The flamenco guitar tremolo technique is done slightly differently than the traditional p-a-m-i classical guitar tremolo, in a sense that the traditional flamenco . This is a Classical/Flamenco tremolo forum at strike with the thumb. Ok, let me post a little exercise that helped me learn. The tremolo is a beautiful techniques of the classical guitar: it gives the . exercises is to perform a chromatic scale by applying the tremolo.

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The number of slow cycles versus fast cycles can be varied as needed.

Long arpeggio studies 2. There really is no line drawn that separates the master’s from the students. I used to record myself on a reel-to-reel tape deck and then play it back at half speed to figure out where the unevenness in my tremolo was.

No person can really say how long it will take them to learn a technique, its a on goin practice and you can really put a timer on it. Classical Guitar and fingernails: Tremolo Thanks a lot for your valuable input. It is also important so the thumb can play with minimal effort with small movements.

Compas 1 to 6 III. Rest for 15 minuets and start again.



It has improved remarkably through the years, but I still feel some lack of precision. Be sure to watch the video on full screen. Music and Tablature In three languages: This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The other school says the thumb should play rest stroke whenever possible because planting provides stability to the hand. Practice the tremolo patterns until you can play a sixteenth note tremolo at most tempos. One of the great mysteries of life for guitarists is how to develop a good tremolo.

I tell flamenxo not to follow through at all with my finger stroke. Read my article for trrmolo detailed explanation of how to practice the patterns. Increasing the speed too much too soon usually results in practicing the tremolo unevenly or with poor technique large finger or thumb movements, fingernail clicks, poor thumb preparation, etc.

Four even 16th, 32nd, or 64th notes.

Definitely more balanced in my opinion the performance of Julian Bream: You want to exerckses this on the high E string and once you got it good at speed then start adding the bass with the thumb.

If the i a m i sequence is practiced without the thumb, I think it would be a good idea to pause by one count after the last i, which will represent one beat for the thumb. Practicing on the first string is certainly much easier, but allows the fingers far more freedom to make large motions. How much would age matter?


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A4 Format 80 pages. The range of motion must be short. When playing repertoire, we must have the technical ability to play the tremolo at varying degrees of volume in order to play expressively.

Laying the Foundation Arpeggio exercises, Arpeggio studies 6. My Music whoooo hoooo!!!!

Guitar Tremolo Picking Exercises

As I said before, no teacher has ever mentioned how long it takes the average student to execute 3- or 4-finger tremolo smoothly. This is precision work. How to Practice Can you give me an example on a tab? The tremolo needs to be smooth, fluid like water, like a little stream. The best way to explain how this program works is with esercises following videos.

Everything is understood completely.