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 New,The Classical Guitar Companion

  • Author: Berg, C

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Contents

  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Editorial Method
  • Introduction
  • 1. Learning the Fingerboard
  • Fingering Notations and Conventions
  • Scales and Cadences
  • Open Position Scales and Lower Position Cadences
  • Bursts and Exercises for Change of Direction
  • Moveable Scale Forms and Associated Cadences
  • Long Scales
  • Beginning Fingerboard Harmony
  • Triads on the Top Three Strings
  • Triad Cycles
  • Scales in Triads
  • Triads on the Lower Strings
  • Triad Progressions
  • Cadences by Franz Bathioli
  • 2. Scale Exercises and Studies
  • Fingering Considerations
  • Carulli's Right-Hand Fingering Practices
  • Carcassi's Right-Hand Fingering Practices
  • Giuliani's Right-Hand Fingering Practices
  • Sor's Right-Hand Fingering Practices
  • Aguado's Right-Hand Fingering Practices
  • Coste's Right-Hand Fingering Practices
  • Mertz's Right-Hand Fingering Practices
  • Triplets
  • Scale Exercises and Etudes in Lower Positions
  • Three Lower Position Scale Exercises with Thumb Accompaniment
  • Three Scale Exercises from the Carulli method
  • Attaingnant: Two Haulberroys
  • Giuliani: Op. 1, Part 3, No. 3
  • Tarrega: scale exercise in D
  • Besard: Branle Gay
  • Mertel: Prelude 8
  • Dlugorai: Finale (Thesaurus Harmonicus, 1603)
  • LeRoy: Passemeze and plus diminuee (1568)
  • Scale Exercises and Etudes in Upper Positions
  • Three Upper Position Scale Exercises with Thumb Accompaniment
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Study No. 16
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 1
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 14
  • Tarrega: diminished chord exercises
  • Tarrega: Prelude 9
  • Tarrega: scale exercises
  • Tarrega: Estudio en Forma de Minuetto
  • anon: Chi Passa (Marsh Lute Book, c. 1595)
  • Johnson: The Queen's Treble
  • Dalza: Piva for Two Lutes
  • Advanced Right-Hand Scale Fingering
  • Application
  • Other Applications
  • 3. Repeated Notes
  • Overview
  • Repeated Note Exercises and Studies
  • Horetsky: Op. 15, No. 7
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo de Guitarra, Op. 6, Exercise 10
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 2
  • Sor: Op. 6, No. 4
  • Sor: Op. 35, No. 19
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section Three, Study No. 23
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 7
  • Giuliani: Op. 83, No. 3 (Antoine de l'Hoyer: Op. 27, No. 4)
  • Sor: Op. 31, No. 19
  • 4. Slurs
  • Overview
  • Slur Exercises and Etudes
  • Carulli: Prelude from Method, Op. 27
  • Carcassi: Exercise from Method, Op. 59
  • Carulli: Andante from Method, Op. 27
  • Carcassi: Andante from Method, Op. 59
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 8
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 4
  • Slur Exercises from Horetsky's Op. 33
  • Horetsky: Op. 15, No. 24
  • Giuliani, Op. 48, No. 4
  • Sor: Op. 6, No. 3
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 9
  • Giuliani: Op. 100, No. 19
  • Giuliani: Op. 48, No. 9
  • Advanced Slur Exercises
  • Virtuoso Slur Exercises
  • 5. Harmony
  • Overview
  • Studies
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section Two, Chapter One, Exercise 12
  • Carcassi: Study in Damping from Method, Op. 59
  • Sor: Op. 35, No. 11
  • Sor: Op. 31, No. 22
  • Tarrega: Prelude 8
  • Sor: Op. 31, No. 20
  • Tarrega: Prelude 12
  • Sor: Op. 35, No. 16
  • Sor: Op. 29, No. 13
  • Sor: Op. 29, No. 23
  • Tarrega: Prelude 4
  • Advanced Left-Hand Exercises
  • What Guitar Methods Say
  • Musical Implications
  • Applications
  • 6. Arpeggios
  • Overview
  • Arpeggio Studies
  • Carulli: Moderato from Method, Op. 27
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo de Guitarra, Op. 6, Part Two, Exercise 6
  • Sor: Op. 31, No. 6
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section 2, Exercise 2
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section 3, Study 5
  • Aguado: Coleccion de Estudios, Study 3
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section 2, Exercise 16
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section 2, Exercise 17
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section 2, Exercise 20
  • Aguado: Coleccion de Estudios, Study 5
  • Sor: Op. 35, No. 9
  • Giuliani: Op. 48, No. 2
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo de Guitarra, Section Two, Exercise 10
  • Giuliani: Op. 48, No. 5
  • Giuliani: Op. 48, No. 6
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Section 3, Study 8
  • Giuliani: Op. 48, No. 3
  • Sor: Op. 35, No. 23
  • Sor: Op. 31, No. 12
  • 7. Melody and Accompaniment
  • Overview
  • Chordal Textures
  • Sor: Op. 31, No. 23
  • Melody Above an Alberti Bass
  • Horetsky: Op. 15, No. 2
  • Giuliani's Fingering Examples
  • Sor: Op. 35, No. 13
  • Melody in an Arpeggiated Texture
  • Sor: Op. 35, No. 22
  • Sor: Op. 6, No. 11
  • Simple Melody
  • Tarrega: Endecha
  • 8. Counterpoint
  • Overview
  • Contrapuntal Pieces and Studies
  • Valderrabano: Duo Pleni Sunt
  • Giuliani: Op. 139, No. 4
  • Zani de Ferranti: Caprice, Op. 11, No. 1
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Lesson 38
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Lesson 39
  • Aguado: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra, Lesson 40
  • Sor: Op. 31, No. 4
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 6
  • Sor: Op. 6, No. 8
  • Giovanni Maria da Crema: Recercar Tredecimo
  • Four Fantasias by Francesco da Milano
  • Francesco da Milano: Fantasia 28
  • Francesco da Milano: Fantasia 40
  • Francesco da Milano: Fantasia 38
  • Francesco da Milano: Fantasia 34
  • 9. Florid/Virtuoso Etudes
  • Overview
  • Virtuosity Is Not Everyday Life
  • Carcassi: Op. 60, No. 20
  • Tarrega: La Mariposa
  • Tarrega: Study in A
  • Tarrega: Estudio de Velocidad
  • 10. What Next?
  • Bibliography