Taught by Mario DaSilva in Flamenco Guitar with Mario DaSilva seriesLength: 5:10Difficulty: 2.0 of 5
Learn the techniques and dance accompaniments associated with the Flamenco guitar.
Mario DaSilva introduces himself and the Spanish art form of flamenco guitar.Length: 4:06 Difficulty: 0.5 FREE
Mario DaSilva starts to break down flamenco guitar techniques, starting with a basic one finger strum.Length: 4:49 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva starts to break down the different versions of the flamenco rasgueado. He starts with the triplet subdivision using two fingers.Length: 4:32 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva breaks down the stroke pattern for the sixteenth note rasgueado.Length: 3:06 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva breaks down the five stroke rasgueado technique. He continues to use the Soleares in his examples.Length: 2:10 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva turns up the heat with a six stroke rasgueado technique.Length: 2:44 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva begins to break down what are known as the marote rasgueados. This technique involves subdivision using both the thumb and fingers.Length: 3:23 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva demonstrates an alternate way to perform the marote rasgueados.Length: 2:03 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva wraps up the rasgueado techniques with the 16th note subdivision of the marote rasgueado.Length: 3:48 Difficulty: 0.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva begins to teach the arpeggio techniques utilized in the flamenco style.Length: 3:06 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva adds the ascending arpeggio to the repertoire and combines it with the descending arpeggio.Length: 5:10 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva demonstrates arpeggios subdivided into sixteenth notes. He introduces a new compas called the Farruca as well as the golpe technique.Length: 11:09 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Ligados are slurred notes used to create melodic content within a compas. In this lesson, Mario will be demonstrates ligados using the Soleares. He then demonstrates how to combine strumming, ligados,...Length: 11:05 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
The Alzapúa is a fast, thumb only picking technique designed to project and create a more flamenco-styled sound. In this lesson, Mario provides some drills that will help you master this technique.Length: 6:20 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In the second lesson for the Alzapúa technique, Mario discusses why you would want to use this technique over a standard fingerstyle pattern.Length: 2:08 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Mario DaSilva discusses and demonstrates how scales are incorporated into the flamenco style.Length: 8:34 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In lesson 17, Mario discusses endurance and ways to built upon it for speed and accuracy.Length: 9:00 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Mario DaSilva provides several drills to help build your arpeggio skill. He uses the Malaguena dance as an example for these drills.Length: 3:29 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva demonstrates how the tremolo technique is utilized within the confines of the flamenco style.Length: 4:22 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Now that Mario has covered the basic techniques needed to play in the flamenco style, he begins to break down the individual dances from the style. He starts first with the Malaguena.Length: 22:42 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Mario DaSilva breaks down and demonstrates the famous Rumba dance.Length: 11:40 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In lesson 22, Mario DaSilva breaks down the Sevillanas.Length: 11:20 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva takes an in depth look at the dance he initially introduced during his technique lessons.Length: 13:45 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
You'll remember this dance from the beginning of Mario's technique studies. In this lesson, Mario covers the Soleares in its entirety.Length: 14:02 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Mario DaSilva breaks down the Bulerias. He includes the basic compas, variations, as well as several salidas to use.Length: 21:16 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In lesson 26 of his Flamenco guitar series, Mario DaSilva breaks down the Alegrias dance.Length: 14:39 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In lesson 27, Mario DaSilva breaks down the Fandangos de Huelva.Length: 13:35 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In the 28th lesson of his Flamenco series, Mario DaSilva discusses and breaks down the Guajiras.Length: 14:57 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Completing his studies on the dances of Flamenco, Mario Dasilva offers up a lesson on the Seguiriyas.Length: 11:24 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
About Mario DaSilva
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Mario DaSilva is an expert classical and Flamenco player who has toured and played with some of the finest musicians in the business, including the following: Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Belmont University Orchestra, Indiana University SE Orchestra, Bowling Green Chamber Orchestra, Nashville Ballet, Lari White, Chuck Cannon, Little Big Town, Muriel Anderson, Felipe De La Rosa, Bruce and Sandra Dudley, Lori Meecham, and Tracy Silverman.
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