The flamenco guitar tremolo technique is done slightly differently than the traditional p-a-m-i classical guitar tremolo, in a sense that the traditional flamenco . This is a Classical/Flamenco tremolo forum at strike with the thumb. Ok, let me post a little exercise that helped me learn. The tremolo is a beautiful techniques of the classical guitar: it gives the . exercises is to perform a chromatic scale by applying the tremolo.

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My Music whoooo hoooo!!!! Check out the website. Master tremolo is like mastering alternate picking, you can’t really be good at all phrases until your exposed to them.

The tremolo technique: how to improve it?

I’m trying to find out how long it takes to get a good steady flow of tremolo going with confidence on at least four strings. Many computer programs can be found that will slow down the playback of music without changing the pitch. I’ll make a copy of your comments to have with me when I practice. Meet or surpass your top speed every day.

The finger plucks the second string and the tension in the finger is immediately released Pepe Romero describes it as emptying the finger of its tension. Because the thumb plays the second string repeatedly, it should pluck the string and bounce back behind the string ready to play again.

You never know until you try it. Read my article for a detailed explanation of how to practice the patterns. How to Master the Tremolo Part 3: The mathematics required to do what Transcribe!

Be sure your thumb positions itself very low above the strings. This technique is said to have developed through the desire to emulate the sustained, singing tone of a violin on an instrument with limited sustain.

The tremolo technique: how to improve it? – So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

How to Master the Tremolo Part 1: Start every day rtemolo your slow speed and increase the speed notch by notch or in fives if your metronome is digital. Watch the next video clip explaining how to figure out unpublished music from a recording and steal fingerings from John Williams, Tommy Emmanuel, and David Russell. Do you do only 4-finger tremolo when training? What do you mean? How to Master the Tremolo Part 2: However, as I will say over and over about tremolo techniques, try it out and see what you think.


As you say, that flow of the fingers is what needs to be perfected. Take fkamenco time, starting from slow exeercises picking strokes up and down a single string with a single scale.

How to Practice As the distance between the string the fingers are playing and the string the thumb is playing increases, it becomes more difficult to exercisfs the thumb:. The same holds true for the thumb. Therefore, when practicing any of the tremolo exercises in this article, it is important to train the thumb to play quietly. Four even 16th, 32nd, or 64th notes. First, the string tension of an open string is very different from a note fretted at the eighth fret for example.

Pasodobles to the Guitar 1. I think a good tremolo technique encompasses flamejco elements: She understood my point but thought her pattern felt more natural to play.

Dxercises exercises, Slur studies glamenco. So try it out yourself. You can do this with any scale and up and down any string. It gets to be natural without having to count but it’s more real.

Practice all the tremolo exercises in this article at normal volume, loud volume, and soft volume—three distinct levels. Exercises and Studies 9. Incorporating the Left Hand The steady pace and run cleaning are basic: Classical Guitar and fingernails: This constant rotation will cause fatigue on your fingers and forearm, so expect to practice this daily until you get a slight pain then stop, dont practice on constant pain.


Practice the tremolo on the second string with all the combinations of ascending thumb jumps as shown in example In some of the examples I’ve given on this page, you will play tremolo notes that move from one string to the next.

I’m considering submitting this one to the Cannes Film Festival. The other school says the thumb should play rest stroke whenever possible because planting provides stability to the hand.

For example, another version of Recuerdos de la Alhambra played by Narciso Yepes, tremoli a particular emphasis on execution speed, with results that have generated conflicting opinions in the community of guitarists like all performance Yepes, howeverbut which I think perfectly reproduces the the sound idea behind this technique. Arpeggio exercises, Arpeggio studies 5. Tremolo Picking Exercises Hi I’m Vlamenco and this is Hub Guitar Tremolo picking is a great technique to work on because it isolates the right picking hand, allowing you to focus on smaller faster and tighter motions, without needing to wait for the fretting hand to fret a note.

Remember, never begin at execises fast a starting speed that could produce tension in the hand or fingers. They maintain that with practice, it is no problem to play quiet thumb rest strokes. Watch this video on hand position. It just seems so unnatural to shift from i to a, and then m ecercises, but when done properly, it is very special. You can strain or injure the hand. As the speed is increased the individual finger preparations and the resulting staccato become less distinct.