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Flamenco Guitar Lessons

Falseta, Bulerias, Solea, Tango, Granaina, Taranta, Alegrias, Farrcuca (etc) - you have got it all here.


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  • Flamenco First Pieces: Tangos

    by Sergio Dorado

    Tangos is a rythmical style, and is a good way to learn a flamenco groove. Play this "falseta" with a hand clapping backing track, like in a real flamenco party.

    Tags: Rasgueo, falseta, thumb, golpe, tangos, arpeggio, tempo, groove, accents, rhythmical precision, A Phrygian, D aeolian, fingerstyle
    Difficulty3
  • The Origin of Taranto

    by Rodrigo Gonzalez

    Taranto, it belongs to the tangos group, with a binary metrical system. Originated in Almeria and descending from the Taranta.

    Tags: fingerstyle, F# Phrygian, nylon guitar, acoustic guitar, chord melody, flamenco, fingerpicking, spanish, nylon, Paco de lucia, Almeria, open chord, fast lines
    Difficulty4
  • Flamenco First Pieces: Seguiriya

    by Sergio Dorado

    Seguiriya is an important and serious style. It has cycles of 5 beats in alternating Time Signature 3/4 an 6/8).

    Tags: A phrygian, rasgueo, thumb-index, alternating time signature, chord inversions, chord voicings, chord shapes, chord melody, cante grande, big singing, 3/4, 6/8, fingerstyle, fingerpicking
    Difficulty3
  • The Origin of Solea

    by Rodrigo Gonzalez

    It is one of the pillars of flamenco. The majesty, melodic richness and depth of implementation make it one of the most performed flamenco styles.

    Tags: E Phrygian, fingerstyle, solea, chords, strumming, rasgueo, flamenco, nylon, spanish, fingerpicking, chords, chord melody, arpeggiated chords
    Difficulty5
  • The Origin of Fandangos

    by Rodrigo Gonzalez

    A musical form characteristic of Spanish folklore, which had a flamenco influence in the process of acclimating to a specific area, which corresponds to the province of Huelva.

    Tags: flamenco, fingerstyle, fingerpicking, rasgueo, spanish, Andalusia scale, E Phrygian, E Phrygian Major. Falseta, nylon guitar, strumming, chords
    Difficulty5
  • Flamenco First Pieces: Malaguena

    by Sergio Dorado

    Malagueña is a fandango from Málaga. It's a free style in E phrygian tonality.

    Tags: E Phrygian, arpeggio, thumb-index, andalucian cadence, fingerstyle, malagueña, chord melody, arpeggiated chords, nylon guitar, spanish
    Difficulty3
  • Flamenco First Pieces: Farruca

    by Sergio Dorado

    Farruca is a melodic style in minor tonality, usually played in A minor key. Learn the fist steps in techniques such arpeggio and rasgueo in a musical context.

    Tags: pmi arpeggio, thumb, rasgueo, fingerstyle, A minor, minor key, arpeggios, chords, galicia, spanish, nylon guitar, resting thumb, rhythm, groove, comping
    Difficulty2
  • Flamenco First Pieces: Solea

    by Sergio Dorado

    If you've decided finally to learn flamenco guitar this piece must be your first step. Learn some variations of the toque of Solea and introduce you in concepts such as thumb, golpe, cierre, etc.

    Tags: Thumb, thumb-index, golpe, tap, E Phrygian, chords, fingerstyle, rhythm, flamenco groove, arpeggios, nylon guitar, cierro, flamenco techniques
    Difficulty2
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Golden Oldies

  • Malaguena

    by Dejan Farkas

    Malaguena, or Spanish dance, is named after the town of Malaga in south of Spain. It is in triple meter and similar to fandango.

    Tags: spanish dance, apoyando, tremolo, chords, fingerstyle, nylon strings guitar, E Major, fandango, flamenco, thumb, chord melody
    Difficulty2
  • Flamenco Rumba Lesson

    by Al Christie

    A Rumba lesson using different popular chord changes that you will hear on many records. The chords are not that difficult, but to change with the rhythm is.

    Tags: flamenco, rumba, Alzapua, flamenco chords
    Difficulty3
  • Bulerias

    by Sergio Dorado

    A toque that never can be missing in a concert or in a flamenco party: bulerías. Bulerías is a more rhythmic toque, with more accent variations and energy of flamenco repertoire.

    Tags: Rasgueo, thumb, rasqueado
    Difficulty7
  • Granaina

    by Sergio Dorado

    A toque of Granaina, a style derived from the Fandango.

    Tags: Thumb, arpeggios, B Phrygian, fingerstyle, fingerpicking, rasgueo, chords, fandango, flamenco style, capo, spanish, nylon strings guitar, chord melody
    Difficulty5
  • Flamenco Granaina Lesson

    by Al Christie

    The Granainas comes from the region of Granada in the south of Spain. It is a free form and has no strickt tempo and you can play each part as you want, with your own feeling. Al Christie shows how!

    Tags: Granainas, Granaina, Spain, free form, flamenco, Granada
    Difficulty6
  • Alegrias Flamenco Lesson

    by Sergio Dorado

    Alegrías is characterized for a variety of rhythms, and a great sense of movement and sensual phrasing. In Spanish, "alegrías" means happiness, so you must perform it with grace and optimism.

    Tags: Rasgueo, arpeggio, thumb
    Difficulty6
  • Farruca

    by Sergio Dorado

    Let's go to see a theme of farruca. The piece have a little introduction, and the tempo changes at the moment the rasgueados enters.

    Tags: farruca, acoustic, rasgueados
    Difficulty6
  • Thumb - Index Study

    by Sergio Dorado

    Technique exercise. Will allow you to emphasize the thumb melody, whereas the index creates rythmic and harmonic support.

    Tags: thumb, study
    Difficulty5
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