Latinitas for Solo Guitar composed by Alfonso Montes (1955-). For Guitar (Classical). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Latin American. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20995BCD).
ISBN 9780786608492. Latin American. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
Some of the best known Latin American rhythms are included in this collection carefully graded from beginner to intermediate level. For this book Mel Bay asked an expert on Latin American music, world celebrated guitarist-composer Alfonso Montes, to put together all his expertise to come up with real Latin sounding pieces keeping the technical demands within reach of beginner and intermediate players. "Latinitas," besides being full of beautiful melodies and captivating rhythms, should act as an introduction for guitarist of all ages to this fascinating music. New Latin American pieces for pedagogical purposes. Picking studies in 7 keys. New solos in diverse Latin styles for concerts. Begins study of Latin American folk and popular musical forms. Carefully graded to move at a user friendly pace. Unmatched in comprehensiveness. Companion CD included.