Malagueña

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Malaguena - Performance
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Malaguena - Part 1
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Malaguena - Part 2
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Malaguena - Part 3
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Malaguena - Part 4
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Malaguena - Part 5
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Malaguena - Part 6
Sheet Music & Tablature
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Malagueña Sheet Music
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Malagueña Sheet Music & Tablature

About This Lesson

Malaguena is one of the most recognizable Spanish tunes for the classical guitar and an immediate favorite of audiences. In spite of its simple melody, the piece presents great opportunities to improve your right hand technique. You will learn how to play triplets, rasqueados, and many other exciting techniques. 

Guitar: 2001 John Weissenrieder "Garcia" courtesy of Guitar Salon International.

11 comments
angie

On your iPad or iPhone {or similar setting on Android} go to settings> general> Safari> and under the GENERAL table make sure “block pop-ups” is ticked to off. I too was having this problem, accessing the music downloads across new and old mobile devices (only). Using Chrome instead of safari {or native OS browser} on a mobile device also seems much more responsive.

Edward

Think I've solved the problem of where the scores go on my iPad. I think my iPad might be too old. My Samsung Tablet loads and displays the score immediately so I'm assuming the IOS is not compatible. Would that be correct?

Edward

Quick question. When you click on "download the score "on where does it go on an iPad?

angie

...when you click on the link, the sheet music will open in a second internet tab on the browser you’re using or a “line mode browser”. Then you can save it to whatever hosting or local storage you use, like Dropbox or Muscore. I saw this post from a while ago —sure you’ve already figured all of this out but I was just having the same issues relating to both of your posts, maybe this will help someone else. Greetings from Las Vegas!

Edward

I played this piece proficiently 30 years ago and have always loved the immediate images of Spain that it conjures up in the minds of both player and audience. It takes you right there. I find my P a little more wayword nowadays a seemingly reluctant to to work smoothly with I and M. I'm hoping more practice will one again establish a happy working relationship between the three fingers!

John Andersson

Further - I have started this, simple enough without musical score. Makes me focus more

Tavi Jinariu

Sheet music and tablature is now available.

John Andersson

Fantastic - this is one that I have always wanted to learn. Are there any documents to go with this?

Tavi Jinariu

Hi John, we will add some PDF files at some time in the future. I wanted to see how doable it is to teach this piece without the score. We are in the process of transcribing it.

John Andersson

It's only my humble opinion but I think it is doable without the score. I regard myself as a beginner, maybe going toward intermediate. I have never done a rasgueado until today. I have picked this up fairly quickly and onto the slower part next. Admittedly no speed yet. I have made a few notes to help me. But with no score its helping me memorize the piece. And its only been a few days. I am enjoying it. I have also just finished Be Thou My Vision. I am getting so much enjoyment from your website. So in conclusion if I can pick this lovely piece without the need for music sheet most people can. There are positives in doing it this way.

Tavi Jinariu

Sheet music and tablature is now available.

My goal is to enlarge the community of the classical guitar and provide teaching that would draw players of other styles into taking up this wonderful instrument. My approach to teaching the guitar is steeped in the musical traditions of Andres Segovia and Christopher Parkening while at the same time it embraces the current trends in technical development and repertoire. For the gu...