Secondary

Basic level flamenco guitar programme

Below is a description of the content of the basic level flamenco guitar programme.

Requirements

None.

Description

If you are looking for a first glimpse of the world of flamenco guitar this course is ideal for learning the basics you’ll need.
Practising correctly is essential at this time when you’re just starting off, at your point of departure. This is when you have to establish the foundations for playing music, avoiding starting bad habits that will be very difficult to correct later.

Objectives

After completing the course, you will have acquired the fluency necessary to understand and play styles as different as fandangos de Huelva, soleá, tientos, rumba, etc.

Content (example of class 1, module 1)

Technique
1.1 Guitar technique ‒ Fingering exercises
1.2 Picado triplets
1.3 12, 23, 34 consecutive left-hand fingering exercise

Interpretation
1.4 Melody with open strings
1.5 Rumba: Melody in Em (on one string)
1.6 Verdial copla part 1- A, B, C (on three strings)

Theory
1.7 Tablature and playing tablature
1.8 Absolutely essential! Fingers and frets

Accompaniment: first steps
Accompanying vocalists I (with recordings)

Assignments
Video classes
Teaching materials for each video class

Videos

“Alegrías escobilla”

 

“Alegrías escobilla” (lento)

 

“Alegrías escobilla” (frontal)

 

“Alegrías escobilla” (lateral)

 

Transcriptions

“Alegrías escobilla”