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This new flamenco compás DVD + Booklet shows the different ways of foot tapping to the rhythms of the different flamenco styles. The foot tapping is essential to keep track while playing solo passages, concert pieces and especially when playing in a band...Each style implies different ways of tapping the foot and in this treatise a variety of ways of marking the rhythm will be shown:
To the quarter note, to the eighth note, to the cycle, in a modern way and in the palmas of Jerez, to every second beat, to every third beat. This Treatise of the flamenco compás is primarily addressed to guitarists, however it doesn't exclude no one since the study of the flamenco compás is generic.Students will learn the most characteristic rhythmic flamenco styles by learning more than 50 falsetas (melodic guitar interludes).

The styles are: Cuaternario: Rumba, Tangos and Tientos.Ternario: Bulerías, Soleá, Soleá por bulerías, Alegrías and Fandangos. Amalgama: Siguiriya and Guajira.

Vol 2 includes: Soleá, Alegrías, Guajira, Tangos, Rumba.

The booklet includes are guitar scores (notes, chord names and symbols), the different rhythmic patterns for the foot markings and explications. The DVD contains a number of videos that show the guitarist David Leiva interpreting all the styles, his foot marking the rhythm and a "flamenco clock” with tempo and foot marks.

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