ALEGRIAS Playlist

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  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 Basic Compas Page 55

    Alegrias Basic Compas, page 55 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Basic Compas Pages 56 & 57

    Alegrias Basic Compas, pages 56 & 57 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Llamadas Pages 58 & 59

    Alegrias Llamadas, pages 58 & 59 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Falsetas Pages 60 & 61

    Alegrias Falsetas, pages 60 & 61 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Falseta: Escobilla Phrase Page 62

    Alegrias Falseta: Escobilla Phrase, page 62 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Falseta A New Golpe Pages 63 & 64

    Alegrias Falseta: A New Golpe pages 63 & 64 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias More Advanced Falseta Pages 65 & 66

    Alegrias More Advanced Falseta, pages 65 & 66 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Falseta Silencio Pages 67 & 68

    Alegrias Falseta: Silencio pages 67 & 68 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Baile Transition to Bulerias Page 103

    Alegrias: Baile in, Transition to Bulerias page 103 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Alegrias Escobilla Pages 101 & 102

    Alegrias: Escobilla pages 101 & 102 from the book Flamenco Explained: The Guitarist's Survival Guide.

  • Llamada for Alegrias - Glossary Term

    Introduction to the Llamada in Alegrias.

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias Slur Falseta by Kai Narezo - PERFORMANCE

    Here’s a short but tricky Alegrias falseta that will really work both your left hand and your compás. In addition to some 16th note slurs that include a lot of pinky action, the phrases don’t quite resolve where we would expect them to. Once you’ve learned the notes, make sure you’re really comfo...

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias Slur Falseta by Kai Narezo - SLOW / LOOP

    Played slow and looped: a short but tricky Alegrias falseta that will really work both your left hand and your compás. In addition to some 16th note slurs that include a lot of pinky action, the phrases don’t quite resolve where we would expect them to. Once you’ve learned the notes, make sure yo...

  • Friday Falseta - Alegrias Slur Falseta by Kai Narezo - TUTORIAL

    Here’s a short but tricky Alegrias falseta that will really work both your left hand and your compás. In addition to some 16th note slurs that include a lot of pinky action, the phrases don’t quite resolve where we would expect them to. Once you’ve learned the notes, make sure you’re really comfo...

  • Cante Play-Along - Cante Accompaniment TUTORIAL - Part 2 - Alegrias in C

    Capo required. In this video we look at how to use the chords of C Major to accompany the same Alegrias letra we had accompanied in E Major. By placing the capo at the 4th fret we stay in the same key (E Major), but using different chord shapes. And we see how in flamenco it’s common to accompany...

  • Cante Play-Along - Cante Accompaniment TUTORIAL - Part 1 - Alegrias in E

    No capo required. In this video we look at how to accompany a standard Alergias letra with Tirititran and Cletilla. Alegrias is most commonly played in E Major, and in this video we show you how to accompany the letra in this key two ways - a simpler way that involves only two chords (yep - just ...

  • Cante Play-Along - Alegrias -Play-Along Cante and Percussion - No Guitar

    A loop of El Turry singing an Alegrias with percussion but without guitar, this video was designed for you to be the accompanist. The first time through we show you the chords you’d use to accompany in the key of E Major. After that the letra loops and you’re on your own! You can play in the key ...