Lesson: Study in C by Francisco Tárrega for Classical Guitar
Level: RCM Bridges Level 3 (Early Intermediate)
Free Sheet Music or TAB: Study in C by Tarrega (PDF)
This lesson is for my graded repertoire lesson series which you can find halfway down the lesson archive page. When I teach guitar I have the student set up a model for technique and then they try to maintain that model when playing pieces. Therefore, straightforward pieces without too many weird shapes and stretches are very important for beginner to around grade 3 level students. This excludes many pieces but as a core set of works it is important.
This piece is an excellent study/lesson by Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909). The simple melody integrated into the arpeggio pattern is a nice challenge in voice independence and balance. A few challenging shapes and the Barre are introduced as well. All manageable. Get the book and follow the video lessons.
Video Link: https://youtu.be/s053bpl5BRw
Here’s an older lesson too!
Video Link & Source: https://youtu.be/xZdGYV3tb2Q
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