“Essential principles of Classical Guitar Performance”

A workshop based on the revolutionary book of similar title by the great virtuoso and pedagogue, Marco Tamayo.

Proceeding from 28 basic principles presented in accessible and direct language, Tamayo’s concise method opens the door to endless permutations that follow from  his rule number one:  “Everything is easy, or nothing is!”   Tamayo’s seminar at Salzburg Guitar Fest will give participants the opportunity to experience first hand the straightforward, uncomplicated approach  that has brought him an international reputation on five continents as a genius of the guitar.



«Special techniques of popular Latin American guitar»

The most important Latin – American rhythms will be introduced and discussed.
Tips and special techniques will be provided in order to facilitate better stylistic interpetation of the Latin American repertoire.

The workshop includes the following topics:

– Presentation of typical Latin – American rhythms
– Demonstration of different strumming styles (rasgueos) for accompaniment (Joropo, Merengue, Zamba, Cueca, Chacarera, Tango)
– Presentation on the most important South American composers for guitar music (Heitor Villa-Lobos, Agustin Barrios, Antonio Lauro, Alberto Ginastera, etc.)
– Exploration of interpretive possibilities for various Latin American works for guitar.


«Continuo on the Classical Guitar»

This workshop demonstrates viable techniques of continuo playing on the classical guitar. Participants will have the opportunity to play historical instruments such as the lute, theorbo and baroque guitar.

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