The relevance of the teaching methods of Dionisio Aguado, Fernando Sor and Andres Segovia for guitara technique in the late 20th century

 

 

This research study reports on the effectiveness of older methodologies with regard to teaching purposes
for the classical guitar. The following Methods were discussed : F Sor : Methode pour la Guitare; D Aguado
: Nuevo Metodo para Guitarra; A Segovia, as written by V Bobri : The Segovia Technique. These Methods
were evaluated and compared with current guitar techniques as applied by Pujol, Artzt, Carlevaro, Duarte,
Duncan, Shearer, Parkening, Sagreras, and the opinions of Brouwer, Aussel and Barrueco were also taken
into  consideration.  The following  technical  aspects were analysed : posture;  the  Tripod;  right·  and
left·hand techniques;  fingering and scales;  quality of tone and right-hand stroke : apoyando, tirando and
ornamentation, as applied by Sor, Aguado and Segovia; and Sor’s opinion of transcriptions.
The Methods for  the  vihuela, the  four·  and five-course  guitar, and the  efforts of the  eighteenth and
nineteenth century were briefly discussed, such as : Milan; Narvaez; Pisador; Mudarra.

Cornelia Susanna Nielu Van Der Walt     uir.unisa.ac.za

The relevance of the teaching methods of Dionisio Aguado, Fernando Sor and Andres Segovia for guitara technique in the late 20th century

 

 

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