Slur Exercises and Chromatic Octaves by Andres Segovia. For guitar. Instructional and Exercises. Instructional book. Fingerings. 8 pages. Published by Columbia Music Company (PR.494001960).
ISBN 1598060600. With fingerings. Instructional and Exercises. 9x12 inches.
September 22, 2008
I have been playing for over 30 years and never realized how "weak" I am when it comes to slurring and chromatic exercises. Andreas Segovia played with such great tone, these exercises along with his "Scale Studies" will put you in the right direction!
31 of 62 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Champaign, IL
March 20, 2008
Ok! Not the best headline but I love these exercises for slurs. The only thing this book doesn't do is what the good guitarist can do in his/her head. Use all the exercises on the other five strings. It's a challenge to keep from getting unwanted noises from the other...
24 of 51 people found this review helpful.
Lee J. Oswald
Location: from Massillon, Ohio
November 8, 2007
Best Warm Up Ever!!!!!
I've been playing through this every day since I've Aquired it 1 to 2 times through. Each excersize is pretty simple and definately sounds boring but thats not the point. This warms up yours fingers BETTER than the segovia scales. In fact this routine works out really well if you...
32 of 57 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Illinois
December 13, 2006
The Standard for the left hand
I simply can not understand why the young people playing jazz, blues,pop,etc. aren't using this book. These slur studies have set for life MANY a classic or jazz guitarist. Use your brains-use an original source. The only thing that is better than this is The Diatonic Major and Minor Scales...
27 of 56 people found this review helpful.