Douglas Niedt

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TOPIC

TITLE OF ARTICLE

MUSICAL EXAMPLES MENTIONED IN ARTICLE

Alternating Right-Hand Fingers

Right-Hand Finger Alternation

Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Gagliarda, Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Courante, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Sonata No. 1, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Concerto in D Major (Antonio Vivaldi)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor

"ami" Fast Scales

Fast Guitar Scales With "ami"

Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo)
Passapie (Salavdor Bacarisse)

Anchor Finger Technique

The Anchor Finger Technique

English Dance (Ferdinando Carulli)
Study No. 7 in A minor, Op. 60, No. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Saltarello (Vicenzo Galilei)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Courante, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Rafaga (Joaquín Turina)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Capricho Catalan (Isaac Albéniz)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)

Anxiety

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Apagado

Pizzicato

Capriccio Espagnol, "Scena e canto gitano" (Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov)
La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados)
Pipeline (Brian Carman, Bob Spickard)
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
Misionera (Fernando Bustamente)
Waltz in E Major Op. 32 No. 2 (Fernando Sor)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)

Arpeggiated Chords

How to Roll a Chord Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Examples)

Arpeggiated Harmonics

Cascading Harmonics for Classical Guitarists

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen)

Arpeggio Exercises

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Examples)

Arpeggio Exercises

Arpeggio Exercises

El Abejorro (Emilio Pujol)

Arpeggios Planting

Right-Hand Planting Technique for Arpeggios

(No Musical Examples)

Arrangements

Transcriptions and Arrangements

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)

Articulation

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Examples)

Articulation

How to Play Staccato, Part 1 of 3

(No Musical Examples)

Articulation

How to Play Staccato, Part 2 of 3

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Edvard Grieg) from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46
Study No. 9 in Segovia’s Twenty Studies by Fernando Sor

Articulation

How to Play Staccato, Part 3 of 3

Rossiniana No. 4, Opus 122 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Solo, Op. 14 (Fernando Sor)
Malagueña, Op. 165 No. 3 (Isaac Albéniz)
Presto of the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Mr. Bojangles (Jerry Jeff Walker)

Artificial Fingernails

Best Artificial Nail System Yet

(No Musical Examples)

Artificial Harmonics

Natural, Right Hand, and Artificial Harmonics

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
In Sorrow's Wake (Andrew York)
Girl With the Flaxen Hair (Claude Debussy)

Balance of Intervals and Chords

Interval and Chord Balance Update

(No Musical Examples)

Balance of Intervals and Chords

Interval and Chord Balance Part 1 of 4

Pavane for a Dead Princess (Maurice Ravel)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Pavana No. 2 (Luis Milán)
Pavana No. 6 (Luis Milán)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Down In The Valley (Anonymous)

Balance of Intervals and Chords

Interval and Chord Balance Part 2 of 4

Saltarello (Vicenzo Galilei) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Prelude No. 2 (Manuel Ponce)
Pavanas (Gaspar Sanz)
Prelude No. 6 (Manuel Ponce)
Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)

Balance of Intervals and Chords

Interval and Chord Balance Part 3 of 4

Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Granada (Enrique Granados)
Prelude No. 1 (Manuel Ponce)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Balance of Intervals and Chords

Interval and Chord Balance Part 4 of 4

Pavane No. 6 (Luis Milán)

Bar Chords

The Secret (Little Jennifer's Secret) of How to Play Clear Bar Chords

(No Musical Examples)

Bar Chords

How to Learn to Play a Bar Chord in Under 2 Minutes

(No Musical Examples)

Bar Chords

Specialty Bars Part 1: Hinge Bars

Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Sonata in C Major, op. 15 (Mauro Giuliani)
Pavane No. 3 (Luis Milán)

Bar Chords

Specialty Bars Part 2: Cross-Fret Bars

Rossiniana No. 1, op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Overture (Mauro Giuliani)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra Francisco Tárrega)

