Method: A Lesson on Synchronization Using Aguado’s ‘Estudio No. 16’

From the Summer 2017 issue of Classical Guitar | BY RHAYN JOOSTE Estudio No. 16 by Dionisio Aguado y García (1784–1849), published in his monumental treatise Nuevo Méthodo para Guitarra, offers a set of uncomplicated musical devices that employ both hands to practice and secure synchronization in a truly Spanish fashion: with contiguous scale runs, chord stabs, and flare. Aguado was 59 years old, at the height of his powers, and having retired to Madrid, he coalesced all his guitar comprehension … Continue reading Method: A Lesson on Synchronization Using Aguado’s ‘Estudio No. 16’