Benefits and drawbacks to Flamenco fingerings?

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Benefits and drawbacks to Flamenco fingerings?

Post by twistedblues » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:49 pm

Are there any specific drawbacks for a flamenco player coming to classical? And vice versa? When it comes to fingering choices? I've noticed Flamenco fingerings are often different than the common classical fingering choices fir the same exact parts to be played.

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Re: Benefits and drawbacks to Flamenco fingerings?

Post by Ramon Amira » Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:19 am

twistedblues wrote:Are there any specific drawbacks for a flamenco player coming to classical? And vice versa? When it comes to fingering choices? I've noticed Flamenco fingerings are often different than the common classical fingering choices fir the same exact parts to be played.
Which hand are you talking about?
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Re: Benefits and drawbacks to Flamenco fingerings?

Post by twistedblues » Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:57 am

Right hand

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Re: Benefits and drawbacks to Flamenco fingerings?

Post by Blondie » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:11 am

It would help if you gave specific examples, as context is everything.

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Re: Benefits and drawbacks to Flamenco fingerings?

Post by slidika » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:34 pm

From what I have seen, flamenco guitarists use the thumb a lot more and perhaps the 'a' finger less. At least, that's what I am seeing in my flamenco books . . .
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