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Systematic Studies for Flamenco Guitar

By Juan Serrano

Guitar (Classical) - Intermediate
Composed by Juan Serrano. Perfect binding, Technic. Flamenco. Book/2-CD Set. With Text language: English, Spanish. 448 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.96871BCD).

Item Number: MB.96871BCD

ISBN 9780786666072. 9.5 x 11.5 inches.

This masterful, comprehensive book presents ten Sevillanas plus ten falsetas of each of the following popular and traditional flamenco forms: Alegrias por Arriba, Alegrias por Medio, Bulerias, Columbianas, Fandangos, Farrucas, Granainas, Romeras, Siguiriyas, Soleares, Tangos, and Tarantas. This landmark text presents the systematic development of Flamenco tech- nique. Each of the dance forms contains performance notes & a brief history. In English & Spanish and written in standard notation and tablature. Includes companion 2-CD set.

  • 01) Introduction  
  • 02) Sevillanas 
  • 03) Alegrias Por Arriba 
  • 04) Alegrias Por Medio 
  • 05) Bulerias 
  • 06) Colombianas 
  • 07) Fandangos 
  • 08) Farrucas 
  • 09) Granainas 
  • 10) Romeras 
  • 11) Siguiriyas 
  • 12) Soleares 
  • 13) Tangos 
  • 14) Tarantas 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

    Tracy, CA
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  • 2004-02-27 00:00:00.0 Great Flamenco study book.

    This is a great book if you are getting away from the basics of flamenco. If you have read and mastered titles such as " You can teach your self flamenco guitar" or "Juan serrano Basic techniques" this is the book for you. THIS IS NOT A SONG BOOK. While the...

    music in this book is still beautiful, it is not in song format. This book represents falsetas, which are basically short little peices used for skill developement and study. It is a lengthy book(around 400 pages) and represents around 10 falsetas for a whole bunch of flamenco forms (ex. tangos, farrucas). The only thing I could point out, is that it's bulkiness makes it extremely difficult to put on a music stand, it is is a definite annoyance when a great book is limited by you having to sit down at a table or desk, memorize what tabs you just read and play it. All that aside this book is a must have for intermediate flamenco enthusiast looking to improve their knowledge and skill.

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