Bar Chords

Specialty Bars Part 3: Partial Bars

Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Rossiniana No. 1, op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Danza Pomposa (Alexandre Tansman)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)
Marieta (Francisco Tárrega)
Courante, Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Cordoba (Isaac Albéniz)
English Suite (Johm Duarte)
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Bar Chords

How to Use Hinge Bars as Guide Fingers

Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tárrega)
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)
Choros No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Bar Chords

Top Ten Nasty Habits #1. Allowing Left-Hand Fingers to "Help" a Bar

Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Romanza, Romance (Anonyhmous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Study No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)

Broken Fingernail

Best Artificial Nail System Yet

(No Musical Examples)

Broken Fingernails

Fingernail Health

(No Musical Examples)

Buying a Guitar

How to Buy a Classical Guitar

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Campanella Harmonics

Cascading Harmonics for Classical Guitarists

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen)

Carlevaro Pizzicato

Pizzicato

Capriccio Espagnol, "Scena e canto gitano" (Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov)
La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados)
Pipeline (Brian Carman, Bob Spickard)
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
Misionera (Fernando Bustamente)
Waltz in E Major Op. 32 No. 2 (Fernando Sor)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)

Cascading Harmonics

Cascading Harmonics for Classical Guitarists

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen)

Choosing a Guitar

How to Buy a Classical Guitar

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Choosing Fingering

Tone Color, Part 2

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
La Frescobalda (Girolamo Frescobaldi)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)

Choosing Fingering

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Choosing Right-Hand Fingering

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 1

Lesson 1 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Op 31, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
Lesson 2 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 1 from Twenty-Four Little Progressive Pieces, Op. 44 (Fernando Sor)
No. 1 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 10 from Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 (Fernando Sor)
Study 3 from Twelve Studies, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
No. 12 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 13 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 22 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 2 (Fernando Sor)
Afro-Cuban Lullaby (Arr. Jack Marshall)
Study 5 from Twelve Studies, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 17 in Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Choosing Right-Hand Fingering

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 2

Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz (Antonio Lauro)
Study No. 17 in Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Sonata in A (Domenico Scarlatti)
Study No. 6 in Andres Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Un Dia de Noviembre (Leo Brouwer)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Tarantella (Sicilian Traditional)
Study 1 from Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 (Fernando Sor)
Exercise No. 13 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 (Fernando Sor)

Choosing Right-Hand Fingering

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 3

Study No. 14 from Andres Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Waltz in E, Op. 32, No. 2 (Fernando Sor)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Canarios (Gaspar Sanz)
Sonatina, 3rd Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Sonatina, 1st Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Sonatina, 2nd Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Prelude, from Cello Suite No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
Cello Suite No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Choppy Playing

Connecting a Single Melody Note to a Strummed or Arpeggiated Chord

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)

Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Update

(No Musical Examples)

Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 1 of 4

Pavane for a Dead Princess (Maurice Ravel)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Pavana No. 2 (Luis Milán)
Pavana No. 6 (Luis Milán)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Down In The Valley (Anonymous)

Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 2 of 4

Saltarello (Vicenzo Galilei) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Prelude No. 2 (Manuel Ponce)
Pavanas (Gaspar Sanz)
Prelude No. 6 (Manuel Ponce)
Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)

Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 3 of 4

Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Granada (Enrique Granados)
Prelude No. 1 (Manuel Ponce)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 4 of 4

Pavane No. 6 (Luis Milán)

Chord Changes

Chord Changes

Ode to Joy, from Symphony #9 (Ludwig Van Beethoven)

Chords, how to play rolled or arpeggiated chords

How to Roll a Chord Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Examples)

Chords, how to play rolled or arpeggiated chords

How to Roll a Chord Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Examples)

Color

Tone Color, Part 1

(No Musical Examples)

Color

Tone Color, Part 2

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
La Frescobalda (Girolamo Frescobaldi)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)

Color

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Concerts

Adrenaline and Altered Perception of Tempo

(No Musical Example)

Concerts

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Connected Sound

Connecting a Single Melody Note to a Strummed or Arpeggiated Chord

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)

