Suite Española, V. Asturias (Leyenda), Op. 47

Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909) (arranged by: Andrés Segovia)
Romantic period

Skill level: Advanced
A

RCM level: 10


Time signature: 3/4, Allegro ma non troppo

Suggested tempo: = 108 - 126 bpm

Key: Em

Positions I - X

2 voices: complex arpeggio; bass melody and simple treble non-simultaneous; melody and accompaniment; block chords; melody with moderately complex voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 6 min


There are several essential arrangements of this piece by great guitarists including Andrés Segovia, Konrad Ragossnig, Sophocles Papas, Manuel Barrueco, Turibo Santos, and Stanley Yates; Grading for this piece is based on the Segovia arrangement; Originally titled "Prélude" in Chants d'Espagne, Op. 232

Shifting
Right Hand Arpeggios
Chord Transitioning
Finger Independence
Slurs
Left Hand Arpeggios
Harmonics
Scales
Bass Stopping
Tremolo
Extended Techniques

Sheet music

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