................. 50
Systematic Arpeggio Exercises ......................................................................................................... 53
Alternating Index and Middle Fingers… ......................................................................................... 53
Sueño ............................................................................................................................................... 54
The Open Bass Strings ..................................................................................................................... 55
Playing on the Bass and Treble Strings ............................................................................................. 56
Notes on the First String .................................................................................................................. 61
Soleares ............................................................................................................................................. 62
Notes on the Second String ............................................................................................................. 64
Music in Two Parts .......................................................................................................................... 65
Playing Eighth Notes ....................................................................................................................... 67
Notes on the Third String ............................................................................................................... 71
Sevillanas ......................................................................................................................................... 71
Sevillanas I (Trio) ............................................................................................................................ 72
Sharps and Flats on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd strings .................................................................................. 74
The Fifth Position on the First String ............................................................................................. 74
The Natural Sign ............................................................................................................................ 74
Romanza in A Minor ....................................................................................................................... 75
Romanza .......................................................................................................................................... 76
Farrucas ........................................................................................................................................... 77
Sixteenth Notes .............................................................................................................................. 78
Slurs ................................................................................................................................................ 78
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Estudio No.2 .................................................................................................................................... 79
Estudio No.2 (Duet) ......................................................................................................................... 80
The Major Scale ............................................................................................................................. 82
The Natural (Relative) Minor Scale ................................................................................................. 83
The A Harmonic Minor Scale ........................................................................................................ 84
The A Melodic Minor Scale ............................................................................................................. 86
The Chromatic Scale ...................................................................................................................... 87
Notes on the Fourth String .............................................................................................................. 88
Chords ............................................................................................................................................ 88
Fandango ......................................................................................................................................... 89
Fandango Duo .................................................................................................................................. 90
Notes on the Fifth String ................................................................................................................ 91
Historia de un Amor ......................................................................................................................... 92
The Dotted Quarter Note ............................................................................................................... 93
Perfi dia ............................................................................................................................................ 93
Notes on the Sixth String ................................................................................................................. 94
Farrucas (Bass Line) .......................................................................................................................... 95
Farrucas ........................................................................................................................................... 96
El Zorongo (Bass Line) ...................................................................................................................... 99
El Zorongo (Melody) ....................................................................................................................... 100
Playing the F Major Chord ............................................................................................................ 101
Playing Two Notes Together (Double-Stops) .................................................................................. 101
El Vito ............................................................................................................................................ 101
Rasgueado ..................................................................................................................................... 103
Sevillanas Intro ............................................................................................................................... 103
The Natural Notes ......................................................................................................................... 103
Sharps and Flats on the Bass Strings ............................................................................................... 104
The Chromatic Scale ..................................................................................................................... 104
El Rancho Grande ........................................................................................................................... 105
Alternating Bass and Chord Progression ........................................................................................ 105
El Rancho Grande (Duet) ................................................................................................................ 105
Ascending and Descending Slurs: Ligados ...................................................................................... 107
Left Hand Agility Exercise ............................................................................................................. 107
Chords in C Major and A minor ................................................................................................... 107
Las Mañanitas ................................................................................................................................ 108
Greensleeves .................................................................................................................................... 109
Scales and Chord Progressions ....................................................................................................... 110
Rumba Rhythm ............................................................................................................................. 111
Scales and Chord Progressions cont. .............................................................................................. 111
The House of the Rising Sun ............................................................................................................ 115
Variations on a Theme from Asturias ................................................................................................ 116
Malagueña ..................................................................................................................................... 117
Intervals ......................................................................................................................................... 120
Chords ........................................................................................................................................... 122
Triads ............................................................................................................................................. 122
C Major Arpeggio and Chord Inversion ........................................................................................ 123
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The A Minor Arpeggio and Chord ................................................................................................ 123
The G Major Arpeggio and Chord ................................................................................................ 124
The F Major Triad ......................................................................................................................... 124
Barré Chords ................................................................................................................................. 125
Chord Progressions ........................................................................................................................ 126
Petenera .......................................................................................................................................... 130
Café de Chinitas ............................................................................................................................. 131
La Virgen de la Macarena ............................................................................................................... 132
The High D and E on the First String ........................................................................................... 133
Pica-Pica Melody (Guitar I) ............................................................................................................ 133
Pica-Pica Accompaniment (Guitar II) .............................................................................................. 134
Pica-Pica Accompaniment (Guitar III) ............................................................................................ 135
Pica-Pica Accompaniment (Guitar IV) ............................................................................................. 136
Pica-Pica (quartet) .......................................................................................................................... 137
Key ................................................................................................................................................ 141
Chord Substitution ........................................................................................................................ 141
Key Signatures ............................................................................................................................... 142
The Circle of Fifths ....................................................................................................................... 143
Major and Minor Scales in the First Position ................................................................................. 144
More Chords in the Circle of Fifths… ........................................................................................... 160
Allegro by Ferdinand Carulli .......................................................................................................... 161
Allegretto by Carulli ........................................................................................................................ 162
Andante by Carulli ......................................................................................................................... 163
Allegro in E minor by Carulli .......................................................................................................... 165
Etude in G Major by Carulli ........................................................................................................... 166
Andantino by Carulli ...................................................................................................................... 167
Larghetto by Carulli ....................................................................................................................... 168
Romanza ........................................................................................................................................ 169
Menuet by Robert de Visée ............................................................................................................. 170
Lección 38 by Dionisio Aguado ..................................................................................................... 171
Clarines de los mosqueteros del rey de Francia by Sanz ...................................................................... 172
Allegro by Mauro Guiliani .............................................................................................................. 173
Andante by Ferdinand Carulli ........................................................................................................ 174
Conclusion .................................................................................................................................... 175
About the Authors ......................................................................................................................... 175
 
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