Book + Online Audio
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8.75 x 11.75
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
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 companion 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 Lessons Flamenco Guitar will provide the base from which students can advance in their flamenco studies. Includes access to online audio.
Introduction to Flamenco
I The Guitar and its Parts
Basic Flamenco Forms
Basic Guitar and Flamenco Terms:
Fret Board Diagram
Types of Rasgueado Patterns
Lesson 1: Compás
Lesson 2: Multiple Finger Patterns
Multiple Finger Down-stroke
Multiple Finger Down and up-stroke
Down and up-stroke continuously
Lesson 3: Rasgueados in Context
Lesson 4: Falsetas
Lesson 5: Complete Soleares
Lesson 7: Picado in Context
Extra: Compás for Various Forms
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