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.
Taranto, it belongs to the tangos group, with a binary metrical system. Originated in Almeria and descending from the Taranta.
Seguiriya is an important and serious style. It has cycles of 5 beats in alternating Time Signature 3/4 an 6/8).
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.
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.
Malagueña is a fandango from Málaga. It's a free style in E phrygian tonality.
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.
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.
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.
A toque that never can be missing in a concert or in a flamenco party: bulerÃas. BulerÃas is a more rhythmic toque, with more accent variations and energy of flamenco repertoire.
A toque of Granaina, a style derived from the Fandango.
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!
AlegrÃas is characterized for a variety of rhythms, and a great sense of movement and sensual phrasing. In Spanish, "alegrÃas" means happiness, so you must perform it with grace and optimism.
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.
Technique exercise. Will allow you to emphasize the thumb melody, whereas the index creates rythmic and harmonic support.
Rasgueo is basically a rythm applied to one or more chords, so the essence of this lesson is rhythm.