Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition (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:
Standard Notation
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.
A Note from the Authors 
The Guitar—A Brief History
La Guitarra (poem) 
Preface 
Parts of the Classical Guitar 
Parts of the Flamenco Guitar
Names of the Open Strings
Tuning
Metronome 
Note Locations on the Fretboard 
Sitting Position and Holding the Guitar 
The Fingers of the Right and Left Hand 
Fingernail Shape and Maintenance 
Picados (Scales) — Apoyando (Rest Stroke) and Tirando (Free Stroke) 
Arpeggios (Broken Chords)
Tremolo (Preparatory Exercise) 
Rasgueado (Strumming) 
Basic Elements of Music Notation 
Musical Expression Symbols 
The Musical Alphabet 
Half Steps and Whole Steps
The Major Scale 
The Open Treble Strings 
Systematic Arpeggio Exercises 
Alternating Index and Middle Fingers
Sueño 
The Open Bass Strings 
Playing on the Bass and Treble Strings
Notes on the First String 
Soleares
Notes on the Second String 
Music in Two Parts
Playing Eighth Notes
Notes on the Third String
Sevillanas 
Sevillanas I (Trio) 
Sharps and Flats on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd strings
The Fifth Position on the First String 
The Natural Sign 
Romanza in A Minor 
Romanza 
Farrucas 
Sixteenth Notes
Slurs 
Estudio No.2 
Estudio No.2 (Duet)
The Major Scale
The Natural (Relative) Minor Scale 
The A Harmonic Minor Scale
The A Melodic Minor Scale
The Chromatic Scale
Notes on the Fourth String 
Chords 
Fandango 
Fandango Duo 
Notes on the Fifth String
Historia de un Amor 
The Dotted Quarter Note 
Perfi dia
Notes on the Sixth String 
Farrucas (Bass Line)
Farrucas
El Zorongo (Bass Line) 
El Zorongo (Melody) 
Playing the F Major Chord 
Playing Two Notes Together (Double-Stops) 
El Vito 
Rasgueado 
Sevillanas Intro 
The Natural Notes 
Sharps and Flats on the Bass Strings 
The Chromatic Scale
El Rancho Grande 
Alternating Bass and Chord Progression 
El Rancho Grande (Duet) 
Ascending and Descending Slurs: Ligados
Left Hand Agility Exercise
Chords in C Major and A minor
Las Mañanitas 
Greensleeves
Scales and Chord Progressions 
Rumba Rhythm
Scales and Chord Progressions cont.
The House of the Rising Sun
Variations on a Theme from Asturias 
Malagueña 
Intervals 
Chords 
Triads
C Major Arpeggio and Chord Inversion 
 
Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition Volume 1 - Mp3 file
Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition Volume 1 - Mp3 file
Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition Volume 1 - Mp3 file
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