So here is another article I have written for Classical Guitar Magazine, on Etude No. 23 by Napoleon Coste, it features arguably the guitars most famous Cuban composer, and a huge inspiration to me, Leo Brouwer on the front cover. Along with a whole host of cool articles and inspiring lessons, as per usual.
Due to the wonders of the modern age you get all of that free online with HD video….check out all the goodies below.
For the full lesson and free downloads off CG Magazine site – article here.
Below is the video with the micro studies in it, it is a real test of your hands – left & right, and will warm you up for just about most pieces afterwards. I have used my wondrous, and oh so loud, Michael Gee guitar in these videos again.
Click the link here to get hold of him – well worth the effort, amazing guitars.
Coste Micro Studies
The last year for Classical Guitar Magazine I did a series of articles that clarified and delved into the heart and soul of Latin rhythms. So if you on follow from the Dyens’ Tango article you can see how the basic cells are utilized in various parts of South America. Click on the links below to get to the other articles overview.
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