The Guitar Music of Spain (Volume One)


The Guitar Music of Spain (Volume One). Over fifty traditional music by Bartolome Calatayud graded from simple to advance throughout the book. A superb three-volume collection of newly engraved Spanish music for guitar, encompassing classical, traditional and folk elements. Carefully selected and edited by John Zaradin.

Guitarist/Arranger/Composer John Zaradin holds boyh gold and silver albums of Rodrigo’s ‘”Concerto de Aranjuez”. Acclaimed as a master performer, he is also in demand as an arranger, and his books for Wise Publications include the best-selling titles “Popular Songs For The Classical Guitar” (Volume 1 and 2), ‘Andrew Lloyd Webber For The Classical Guitar’ and ‘George Gershwin For The Classical Guitar’.


Alefre Campina
Alegre Primavera
Boceto Andaluz
1. Gavota
2. Danza
3. Minueto
4. Mazurka
Cuatro Piezas Facile Para Guitarra
1. Vals
2. Romanza
3. Pasodobillio
4. Cancion De Cuna
Danza Espanola
Danza Popular De Campdevanol
Dos Piezas Para Guitarra
1. Bolero
2. El Majo
Dos Piezas Para Guitarra
1. Bagatela
2. Gavota
Estampa Gitana
Gavota Facil
Marcha Hungara
Marcha Militar
Pequena Tarantela
Sonatina No 1
Sonatina No 2
Suite Antigua
Tango Argentino
Tres Canciones Populares Catalanas
1. Muntanyes Regalades
2. La Preso De Lleida
3. La Pastoreta
Tres Piezas Faciles Para Guitarra
1. Cajita De Musica
2. Divertimento
3. Melodia
Tres Piezas Para Guitarra
1. Mazurka
2. Caramba
3. Canconeta
Tres Piezas Para Guitarra
1. Lamento Gitano
2. Fandanguillo
3. Bulerias
Triptico Para Una Dama
1. Bondad
2. Simpatia
3. Alegria
Una Caricia
Vals y Mazurka

Good Points

  • If you are a fan of Bartolome Calatayud, this book contains plenty (fifty + pieces) of his work.
  • Left hand fingerings are included. Which save you the trouble of figuring out.
  • Accessible to Any levels. Pieces are graded from simple to advance throughout the book.

Bad Points

  • Only comes with standard notation (no tablature).
  • No commentary for each piece
  • Does not come with any audio CD.

Final Words
I would Recommend this book for all plaing levels, although a knowledge of reading notes is required. If you are fan of Bartolome Calatayud or want to learn more about his work, this book is for you. Get your copy of The Guitar Music of Spain (Volume One) by John Zaradin.

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Book Details
The Guitar Music of Spain. Volume One.
Sheet music: 96 pages
Publisher: Wise Publications (April 1, 1994)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0711933030
ISBN-13: 978-0711933033
Product Dimensions: 12 x 9.1 x 0.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

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