Contrapuntal Music

How to Play Staccato, Part 3 of 3

Rossiniana No. 4, Opus 122 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Solo, Op. 14 (Fernando Sor)
Malagueña, Op. 165 No. 3 (Isaac Albéniz)
Presto of the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Mr. Bojangles (Jerry Jeff Walker)

Contrast Baths

Hand Contrast Baths

(No Musical Examples)

Contrast Baths

Injury Prevention for the Classical Guitarist

(No Musical Examples)

Counterpoint

The Old Kleenex Trick

Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Counterpoint

How to Play Staccato, Part 3 of 3

Rossiniana No. 4, Opus 122 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Solo, Op. 14 (Fernando Sor)
Malagueña, Op. 165 No. 3 (Isaac Albéniz)
Presto of the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Mr. Bojangles (Jerry Jeff Walker)

Counting

How to Count the Rhythms in Songs Written in Multiple Parts

Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Twenty Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)

Counting

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Cross-Fret Bars

Specialty Bars Part 2: Cross-Fret Bars

Rossiniana No. 1, op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Overture (Mauro Giuliani)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra Francisco Tárrega)

Cross-String Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 1 of 3

(No Musical Examples)

Cross-String Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 2 of 3

(No Musical Examples)

Cross-String Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 3 of 3

Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)

Damping

String Damping, Part 1

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60, No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)

Damping

String Damping, Part 2

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gagliarda from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)

Damping

String Damping, Part 3

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Grand Overture (Mauro Giuliani)
Lesson No. 3 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Book 1 Op. 31 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude in D minor (originally C minor), BWV 999 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Allemande (John Dowland)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Damping

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Drum

Snare Drum Effect, Part 1 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)

Drum

Snare Drum Effect, Part 2 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)
Mosaico Española, Fantasia Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasia Española, Mosaico Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasy for Solo Guitar, Op. 107 (Malcolm Arnold)
Tin Soldiers (Playing Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Playing Soldiers (Tin Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
Beat! Beat! Drums! from A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
El Berimbau (Baden Powell) arranged by Cacho Tirao
Sitio de Zaragoza (Sabicas)

Drum Effects

Snare Drum Effect, Part 1 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)

Drum Effects

The Tambor Percussion Effect

(No Musical Example)

Dynamics

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Dynamics

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Dynamics

Where Do I Put the Darn Dynamics?

(No Musical Example)

Dynamics

Yes I Exaggerate

(No Musical Example)

Dynamics

How to Play Loud on the Guitar

Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Danza Pomposa (Alexandre Tansman)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaisssance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilsotti)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)

Etouffe

Pizzicato

Capriccio Espagnol, "Scena e canto gitano" (Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov)
La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados)
Pipeline (Brian Carman, Bob Spickard)
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
Misionera (Fernando Bustamente)
Waltz in E Major Op. 32 No. 2 (Fernando Sor)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)

Exercises (Right Hand)

Arpeggio Exercises

El Abejorro (Emilio Pujol)

Exercises (Slurs)

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Exercises (Slurs)

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Exercises for Left Hand

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Exercises for Left Hand

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Exercises for Left Hand

The Spider Exercise

(No Musical Example)

Exercises, Left-Hand Finger Independence

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Exercises, Left-Hand Finger Independence

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Exercises, Left-Hand Finger Independence

The Spider Exercise

(No Musical Example)

Exercises, Left-Hand Finger Independence

Top Ten Nasty Habits #2, Pushing the Little Finger Around

Andante Op. 241, No. 5, (Ferdinando Carulli)
Moderato, Op. 35, No. 2 (Fernando Sor)

Exercises, Stretching Exercises

Stretching Exercises

(No Musical Example)

Expression

How to Play Staccato, Part 1 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Expression

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Expression

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Expression

Where Do I Put the Darn Dynamics?

(No Musical Example)

Expression

Yes I Exaggerate. Exaggerate Your Dynamics.

(No Musical Example)

Expression

Know What You Are Playing—Sing!

Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Expression

How to Play Loud on the Guitar

Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Danza Pomposa (Alexandre Tansman)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaisssance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilsotti)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)

Expression

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Expression

How to Play Staccato, Part 2 of 3

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Edvard Grieg) from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1 , Op. 46
Study No. 9 in Segovia’s Twenty Studies by Fernando Sor

Expression

How to Play Staccato, Part 3 of 3

Rossiniana No. 4, Opus 122 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Solo, Op. 14 (Fernando Sor)
Malagueña, Op. 165 No. 3 (Isaac Albéniz)
Presto of the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Mr. Bojangles (Jerry Jeff Walker)

Fast Scales

Fast Guitar Scales With "ami"

Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo)
Passapie (Salavdor Bacarisse)

Finger Alternation

Right-Hand Finger Alternation

Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Gagliarda, Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Courante, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Sonata No. 1, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Concerto in D Major (Antonio Vivaldi)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Fingerboard Dots

An Easy Way to Add Fret Marker Dots to Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Fingerboard Markers

An Easy Way to Add Fret Marker Dots to Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Fingering

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Fingering

Tone Color, Part 2

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
La Frescobalda (Girolamo Frescobaldi)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)

Fingering

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Fingering, Right Hand

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 1

Lesson 1 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Op 31, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
Lesson 2 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 1 from Twenty-Four Little Progressive Pieces, Op. 44 (Fernando Sor)
No. 1 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 10 from Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 (Fernando Sor)
Study 3 from Twelve Studies, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
No. 12 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 13 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 22 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 2 (Fernando Sor)
Afro-Cuban Lullaby (Arr. Jack Marshall)
Study 5 from Twelve Studies, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 17 in Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Fingering, Right Hand

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 2

Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz (Antonio Lauro)
Study No. 17 in Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Sonata in A (Domenico Scarlatti)
Study No. 6 in Andres Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Un Dia de Noviembre (Leo Brouwer)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Tarantella (Sicilian Traditional)
Study 1 from Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 (Fernando Sor)
Exercise No. 13 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 (Fernando Sor)

Fingering, Right Hand

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 3

Study No. 14 from Andres Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Waltz in E, Op. 32, No. 2 (Fernando Sor)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Canarios (Gaspar Sanz)
Sonatina, 3rd Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Sonatina, 1st Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Sonatina, 2nd Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Prelude, from Cello Suite No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
Cello Suite No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Fingerings

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Fingernail Health

Fingernail Health

(No Musical Example)

Fingernails

Best Artificial Nail System Yet

(No Musical Example)

Fingernails

Fingernail Health

(No Musical Example)

Fingernails

Fingernails

(No Musical Example)

Fingernails Tone Quality Free Stroke

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 2

(No Musical Example)

Fingernails Tone Quality on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 3

(No Musical Example)

Fingernails Tone Quality Rest Stroke

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Fingernails Tone Quality Thumb on Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 4

(No Musical Example)

Fingertips

Playing On the Tips of the Fingers

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Study No. 7 in A minor, op. 60, no. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Finishing Your Fingernails

Fingernails

(No Musical Example)

Fix Broken Fingernail

Best Artificial Nail System Yet

(No Musical Example)

Flamenco

Rasgueados, Part 1 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Flamenco

Rasgueados, Part 2 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Flamenco

Rasgueados, Part 3 of 3

Fandanguillo, Rafaga, and Soleares (Joaquín Turina)
Leyenda and Sevilla (Isaac Albéniz)
The Millers Dance (Manuel de Falla)
Popular and classical versions of Malagueña

Free Stroke Right-Hand Finger Alternation

Right-Hand Finger Alternation

Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Gagliarda, Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Courante, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Sonata No. 1, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Concerto in D Major (Antonio Vivaldi)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Free Stroke Tone Quality

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 2

(No Musical Example)

Free Stroke Tone Quality on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 3

(No Musical Example)

Free Stroke Tone Quality Thumb on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 4

(No Musical Example)

Fret Dots

An Easy Way to Add Fret Marker Dots to Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Fret Markers

An Easy Way to Add Fret Marker Dots to Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Fretboard Markers

An Easy Way to Add Fret Marker Dots to Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Guide Fingers

How to Use Hinge Bars as Guide Fingers

Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tárrega)
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)
Choros No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Guide Fingers

