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Latinitas for Solo Guitar

By Alfonso Montes

Guitar (Classical) - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by Alfonso Montes (1955-). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Latin American. Book/CD Set. 32 pages.

Item Number: 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.

  • Bambuquito   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Calipsito   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Los Cholitos   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Merenguito   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Milonguita   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Notica   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Piloncito   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Rumbita   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Soncito   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Tanguito  Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Tonadita   Performed by Alfonso Montes
  • Valsecito   Performed by Alfonso Montes

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  • 5

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  • July 09, 2008 Rhythmic and melodic

    12 songs, all with different rhythms. Interesting, yet not difficult. And with the CD, you can get comfortable with them. A good value. You will play these for people quickly. Captivating melodies will haunt you day and night.

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