ALEGRIAS Playlist

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  • Alegrias Explained - Episode 07

    There are a few ways to end an Alegrías - the dancer can end on stage, go back to their chair or walk off stage. Either way you need to be accompanying the Cante and keeping up with the dancer, who may be speeding things up again at the very end. As with everything, once you know the options you’...

  • Alegrias Explained - Episode 06

    The bulería that happens at the end of the Alegrías is known as the Bulería de Cadiz, because Alegrías originated in the port city of Cadiz, and the letras are very distinctive. As far as the right hand is concerned it’s just another bulería, but the melodies and chords are different than the phr...

  • Alegrias Explained - Episode 05

    The Escobilla - in Alegrías is all about giving the dancer a pulse for their footwork. The tricky bit is knowing what pulse they need. Normally a lifetime of playing for dance class will prepare you to know this, but here at Flamenco Explained we’re all about giving you the cheat-sheet, so we br...

  • Alegrias Explained - Episode 4

    In this week’s episode we look at the Silencio and the transition into the Castellana. The Silencio itself is pretty standardized - it’s essentially a mini guitar solo that is slow, lyrical and in the minor key, and it’s one of those things you can actually have prepared beforehand. The Castellan...

  • Alegrias Explained - Episode 3

    In this week’s episode we look at the second letra of the danced Alegrias - how to get into it, the letra itself, and what happens after. The accompaniment of the cante is the same as in the first letra - you can review that here: https://learn.flamencoexplained.com/videos/cante-alegrias - but ge...

  • Alegrias Explained - Episode 2

    In the second lesson we look at the first letra and the Coletilla and how to accompany them. These two sections of the cante generally follow the exact same chord progression, but they feel different. From there we get into the falseta and then the Llamada for the second letra.

    It’s traditional...

  • Alegrias Explained - Episode 1

    The first lesson looks at starting an Alegrias. As a guitarist, the only part of this where you need to play what I play is during the Cante, and then only if the singer is singing traditional letras. The falseta can be anything at all. You can even start Libre, or you can start with compás if yo...

  • Alegrias Compas - Tutorial

    In this lesson we break down the compás for Alegrias - a 12-beat compás that's faster than a Soleá but not as fast as a Buleria. All of the right-hand patterns here also apply perfectly to Soleá por Buleria.

  • Alegrias Compas Looped

    Taken from the Alegrias Compás tutorial video, we've put together 1:20 minutes of compás and looped them 10X times so for easy play-along practice.

  • Survival Guide - Alegrias

    Survival Guide - Alegrías

  • Alegrias - Recycling - Transpose Modes - Tutori

    If you've been playing for a little while you may already have lots of material that you can 'recycle' by transposing to other keys. This tutorial shows you how to think about this so you can use your material in different keys and even different modes (i.e. Por Medio to Por Arriba or even from P...

  • Alegrias 7 8 9 Phrases Tutorial

    A few 7-8-9-10 phrases for Alegras and how to incorporate them into your compás. Learn to vary your Alegrias compás!

  • Alegrias - Escobilla - Tutorial

    The phrasing of the Escobilla (footwork section) is different from 'normal' compás, so it can be confusing at first. This video addresses understanding this phrasing and how to use it in your compás.

  • Alegrias - Starting on 12 or 1s - Tutorial

    You can start Alegrias compás on either 12 or 1, and learning how to go back and forth easily is an important part of playing compas. This tutorial shows you how to get comfortable switching between the two, and the how to vary your compás.

  • Silencio (Alegrias) - Performance

    This is a great traditional Silencio - the slow lyrical section of the danced Alegrias. If you don't have a Silencio yet this is a great one to have, and it's a nice picado study, too.

  • Silencio (Alegrias) - Tutorial

    This is a great traditional Silencio - the slow lyrical section of the danced Alegrias. If you don't have a Silencio yet this is a great one to have, and it's a nice picado study, too.

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias Escobilla Falseta - Tutorial

    Get your triplets going with this Alegrías Escobilla Falseta - traditional-ish with a lot of emphasis on the left hand.

  • Friday Falseta Kai Narezo Alegrias Falseta #2 - Tutorial

    Friday Falseta Kai Narezo Alegrías Falseta #2 - Tutorial

  • Friday Falseta Kai Narezo Alegrias Falseta #2 - Performance

    Friday Falseta Kai Narezo Alegrías Falseta #2 - Performance

  • Friday Falseta Kai Narezo Alegrias Falseta #2 - LOOP

    Friday Falseta Kai Narezo Alegrías Falseta #2 - LOOP

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias Escobilla Falseta - Performance - Free

    Get your triplets going with this Alegrías Escobilla Falseta - traditional-ish with a lot of emphasis on the left hand.

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias Escobilla Falseta - LOOPED

    Get your triplets going with this Alegrías Escobilla Falseta - traditional-ish with a lot of emphasis on the left hand.

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias - Kai Narezo Falseta Tutorial

    Friday Falseta - Alegrías - Kai Narezo Falseta Tutorial

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias - Kai Narezo Falseta Performance

    Friday Falseta - Alegrías - Kai Narezo Falseta Performance