Guide Fingers

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos) Study in A minor (Dionisio Aguado) Study No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi) Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega) Leyenda, Asturias Isaac Albéniz) Waltz (Ferdinando Carulli) Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor) Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor) Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)

Hammer-ons and Pull-offs (Slurs)

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Hammer-ons and Pull-offs (Slurs)

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Hand Injury

Hand Contrast Baths

(No Musical Example)

Hand Injury

Injury Prevention for the Classical Guitarist

(No Musical Example)

Hand Position

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Hand Position

String Damping, Part 2

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gagliarda from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)

Hand Position (Left Hand)

The Left-Hand Position

(No Musical Example)

Hand Position Right Hand

Right-Hand Position

(No Musical Example)

Hand Strength

No Girly-Men Guitarists Here

(No Musical Example)

Harmonic Notation

How to Read Harmonic Notation

Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
Nocturnal, "Dreaming" (Benjamin Britten)
Sonata, Op. 13 (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
Fantaisie, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Nel Mezzo: Sonata (David Leisner)
Omaggio (Manuel de Falla)

Harmonics

Nailing Harmonics Past the 19th Fret

Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquin Rodrigo)

Harmonics

Natural, Right Hand, and Artificial Harmonics

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
In Sorrow's Wake (Andrew York)
Girl With the Flaxen Hair (Claude Debussy)

Harmonics

How to Read Harmonic Notation

Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
Nocturnal, "Dreaming" (Benjamin Britten)
Sonata, Op. 13 (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
Fantaisie, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Nel Mezzo: Sonata (David Leisner)
Omaggio (Manuel de Falla)

Harmonics

Cascading Harmonics for Classical Guitarists

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen)

Harp Harmonics

Cascading Harmonics for Classical Guitarists

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen)

Health of Fingernails

Fingernail Health

(No Musical Example)

High Harmonics

Nailing Harmonics Past the 19th Fret

Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquin Rodrigo)

Hinge Bars

Specialty Bars Part 1: Hinge Bars

Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Sonata in C Major, op. 15 (Mauro Giuliani)
Pavane No. 3 (Luis Milán) Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Holding the Guitar

Put An End To Your Guitar's Lap Dance Now

(No Musical Example)

Injury Prevention

Hand Contrast Baths

(No Musical Example)

Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention for the Classical Guitarist

(No Musical Example)

Interpretation

How to Play Staccato, Part 1 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Interpretation

How to Play Staccato, Part 2 of 3

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Edvard Grieg) from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1 , Op. 46
Study No. 9 in Segovia’s Twenty Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Interpretation

How to Play Staccato, Part 3 of 3

Rossiniana No. 4, Opus 122 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Solo, Op. 14 (Fernando Sor)
Malagueña, Op. 165 No. 3 (Isaac Albéniz)
Presto of the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Mr. Bojangles (Jerry Jeff Walker)

Interpretation

Performing With Energy, Passion, and Excitement

(No Musical Example)

Interpretation

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Interpretation

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Interpretation

Where Do I Put the Darn Dynamics?

(No Musical Example)

Interpretation

Yes I Exaggerate. Exaggerate Your Dynamics.

(No Musical Example)

Interpretation

Yes I Exaggerate. Exaggerate Your Dynamics.

(No Musical Example)

Interpretation

Know What You Are Playing—Sing!

Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Interpretation

How to Play Loud on the Guitar

Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Danza Pomposa (Alexandre Tansman)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaisssance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilsotti)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)

Interpretation

Tone Color, Part 2

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
La Frescobalda (Girolamo Frescobaldi)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)

Interpretation

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Interval and Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 1 of 4

Pavane for a Dead Princess (Maurice Ravel)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Pavana No. 2 (Luis Milán)
Pavana No. 6 (Luis Milán)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Down In The Valley (Anonymous)

Interval and Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 2 of 4

Saltarello (Vicenzo Galilei) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Prelude No. 2 (Manuel Ponce)
Pavanas (Gaspar Sanz)
Prelude No. 6 (Manuel Ponce)
Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri) from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)

Interval and Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 3 of 4

Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Granada (Enrique Granados)
Prelude No. 1 (Manuel Ponce)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Interval and Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Part 4 of 4

Pavane No. 6 (Luis Milán)

Interval and Chord Balance

Interval and Chord Balance Update

(No Musical Example)

Intonation

How to Tune Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Practicing. Another New Year's Resolution? No. It's A Life Resolution!

