The Francsico Tarrega Collection


The Francsico Tarrega Collection. Considered the father of modern classical guitar, Francisco Tárrega revolutionized guitar technique and composed a wealth of music that will be a cornerstone of classical guitar repertoire for centuries to come. This unique book/CD pack features 14 of his most outstanding pieces in standard notation and tab, edited and performed on CD by virtuoso Paul Henry. Includes: Adelita – Capricho Árabe – Estudio Brillante – Grand Jota – Lágrima – Malagueña – María – Recuerdos de la Alhambra – Tango – and more, plus bios of Tárrega and Henry.

Paul Henry is a concert and recording artist based in Chicago area, and is on the faculty of the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University. As a soloist he has concertized throughout the United States and Europe.


Malaguena (Traditional)
El Testamento de Amelia (Traditional)
Estudio (Aguado)
Estudio en Mi Menor (Tarrega)
La Llorona (Traditional)
Lagrima (Preludio) (Tarrega)
Preludio “Endecha” (Tarrega)
Preludio (Tarrega)
La Poloma (Yradier)
Romance de Espana (Traditional)
Adelita (Mazurka) (Tarrega)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Tarrega)
Asturias Leyenda (Albeniz)

Good Points

  • Left hand fingering included
  • Standard Notation comes with tablature
  • Audio CD included

Bad Points

  • Not for beginners
  • Wish there were more pieces

Final Words
I would recommend this book for intermedate levels who are interested in playing Tarrega. Overall a solid book with 14 pieces but may be a little daunting for beginners. You can find the original composition of the nokia ring tone here. Gran Vals. Get your copy of The Francsico Tarrega Collection by Paul Henry.

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Book Details
Format: Kindle Edition
File Size: 7690 KB
Print Length: 47 pages
Publisher: Alfred Pub Co (June 30, 1999)
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services
Language: English

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