Art of Spanish Guitar (w/CD)
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Celino Romero's "The Art of Spanish Guitar" embodies more than two hundred years of guitar playing experience accumulated by three generations of Romeros. Celino embraces the variety of styles and innovations that the Romeros have brought to this art form individually and through the many years of playing together.
This book explores the complexity and subtlety of Spanish guitar while explaining it in a way that makes learning both accessible and highly enjoyable. By the end of this book, you will be able to apply the correct technique to your playing, and perform pieces by some of the most famous composers for Spanish guitar, such as Carcassi, Sor and Tarrega.
You will learn:
-How to hold the guitar correctly
-Proper placement of right and left hands
-Aproyando and Enganchando
-Rasgueado and Flamenco
-Giuliani's 120 Right-Hand Studies
-Essential studies and repertoire
-Shaping of the fingernails
-How to adopt the unique "Romero Touch"
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Celino Romero's journey on the guitar began at the young age of three, under the careful tutelage of his legendary grandfather, Celedonio, and his famous father, Celin. Celino has played to great acclaim before numerous international audiences as a solo artist, with major orchestras, and as a member of "The Romeros" guitar quartet. He has appeared at the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Auditorio Nacional (Madrid), Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Concert Hall (Seoul), the Cultural Center Concert Hall (Hong Kong), and Musikverein (Vienna).