Las Hachas by Gaspar Sanz (1640 – 1710) Grade 1– Beginner Gaspar Sanz was an Aragonese composer, guitarist, organist and priest born to a wealthy family in Calanda in the Spanish comarca of Bajo Aragón. He studied music, theology and philosophy at the University of Salamanca, where he was later appointed Professor of Music.
Greensleeves– Traditional English This is a short and sweet song. “Greensleeves” is a traditional English folk song and tune, a ground of the form called a romanesca. Romanesca is a song form popular in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. It was most popular with Italian composers of the early Baroque period.
Grade 3– Intermediate Romance de Espana– Spanish Traditional Song Exercise (ami) Time 0:55 This song both lyrical and sentimental, made popular from the french movie “Jeux Interdits”. Romance de Espana melody is a classic classical piece and not too difficult to play. There are 2 parts to the song. Take each part at your own …
Scarborough Fair Traditional Folk song English Traditional 16th century “Scarborough fair” is an example of how the classical guitar can sound like 2 instruments. With the suspended bass and running lead, the guitar produces 2 voices (Bass and treble).