So here is another article I have written for Classical Guitar Magazine, on Etude 5 and Radames Gnattali, it features the hugely talented, and inspirational, Newman & Oltman guitar duo 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.
Here is the video with the micro studies in it, along with all the rhythms you will need to understand the wonderful Brazilian rhythms in this study. It is also in open G tuning which is unusual for classical guitar; more in keeping with it’s folk roots. I have used my wondrous, and oh so loud, Michael Gee guitar in one of these videos.
Click the link here to get hold of him – well worth the effort, amazing guitars.
Gnattali Micro Studies
The last year for Classical Guitar Magazine I did a series of articles that clarified and delved into the heart and sould of Latin rhythms. So if you follow from 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 each article overview.
- Tango Rhythm
- Venezuelan Vals Rhythm