Originating from Andalusia in Spain, Flamenco music embodies a complex musical and cultural tradition. Now teach yourself the elements of this passionate and beautiful music on guitar with this practical and accessible guide. First, discover the background and spirit of flamenco, the hand and seating positions, and the technique, before being introduced to the many different palos, or styles - such as Alegrias, Bulerias and Fandangos - and learning some key falsetas, or phrases, for each.
Michael Heatley edited the acclaimed History of Rock partwork (1981–84). He is the author of over 50 music biographies, ranging from Bon Jovi to Rolf Harris, as well as books on sport and TV. He has penned liner notes to more than 100 CD reissues, and written for magazines including Music Week, Billboard, Goldmine, Radio Times and the Mail on Sunday colour supplement.
Spiral-bound: 384 pages
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing; New edition edition (1 Aug. 2007)
Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.9 x 18.7 cm