Flamenco Guitar Method: Learn to Play Flamenco Guitar with Step-by-Step Lessons and Authentic Pieces to Study and Play

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2008 - Music - 64 pages
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(Guitar Method). Here's your complete guide to learning flamenco guitar! This method uses traditional Spanish flamenco song forms and classical pieces to teach you the basics of this style and technique. You'll learn to play in the style of Paco de Lucia, Sabicas, Nino Ricardo and Ramon Montoya. Lessons cover: strumming, picking and percussive techniques; arpeggios; improvisation; fingernail tips; capos; and much more. Includes flamenco history and a glossary, and both standard notation and tab. The CD features 58 tracks for demonstration and play-along.
 

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Contents

A Brief History of Flamenco
4
A Brief History of Flamenco Guitar Makers
5
Key Flamenco Guitar Players
7
Do I Need a Flamenco Guitar?
8
Holding the Guitar
9
Tuning How to Practice
10
Signs and Symbols
11
The E Chord
12
Picado
23
Golpe Llamada
24
Alzapúa
26
Tremolo
28
Farruca
30
Tarantas
33
The Influence of Flamenco on Spanish Classical Music Sevillanas
36
Leyenda
38

Muted Strums
13
Ayudado Thumb and Index Finger
14
Ligado Hammerons and PullOffs
15
Soleares
16
Arpeggios
17
Malagueñas
18
Index Rasgueado
19
Fan Rasgueado Continuous Rasgueado
20
Remate
21
Falseta
22
Rasgueado Variations
40
Improvisations
43
Tarantas Revisited
45
Tango
47
Rumba
53
The Rhythms of FlamencoA Summary The Cejilla Capodastra or Capo
60
Glossary
61
About the Author
64
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