Prelude 9 in A Major Francisco Tarrega

Prelude 9 in A Major Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909)

Francisco Tarrega Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say this was related to his childhood trauma.



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Time Signature: 2/4. Key Signature: A Major. 16 Measures. Play A major scale straight through with no repeats. This exercise will consolidate what your knowledge of the major scale and where notes are located all over the neck. The pull offs at the last 2 measure is easier with a cutaway. Since these pull offs are at the bottom 2 strings, make sure your thumb planted at the lower half of the neck.

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