flamenco scores

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flamenco scores

Post by val-aki » Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:39 pm

I never played flamenco music yet, but now I want to get acquainted with this style. Can anybody give an advise which scores or composers pieces are useful to play at the beginning?

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otirroz
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Re: flamenco scores

Post by otirroz » Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:33 pm

Hello val-aki,

I personally have found Juan Martin's Guitar Method: El Arte Flamenco De La Guitarra very useful for beginners. It includes pieces to learn as well as technique exercises. He emphasizes the pieces. His other books are more advanced and assume you already know the basic techniques, so keep that in mind.

Hope this helps,

P de V

Marshall Dixon
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Re: flamenco scores

Post by Marshall Dixon » Tue Oct 06, 2015 2:49 pm

Flamenco Solos For Guitar by Sophocles Papas, published by Columbia Music Company.

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Re: flamenco scores

Post by val-aki » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:36 pm

Many thanks for the answers, I will check them.

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Vlad Kosulin
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Re: flamenco scores

Post by Vlad Kosulin » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:03 pm

Late response, but anyway, Solos Flamencos - 42 Solos Progressively Graded for Absolute Beginner to Intermediate and More Advanced by Juan Martin (2001, sold by Mel Bay in the US) might be helpful. Both notation and TAB. It also has CD included.
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Vlad
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