Gerhard Graf-Martinez – Flamenco Guitar Method (Vol 1, 2)
Mar 11 2014
The world-wide successful Flamenco guitar method is finally available in English. Flamenco guitar method by Gerhard Graf-Martinez. Volume 1 + 2 (plus CD-Audio). A complete Flamenco guitar course for teaching and private study – standard notation and tablature. Complete explanation and exposition of all techniques of the Flamenco guitar like rasgueados, pulgar ayudado, picado, arpegio, tremolo, alzapua. Special chapter about the Bulerias. All styles, compositions and studies are recorded on CD in original tempo and slow version.
Gerhard Graf-Martinez is a passionate Flamenco guitarist and teacher. This two-volume method contains both his extensive inside-knowledge – acquired from his intense and friendly co-operation with “gitanos” and “maestros” – and the valuable experience of his long-standing teaching activitiy at national and international seminars and workshops.
The way this book is written is very easy to follow step by step. If you dedicate the time to it you will definitely learn at least the basics to intermediate skills of Flamenco. Of course it doesn’t replace an excellent Flamenco mestre but what you learn here can save you hundreds or a couple of thousand dollars it would cost you to learn by using an instructor. The CD/DVD is very helpful as well as the tabs and notes. Highly recommended if you have the discipline to progress through the book chapter by chapter going through all the exercises.
These Flamenco Guitar Method books and DVD’s by Graf Martinez are the prefect thing if you want to learn how to play flamenco. The DVD’s are very helpful, Before each example he explains a little bit about what to do. And in each example a score plays along on the bottom of the screen to what he is playing. He plays everything fast then very slow. The CD’s are also great, it has all of the examples in the 2 volumes at full speeds.
Running time: 01:10:00 + 01:15:00
Video: MPEG2 Video 720×480 (4:3) 29.97fps 6500kbps
Audio: Dolby AC3 48000Hz 6ch 192kbps
Booklet: Yes (PDF) + CD
Size: 5 Gb