Gran Jota

Francisco Tárrega (1852 - 1909)
Romantic period

Skill level: Virtuosic
V

Time signature: 3/4, Andante, Jota

Suggested tempo: = 54 - 80, 160 - 200 bpm

Key: Am / A

Positions I - XIII

2 voices: melody, bass, and accompaniment; block chords; simple arpeggio; melody and simple bass with moderately complex voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 10 min


This piece consists of multiple sections and utilizes a wide range of techniques; the introduction is slower, while the jota is played at a faster tempo

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

Sheet music

IMSLP


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