Accompanying Cante in Alegrias
Kai Narezo and Jesus Montoya play through all of the important elements of a sung Alegrías. They cover the Tiri-ti-tran, the letra, coletilla, Bulería de Cádiz and an Estribillo while showing you the guitar chords and where in the compás the letras begin. We should note that this is not the structure of an Alegrías as it would be sung for a performance, but rather a sort of run-down of all of the essential elements a singer would need to know and a guitarist would need to accompany.
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