Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega is the most famous tremolo piece in the classical guitar repertoire. This modern score will help you learn all those juicy 19th century chord forms, with full TAB. There are LH suggestions for fingering as well as a full in-depth video series that will walk you through the score.
This score has within it
- Left hand fingering suggestions.
- TAB, so you’re never lost on the fretboard.
The score has been carefully annotated and typeset to make learning, and reading as clear as possible. The staves have been spread for accessibility and for clarity. And finally with TAB, and LH fingering suggestions, so you will not get lost in the score.It is fully supported by 5 videos which will walk you through the score, and the piece. And also the videos will give you my RH suggestions
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Rhayn has also written a full length article for Classical Guitar Magazine on Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega, which will fill you in on the background to it. As well as helping you out with some starter exercises.
Here is Rhayn’s take on this piece, and why this guide will help you.
You are entering a a rite of passage for any classical guitarist. Tremolo is an advanced technique, and this beautiful piece really shows it off. The harmony is sweet, and is reminiscent of a hot summer day amongst the fountains of the Alhambra palace. So grab the score, and let your imagination, and ears, wander through 19th century Spain – in summer.
Note: you will need to have some technique already to play this – intermediate to advanced.