The interpretation of Nationalistic Spanish Music.

The interpretation of Nationalistic Spanish Music.
A lecture by José Manuel Dapena.

Rhythm
Hemiola and characteristic Spanish patterns
The melody
Traditional scales and melodic inflections.
Ornaments
Hipios and other vocal lyrics.

Harmony
Andalusian cadence
Common Modulations

Structures
Soleares, Fandango, Sevillana, Seguidilla, Polo, Zambra...
The French (impressionist) and the Arabic (flamenco) influence.
Literature and styles:
Turina, Rodrigo - The music of the South.
Asencio - The Mediterranean style
Torroba -Castilla. The dry music of the center.
Antonio José - Nationalistic and pro European composers.


On practising

On practising
A lecture by José Manuel Dapena.

Warming up
Practice routine
Starting a new piece, analysis
Fingering
Learning and memorizing
Slow play
Fast play, up to tempo
Relaxation, the use of gravity
Visualization, mental work
Maintenance
Sight reading
Guitar practice tips and strategies