26 Sep My advice on the Carcassi method, or any 19th-century method is — be careful! The guitar was quite a different instrument back then, it was a. Sight Reading for the Classical Guitar by Robert Benedict. Fernando Sor. cgv01_ Classical-Guitar-Method-One. Aaron Shearer Learning Guitar Classic. Results 1 – 28 of 28 Carcassi Classical Guitar Method Revised by Carcassi and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at.

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Hello again, Thank you all for responding and adding to this thread. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. If the technique introduction is not edited, I would simply explain to the student about the technique developments in the 20th century. Classical Guitar Skip to content.

Complete Works of Scott Joplin. Florentin, thank you especially for sharing your experience with the Carcassi method and for offering your recommendations.

If you are having trouble opening or downloading this file, please contact us. I’m mostly studying and practicing the 25 etudes. My students used different ones than mine.

Complete Sor Studies for Guitar Author: I’ve had this book for many classiical, the Parkening books are his new two volumns.

Guitar Music of the 16th Century. As you mention in your post it does have a section titled General Instructions which appears pretty much out of date.

Guitar Music from Tres Libros de Musica. All posts 1 day 7 days 2 weeks 1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year Sort by: Author Post time Subject Direction: Hi all, If anyone has used the Carcassi Method please comment on: The rest of the book looks just fine.


The guitar was quite a different instrument back then, it was a good bit smaller for one thing, and the technique for playing it was very different, especially the right hand.

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My recommendation is to work from a modern method as your main book. If you ignore some of the out-dated info and carrcassi few typos, coassical would find it very helpful. And technique has advanced in general over the last century. Not a valid email. Although regarded as moderately archaic in terms of modern guitar technique, Carcassi’s time- proven method is second to none in its presentation of a graded learning system featuring scales, exercises, and engaging compositions in various keys.

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Nor am I saying that the Carcassi and the Carulli methods are the best methods out there. I will agree that some of the things in the introduction catcassi be out of date, especially when you read about right hand technique. I don’t know what editions are out there. I also like the sections in the end of each book, where one can find a collection of graded pieces.

ckassical I strongly recommend the Carcassi Method, as well as the Carulli Method US Customers International Customers. These are just methods I have used quite a lot with many students, as well as with myself when I first learned as a child. Mel Bay products are available through your local music store or through online dealers. I humbly invite you to visit my guitar web page where you may hear some Carcassi pieces that I’ve recorded, my rendition of course and not one of them is perfect.


Just do a google search and see what different editions are out there. I’ve used it for 3 semesters of Classical Guitar classes I’m on my 4th of 5 semesters and still am using it.

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It looks good from a glance. Completing such a book can give students a great feeling of accomplishment, as well as constant, continuous work for every week. Complete Sor Studies for Guitar. I like these books a lot because they approach the instrument in a gradual way, always offering lots of level-appropriate music for the student.

Treasures of the Baroque Volume One. Who is online Users browsing this forum: It can be actually quite a good experience to have the student understand the difference. The Complete Fantasias of Luys Milan. My favorite part is the section that deals with playing in the higher positions, which I think is quite neglected with students today. Get the extra files for your Mel Bay book by clicking the “Download Extras” button below.

Stock varies by site and location. Yes, this book is also in English and Spanish.

But most of the newer editions have updated information there. Modern technique is designed for today’s larger guitars and nylon not gut strings. Once it is downloaded to your computer, double-click the file to open. Complete Giuliani Studies Author:

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