The Flamenco Guitar Visual Method is the first interactive multi-camera method on the market. With the Vision Angle option you can choose the camera angle you want. Long shot of Manuel Granados (angle 1), close up shot of the left hand (angle 2), close up shot of right hand (angle 3) All of which accompanied with the score on screen.
1. PLAYING POSITION
three styles: ancient, classic and current, with photographical examples of the different periods.
2. INSTRUMENT'S DESCRIPTION
Presentation of each of the components of the Flamenco guitar and the type of wood or woods usually used. Presentation of the different styles of Flamenco guitars that exist and their different purposes. Short history of the composition of the guitar.
Tuning by equal temperament and tuning based on the harmonic series
4. PRELIMINARY TECHNIQUE
a). Each of the techniques detailed
b). Preliminary study of each one of the techniques
5. PRIMARY STYLES:
Introduction to the following styles:
For each style 5 characteristic themes or “compases” and 5 variations
6. REPERTOIRE PIECES of basic level, according to the styles described before, duration of 1 to 2 minutes
7. MUSICAL ANALYSIS
a). melodico-harmonic study of the Flamenco style.
The Flamenco Mode
The functions of the Mode
The Cadencia (rhythm) or characteristic progression
b). study of the metrical structures of the styles of Soleá, Siguiriyas, Tientos, Alegrías and Bulerías
8. HISTORY OF THE FLAMENCO GUITAR by María Jesús Castro
5 languages : Castellano, English, Français, Italiano, Catalá
DVD full compatible with all countries (PAL and NTSC).