Ricardo Iznaola: Kitharologus The Path to Virtuosity (Book)
Guitar virtuoso Ricardo Iznaola's exciting technical workout manual Kitharologus is designed to help all guitarists attain virtuosity, regardless of their present playing ability by following well laid-out practice routines of basic skills. Covering all grades from novice to expert, this book is certain to be enthusiastically adopted by all serious guitarists wishing to develop their technique to the maximum.
Product Number:
95727
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
128
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-1774-8
ISBN13:
978-07866-1774-6
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/8/1997
Guitar virtuoso Ricardo Iznaola's exciting technical workout manual Kitharologus is designed to help all guitarists attain virtuosity, regardless of their present playing ability by following well laid-out practice routines of basic skills. Covering all grades from novice to expert, this book is certain to be enthusiastically adopted by all serious guitarists wishing to develop their technique to the maximum.
The Exercises: 
Right Hand Formulas
Arpeggios, Tremelos, Rasgueados, Repeated Chords
Double Notes
Scales
Slurs
Extension- Contractions
Shifts
Harmonics
Natural & Artificial
Guidelines for Daily Practice
 Level I Nos. 1 - 20
Basic Positioning & Articulation of Right-Hand
Basic Positioning & Articulation of Left-Hand
Three Note Chords
Preperation of the Left-Hand Scale Playing
Introduction to Arpeggio Playing
Prepertation for the Barre
Alternation of p.i, m with a
Introductiont o Double Notes
Introduction to Four-Note Chords
Preperation of the Left-Hand for Slurs (Pull-outs)
Preperation of the Left Hand for Slurs (Pull-outs and hammer-ons)
 Level II Nos. 21 - 28 
Extension and Contraction of the Right-Hand
Introduction to the Chromatic Octave Scale
One-Octave Scale in the First Position
Left-Hand Slurs
Extension of the Left-Hand
Left-Hand Shifts
 Level III Nos. 29 - 37
Extension and Contraction of the Right-Hand in Arpeggios Technique
Chromatic Octaves
Two-Octave Major Scales
 Level IV Nos. 38 - 47 
Arpeggio Technique
Chromatic 5ths and Minor 3rds
Two-Ocatve Melodic Minor Scales
Chromatic Scales
Left hand Slurs, Shifts and extensions
 Level V Nos. 48 - 58
Tremelo Technique (Beginning)
Chromatic Major 3rds,4ths, Augmentef 4ths (dimished 5ths)
Three-Octave Major Scales (E to G)
Three-Octave Melodic Minor Scales ( E to G)
Chromatic Scales
Left Hand extensions and Shifts
 Level VI Nos. 59 - 68
Tremelo Technique
Minor and Major 6ths
Three-Octave Major Scales
Chromatic Scales
Slurs: Upper Voice Trills above Bass Line
Left-Hand Extension, Slurs, & Shifts
On Harmonica
Chart of Harmonics
Natural Harmonics
Chromatc Scale in Artifical Harmonics
 Level VII Nos. 69 - 81
Rasgueado Technique
Minor and Major 7ths & 9ths
Three-Octave Melodic Minor Scales
Trills and Shifts
Extensions and Contractions of the Left-Hand with Shifts
Left-Hand Shifrts with Octave Jumps
Diatonic Scales in Artificial Harmonics
Violin-Type Harmonics
 Level VIII Nos. 82 - 90
Repeated Chords
10ths to minor 13ths
Two-Octaver Harmonic Minor Scales
Double Slurs
Extensions and Contractions fo the Left-Hand
Left-Hand Shifts (Jumps and Slides)
Arpeggios in Artificial Harmonics
 Level IX Nos. 91 -101
Marjor 13ths to Double Octaves
Three-Octave Harmonic Minor Scales
Slurs & Campanella (Double Trills)
Left-Hand Shifts (One Finger Arpeggios)
Artificial Harmonics with slurs Incorprating Full use of Right-Hand Fingers
Co-ordination Exercise in Artificial Harmonics
Appendix I Practice Routines-Work-Out Plans for all Levels
Appendix II Special Effects, etc - Special Effects, Use of the Right Hand LIttle Finger and Transcendental Technique
 
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