Flamenco Guitar Styles

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The Flamenco Guitar class will concentrate on the necessary techniques for authentic Flamenco sounds. Areas of technique will include rasgueados (the complex style of Spanish guitar strumming), the 4 main rhythmic structures that make up the various palos, and thumb work for executing picado scale runs and Alzapua. Pieces to be studied will be Sevillanas, Rumba, Alegrias, and Columbianas. By the end of the classes the student will have a grasp on understanding rhythmic intricacies and have the tools to perform Flamenco guitar music accurately.