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Mariachi Favorites for Solo Guitar

By Laura Sobrino; adapted by Steve Eckels

Guitar (fingerpicking) - Beginning-Intermediate
Arranged by Laura Sobrino; adapted by Steve Eckels. Saddle-stitched, Solos. Mariachi. Book. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.99781).

Item Number: MB.99781

ISBN 9780786668090. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. Adapted by Steve Eckels.

Mariachi music for most of its 200 or so years has primarily been an aural tradition, passing songs down from generation to generation, ear to ear. This collection puts many popular tunes from the genre in print for any classical guitarist to play. Author Laura Sobrino has been a professional mariachi and is familiar with the stylistic intricacies that truly make this Mexican traditional and popular music unique. Written in standard notation and tablature.

  • El llano grande  Performed by Public Domain
  • El riflero  Performed by Son Jaliscience
  • El zopilote mojado  Performed by Z. Flores
  • La marcha zacatecas  Performed by G. Godina
  • Lindas pachuqueñas  Performed by Public Domain
  • El jarabe Tapatìo  Performed by Public Domain
  • Flor de México  Performed by E. Gutiérrez
  • Florecitas mexicanas  Performed by M. Martínez
  • Jarabe la botella  Performed by Public Domain
  • La culebra  Performed by Fuentes-Vargas
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  • 5

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  • 2006-01-21 00:00:00.0 Great for the classical guitarist

    If you want to play in a Mariachi band, this is not the book for you. If however, you are a solo classical guitarist, these transcriptions are pretty fun. While simplistic in some areas, the arrangements often seem to capture the feel of a full band where the guitarron is...

    thumping the bass line while the violins and/or trumpets are jamming out the melody.

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