Method Book Lesson: Malagueñas for Guitar

Method Book Lesson: Malagueñas for Guitar
The malagueña is a style of flamenco music derived from earlier types of the fandango. It is often improvised upon and is generally free in its rhythmic interpretation (cante libre). The arrow indicates a strum of the chord (rasgueado) with the fingernail of the i finger.

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    • Either fingering can work just fine. My choice is partly for variety but also because the bass notes in Leyenda are fairly far away and therefore the m finger is closer to that string. But as I said, either finger does work but I’d like students to be able to do both for practice.

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