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Effective Strategies for Rewarding Practice: Set Goals for EVERY Practice Session

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

I've Practiced That Spot a Hundred Times.

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Memorizing Music

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Practice With Your Eyes Closed

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Talent is NOT the Answer

(No Musical Example)

Learning a Piece of Music

Know What You Are Playing—Sing!

Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Learning a Piece of Music

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Learning a Piece of Music

Practicing in Altered Rhythms

Variations on a Theme by Mozart, op.9 (Fernando Sor)
Allemande from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)

Learning a Piece of Music

How to Use Reflex Practice to Master Fast, Difficult Passages Other than Scales

Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)

Learning a Piece of Music

Step Practice

Cavatina (Stanley Myers)

Learning a Piece of Music

How to Count the Rhythms in Songs Written in Multiple Parts

Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Twenty Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)

Learning a Piece of Music

Nailing Harmonics Past the 19th Fret

Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquin Rodrigo)

Learning a Piece of Music

Mark Up Your Music

Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach))
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos))
Rossiniana No. 1 Op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani))
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)

Left-Hand Exercises

The Spider Exercise

(No Musical Example)

Left-Hand Exercises (Slurs)

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Left-Hand Exercises (Slurs)

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Left-Hand Finger Independence

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Left-Hand Finger Independence

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Left-Hand Finger Independence

Top Ten Nasty Habits #2, Pushing the Little Finger Around

Andante Op. 241, No. 5, (Ferdinando Carulli)
Moderato, Op. 35, No. 2 (Fernando Sor)

Left-Hand Finger Independence

Top Ten Nasty Habits #1, Allowing Left-Hand Fingers to "Help" a Bar

Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Romanza, Romance (Anonyhmous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Study No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)

Left-Hand Position

The Left-Hand Position

(No Musical Example)

Left-Hand Position

Left-Hand Thumb

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Mazurka Apassionata (Agustín Barrios Mangoré)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Grandos)

Left-Hand Position

Playing On the Tips of the Fingers

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Study No. 7 in A minor, op. 60, no. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Left-Hand Thumb

Left-Hand Thumb

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Mazurka Apassionata (Agustín Barrios Mangoré)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Grandos)

Legato

Connecting a Single Melody Note to a Strummed or Arpeggiated Chord

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)

Legato

How to Play Staccato, Part 3 of 3

Rossiniana No. 4, Opus 122 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Solo, Op. 14 (Fernando Sor)
Malagueña, Op. 165 No. 3 (Isaac Albéniz)
Presto of the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Mr. Bojangles (Jerry Jeff Walker)

Little Finger Right Hand

The Right-Hand Little Finger, Part 1 of 2

Carioca (arr. Jorge Morel)

Pinky Finger Right Hand

The Right-Hand Little Finger, Part 1 of 2

Carioca (arr. Jorge Morel)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Practicing. Another New Year's Resolution? No. It's A Life Resolution!

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Effective Strategies for Rewarding Practice: Set Goals for EVERY Practice Session

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

I've Practiced That Spot a Hundred Times.

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Memorizing Music

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Practice With Your Eyes Closed

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Talent is NOT the Answer

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Know What You Are Playing—Sing!

Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Practicing in Altered Rhythms

Variations on a Theme by Mozart, op.9 (Fernando Sor)
Allemande from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)

Mastering a Piece of Music

How to Use Reflex Practice to Master Fast, Difficult Passages Other than Scales

Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Step Practice

Cavatina (Stanley Myers)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Tone Color, Part 2

(No Musical Example)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Nailing Harmonics Past the 19th Fret

Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquin Rodrigo)

Mastering a Piece of Music

Mark Up Your Music

Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach))
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos))
Rossiniana No. 1 Op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani))
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)

Memorization

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Memorization

Memorizing Music

(No Musical Example)

Metronome Markings

Metronome Tempo Markings

(No Musical Example)

Multiple Voices

How to Count the Rhythms in Songs Written in Multiple Parts

Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Twenty Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)

Multiple Voices

How to Count the Rhythms in Songs Written in Multiple Parts

Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Twenty Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)

Muscle Injury

Hand Contrast Baths

(No Musical Example)

Muscle Injury

Injury Prevention for the Classical Guitarist

(No Musical Example)

Music Annotation

Mark Up Your Music

Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach))
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos))
Rossiniana No. 1 Op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani))
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)

Music Notation

How to Read Harmonic Notation

Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
Nocturnal, "Dreaming" (Benjamin Britten)
Sonata, Op. 13 (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
Fantaisie, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Nel Mezzo: Sonata (David Leisner)
Omaggio (Manuel de Falla)

Music Reading

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Music Reading

Sight Reading

Andante (Fernando Sor) Dixie (Daniel Decatur Emmett) America (Samuel A. Ward) When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Ernest Ball)

Music Reading

How to Read Harmonic Notation

Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
Nocturnal, "Dreaming" (Benjamin Britten)
Sonata, Op. 13 (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
Fantaisie, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Nel Mezzo: Sonata (David Leisner)
Omaggio (Manuel de Falla)

Music Reading

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Music Reading

Sight Reading

Andante (Fernando Sor) Dixie (Daniel Decatur Emmett) America (Samuel A. Ward) When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Ernest Ball)

Muting Strings

String Damping, Part 1

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60, No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)

Muting Strings

String Damping, Part 2

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gagliarda from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)

Muting Strings

String Damping, Part 3

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Grand Overture (Mauro Giuliani)
Lesson No. 3 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Book 1 Op. 31 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude in D minor (originally C minor), BWV 999 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Allemande (John Dowland)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Muting Strings

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Nails

Best Artificial Nail System Yet

(No Musical Example)

Nails

Fingernails

(No Musical Example)

Nails Tone Quality

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Nails, Tone Quality Free Stroke

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 2

(No Musical Example)

Nails, Tone Quality on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 3

(No Musical Example)

Nails Tone Quality Thumb on Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 4

(No Musical Example)

Nails: Health, Thin, Broken

Fingernail Health

(No Musical Example)

Natural Harmonics

Natural, Right Hand, and Artificial Harmonics

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
In Sorrow's Wake (Andrew York)
Girl With the Flaxen Hair (Claude Debussy)

Nerves

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Nervousness

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Non-standard Tunings

How to Stabilize Scordatura (open, non-standard) Tunings

(No Musical Example)

Notation

How to Read Harmonic Notation

Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
Nocturnal, "Dreaming" (Benjamin Britten)
Sonata, Op. 13 (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
Fantaisie, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Nel Mezzo: Sonata (David Leisner)
Omaggio (Manuel de Falla)

Notation

Snare Drum Effect, Part 2 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)
Mosaico Española, Fantasia Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasia Española, Mosaico Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasy for Solo Guitar, Op. 107 (Malcolm Arnold)
Tin Soldiers (Playing Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Playing Soldiers (Tin Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
Beat! Beat! Drums! from A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
El Berimbau (Baden Powell) arranged by Cacho Tirao
Sitio de Zaragoza (Sabicas)

Orchestration

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 1 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 2 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 3 of 3

Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)

Overtones

String Damping, Part 4

(No Musical Example)

Pain Treatment

(No Musical Example)

Pain Treatment

Injury Prevention for the Classical Guitarist

(No Musical Example)

Partial Bars

Specialty Bars Part 3: Partial Bars

Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Rossiniana No. 1, op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Danza Pomposa (Alexandre Tansman)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)
Marieta (Francisco Tárrega)
Courante, Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Cordoba (Isaac Albéniz)
English Suite (Johm Duarte)
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Percussion Techniques

The Tambor Percussion Effect

(No Musical Example)

