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3 Nouvelles Etudes ...
The Guitarist's Way, Book 1...
The Young Guitarist's Progress: Part 1...
The Young Guitarist's Progress: Part 2...
Works for Guitar, Vol.3(Gangi/Carfagna)...
Pro Arte: EJ45X3 Pack Normal Tension...
Gitano Guitar Support (v.2017)...
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The Bible of Classical Guitar Technique...
Characteristic Etudes 1
The études in the first volume aid in developing left-hand technical
skills such as: playing legato (Irish Étude), intervallic sequences
(Étude in a Folk Style, Étude – Ragtime, Étude – Ballade, Étude
“Tanguero”), scale runs (Étude – Humoresque, Scale Étude), barré (Étude –
Impression), playing in the high position (Étude for Dreamers),
independent motion of fingers (Étude – Milonga, Étude in C Major);
whereas in the right hand the assorted études will aid in developing
various fingering approaches (eg. simultaneous attack, arpeggio in
various configurations: Kurpie Étude, Minimalist Étude). In several
études I have introduced guitar effects: pizzicato, harmonics, tamburo,
chordal playing (eg. Fingerstyle Étude, to simplify memorization there
are symbols above the chords).
Care has also been taken to prepare the performer before each composition and the challenges it presents. This is done by including short exercises before each étude: a compilation of fingerings for the left hand, various fingering schemes for the right hand, as well as exercises dedicated to developing proper (i.e. alternate) fingering technique. Playing with the alternating fingering (i-m) as well as using the a finger as a supplement is one of the most difficult technical elements; when the player encounters “atypical” elements (eg. legato, changes in position, complicated rhythms) the right hand tends to “automatically” forsake playing with proper fingering technique. Before attempting to work on the études it is suggested to work on precisely executing the exercises on open strings.