Carcassi: Melodic and Progressive Etudes, Opus An Alfred Classical Guitar Masterwork Edition. [Matteo Carcassi] Fingerings by Aaron Shearer with. This set of studies for the guitar by Carcassi, the 25 Etudes Mélodiques Progressives, op. 60, has become very famous. It has been known to generations of. This page gives the notes on the pieces, from the Tecla edition of Carcassi’s 25 Etudes for guitar op. This is not the main page for Carcassi’s 25 Etudes for.

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Study in A major 4. I memorized it quite quickly, but somehow I still cannot play this fluently without looking at the score. If you’re familiar with the different major scale forms then find which ones are being used and note that. Carcasis fingers just don’t want to go where they need to go and I start and stop constantly. I used the boring way to train it, practicing with a metronome, from very slow tempos, increasing the speed slightly everytime I felt I am ready to do this.

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By Matteo Carcassi and Fernando Sor. You May Also Like. Patience and working through the piece really slowly is paying off and I’m now looking to practice more scale orientated pieces than spending so much time on scales. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.


IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country. There are spots in 4, for example, that I find require particular attention to fingering and movement between hand position – the 7th to 8th measure in the B section.

Carcassi Op. 60 – Classical Guitar

I teach a method that explains this in detail, not only the reading aspect but memorization as well, and students who learn this method benefit greatly. I also play no. Retrieved from ” http: It brings to mind a quote I read in a book called “Violin Mastery,” I believe it went “even the simplest of studies presents great challenges for the virtuoso performer.

If you do this you’ll discover things about the work that will likely pass you by, even if you play the work for years! Then look at the form, are there sections, how many measures in each section?

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Do people generally find the Carcassi studies to be carcasis than they look. They may not be public domain elsewhere. Creative Commons Attribution 3. I know I got a lot out of it at the time as I was just embarking on the Carcassi journey. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.


This piece is much more fun than doing scales however. My technique has been sloppy at best and the strict alternate picking that Carcassi notates is demanding for one of my limited skills. The shifts in bar 31 and 32 are the toughest for me to play smoothly. Studies ; For guitar ; Scores featuring the ops ; For 1 player ; For mandolin arr ; Scores featuring the mandolin.

More information about this can be found here. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Study in D minor Since then I’ve gained much more experience with music in general and of this period, guitar technique, and interpretation, and I have a much deeper respect for them.

Etudes, Op.60 (Carcassi, Matteo)

Some, I find, are easy enough to read through, but the challenge is in playing cleanly, in good time and musically. Classical Guitar Skip to o;us. Board index All times are UTC. I am working on no.

If you haven’t already done so, be sure to check out Jounis’ recordings of all of these in our MP3 section. I am also working on sporadically no.

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