Lifetime mariachi performer and educator John Nieto joins Bob Phillips to provide authentic orchestral settings of familiar, traditional tunes for string orchestra alone, mariachi band alone or string orchestra and mariachi band together. Trumpet and Rhythm books are available to provide optional parts for trumpet, guitar, guitarron, vihuela, piano and harp. Historical background and ideas for arrangements are provided in the Teacher's Manual. Each string book contains the melody and the melodic harmony, accompaniment or bass part as appropriate. All the text within the Student and Teacher's books is in both Spanish and English.
Title: Mariachi Philharmonic, By Phillips, Bob and Nieto, John, Published by Highland/Etling
Classical Guitar Method, Op. 59 and Twenty-five Melodius and Progressive Studies for Guitar, Op. 60
Professional guitarist and teacher Philippe Bertaud has meticulously edited and revamped the classic Carcassi guitar method for use by today's guitar student. Bertaud's sensitive reworkings of the method retains the original intent, but also adds many modern conventions in the instruction of the classical guitar. As an added bonus, this book includes an MP3 CD containing recordings of all 25 studies of the Carcassi op. 60 beautifully performed by Bertaud. This combined edition of Matteo Carcassi's Classical Guitar Method, op. 59 and Twenty-five Melodious and Progressive Studies for the Guitar, op. 60, along with the enclosed CD make this new edition of the Caracassi method an indispensable addition to the library of any student or teacher of classical guitar.
These ensemble pieces for four guitars are wonderfully original, with depth and musical sophistication. They were composed for the technical level of Suzuki students in Book 5 or beyond. Great favorites with students! Titles include: Variations on La Folia, Prelude and Fugue, and The Fading Shore.
The Total Flamenco Guitarist is an exciting journey into the world of flamenco guitar playing, a style loved by the world for its explosive techniques and depth of emotion. This book and CD kit is a complete curriculum for beginning to advanced flamenco guitarists. The lessons are based on a three-pronged approach of technique, rhythm, and listening. The material is organized according to the major rhythmic families: fandango, tango, solea, siguiriyas, and more. You?ll learn popular styles including rumba, bulerias, and sevillanas, and lots of authentic flamenco techniques such as rasgueado, arpeggio, picado, and tremolo. Whether you want to be a flamenco guitarist, or just incorporate some of these techniques into your own music, The Total Flamenco Guitarist is the book for you!
An easy-to-understand, yet very comprehensive method. Learn to play classic guitar in all of the basic keys along with a wide assortment of solos ranging from the Renaissance to 20th Century compositions by composers such as Sor, Carcassi, Carulli, Diabelli, Giuliani, Bach, Handel and Dowland. Finally, studies are contained for playing in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th positions.