Flamenco Classical Guitar Tradition
A Technical Guitar Method and Introduction to Music
Acoustic Guitar - Sheet Music

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Guitar (classical) - Beginning-Intermediate

SKU: MB.21029

A Technical Guitar Method and Introduction to Music. Composed by Juan Serrano and Corey Whithead. Style, Wire bound, Method. Flamenco. Book and online audio. 176 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #21029. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21029).

ISBN 9780786674657. UPC: 796279100489. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This beginning guitar method is written for aspiring classical or flamenco guitarists who want to learn how to read music up to the intermediate level. Music from the Spanish tradition such as Romanza, Pica-Pica, El Vito, Cafide las Chinitas, Perfidia, La Virgen de la Macarena and flamenco music of Juan Serrano provides a technical and musical foundation that improves facility in playing scales, arpeggios, tremelo, and rasgueado. Tablature is not included as one of the primary aims of this book is to improve note reading and the comprehension of the fundamental elements of music. Performances of all musical examples are available online that includes one performance at tempo for each of the more than 230 musical examples. Short repertoire pieces from Gaspar Sanz, Dionisio Aguado, Fernando Sor, Mauro Guiliani, Ferdinand Carulli, and Mateo Carcassi are included at the end of the book and are repertoire studies that will prepare guitarists for further study in classical and/or flamenco guitar.

  • A Note From The Authors
  • The Guitara Brief History
  • La Guitarra (Poem)
  • Preface
  • Parts Of The Classical Guitar
  • Parts Of The Flamenco Guitar
  • Names Of The Open Strings
  • Tuning
  • Metronome
  • Note Locations On The Fretboard
  • Sitting Position And Holding The Guitar
  • The Fingers Of The Right And Left Hand
  • Fingernail Shape And Maintenance
  • Picados (Scales) Apoyando (Rest Stroke) And Tirando (Free Stroke)
  • Arpeggios (Broken Chords)
  • Tremolo (Preparatory Exercise)
  • Rasgueado (Strumming)
  • Basic Elements Of Music Notation
  • Musical Expression Symbols
  • The Musical Alphabet
  • Half Steps And Whole Steps
  • The Major Scale
  • The Open Treble Strings
  • Systematic Arpeggio Exercises
  • Alternating Index And Middle Fingers
  • Sueno
  • The Open Bass Strings
  • Playing On The Bass And Treble Strings
  • Notes on the First String
  • Soleares
  • Notes on the Second String
  • Music in Two Parts
  • Playing Eighth Notes
  • Notes on the Third String
  • Sevillanas
  • Sevillanas I (Trio)
  • Sharps And Flats On The 1St, 2Nd And 3Rd Strings
  • The Fifth Position On The First String
  • The Natural Sign
  • Romanza In A Minor
  • Romanza
  • Farrucas
  • Sixteenth Notes
  • Slurs
  • Estudio No.2
  • Estudio No.2 (Duet)
  • The Major Scale
  • The Natural (Relative) Minor Scale
  • The A Harmonic Minor Scale
  • The A Melodic Minor Scale
  • The Chromatic Scale
  • Notes on the Fourth String
  • Chords
  • Fandango
  • Fandango Duo
  • Notes on the Fifth String
  • Historia De Un Amor
  • The Dotted Quarter Note
  • Perfi Dia
  • Notes on the Sixth String
  • Farrucas (Bass Line)
  • Farrucas
  • El Zorongo (Bass Line)
  • El Zorongo (Melody)
  • Playing The F Major Chord
  • Playing Two Notes Together (Double-Stops)
  • El Vito
  • Rasgueado
  • Sevillanas Intro
  • The Natural Notes
  • Sharps And Flats On The Bass Strings
  • The Chromatic Scale
  • El Rancho Grande
  • Alternating Bass And Chord Progression
  • El Rancho Grande (Duet)
  • Ascending And Descending Slurs: Ligados
  • Left Hand Agility Exercise
  • Chords In C Major And A Minor
  • Las Mananitas
  • Greensleeves
  • Scales And Chord Progressions
  • Rumba Rhythm
  • Scales And Chord Progressions Cont.
  • The House of the Rising Sun
  • Variations On A Theme From Asturias
  • Malaguena
  • Intervals
  • Chords
  • Triads
  • C Major Arpeggio And Chord Inversion