A COMPREHENSIVE, METHODICAL, STEP-BY-STEP TEACHING METHOD OF THE PULGAR TECHNIQUE FOR FLAMENCO GUITAR
The exercises in present Volume are primarily intended to students of the Flamenco, however many of book exercises pertain to students of classical guitar.
This Book includes exercises that combine arpeggio with up-down stroke of the
thumb. The exercises in this book are mainly related to the Flamenco tecnique. The left hand works on the chromatic scales of a string (8 notes).
The fingering of right hand (arpeggios) are the following A and B.
Two columns of exercises are listed below, one with the imim fingering and one with the imam fingering, from paragraphs IA and Ib.
The fingers i,m, a can play in two ways:
It is recommended the exercises to be done in both ways.
– the thumb knocks up-down
– the notes inside the Formula have the same time value
– it would not be aimless (except in the mentioned up-down way) to be exercised
and in the following ways:
The paragraphs with indication A are related to two fingers -im, mi etc.
The paragraphs with indication B are related to three fingers – ima etc.
Each Unit of this Volume consist of a certain number of paragraphs. Each paragraph of every chapter includes a certain number of variations each of them includes a certain number of formulas.