Percussion Techniques

Snare Drum Effect, Part 1 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)

Percussion Techniques

Snare Drum Effect, Part 2 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)
Mosaico Española, Fantasia Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasia Española, Mosaico Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasy for Solo Guitar, Op. 107 (Malcolm Arnold)
Tin Soldiers (Playing Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Playing Soldiers (Tin Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
Beat! Beat! Drums! from A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
El Berimbau (Baden Powell) arranged by Cacho Tirao
Sitio de Zaragoza (Sabicas)

Performance Anxiety

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Performance

Adrenaline and Altered Perception of Tempo

(No Musical Example)

Performance

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Performance

Performing With Energy, Passion, and Excitement. It's All About Communication

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Adrenaline and Altered Perception of Tempo

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Performing

For Men Only: No Hairy Arms (or ankles)

(No Musical Example)

Performing

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Performing

How to Give a Performance (Without Making a Complete Fool of Yourself)

(No Musical Example)

Performing

How to Stabilize Scordatura (open, non-standard) Tunings

(No Musical Example)

Performing

How to Tune Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Performing

I've Practiced That Spot a Hundred Times.

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Memorizing Music

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Performing With Energy, Passion, and Excitement. It's All About Communication

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Practice Routines, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Put An End To Your Guitar's Lap Dance Now

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Where Do I Put the Darn Dynamics?

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Yes I Exaggerate. Exaggerate Your Dynamics.

(No Musical Example)

Performing

Pre-Planting At the Beginning of a Piece

Study No. 3 in A Major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi) Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti) Study No. 7 in A Minor, Op. 60, No. 7 (Matteo Carcassi) Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)

Performing

How to Play Loud on the Guitar

Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Danza Pomposa (Alexandre Tansman)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaisssance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilsotti)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)

Performing

Pre-Planting At the Beginning of a Piece

Study No. 3 in A Major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi) Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti) Study No. 7 in A Minor, Op. 60, No. 7 (Matteo Carcassi) Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)

Phrasing

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Phrasing

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Pizzicato

Pizzicato

Capriccio Espagnol, "Scena e canto gitano" (Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov)
La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados)
Pipeline (Brian Carman, Bob Spickard)
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
Misionera (Fernando Bustamente)
Waltz in E Major Op. 32 No. 2 (Fernando Sor)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)

Planting

Right-Hand Planting Technique for Arpeggios

(No Musical Example)

Planting

Pre-Planting At the Beginning of a Piece

Study No. 3 in A Major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)
Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Study No. 7 in A Minor, Op. 60, No. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)

Playing in High Positions

Playing in High Positions

Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Nocturnal (Benjamin Britten)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo)
Mazurka (Alexandre Tansman)

Polishing Your Fingernails

Fingernails

(No Musical Example)

Position

Playing On the Tips of the Fingers

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Study No. 7 in A minor, op. 60, no. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Position (Left Hand)

The Left-Hand Position

(No Musical Example)

Position (Left Hand)

Left-Hand Thumb

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Mazurka Apassionata (Agustín Barrios Mangoré)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Grandos)

Position (Left Hand)

Playing On the Tips of the Fingers

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Study No. 7 in A minor, op. 60, no. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Position, Right Hand

Right-Hand Position

(No Musical Example)

Practice Routine

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Practicing. Another New Year's Resolution? No. It's A Life Resolution!It's A Life Resolution!

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Set Goals for EVERY Practice Session

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

I've Practiced That Spot a Hundred Times. But when I play it for somebody, I still mess it up.

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Memorizing Music

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Memorizing Music

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Practice Routines, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Practice With Your Eyes Closed

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Scales, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Talent is NOT the Answer

(No Musical Example)

Practicing

Know What You Are Playing—Sing!

Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Practicing

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Practicing

Practicing in Altered Rhythms

Variations on a Theme by Mozart, op.9 (Fernando Sor)
Allemande from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)

Practicing

Sight Reading

Andante (Fernando Sor)
Dixie (Daniel Decatur Emmett)
America (Samuel A. Ward)
When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Ernest Ball)

Practicing

How to Use Reflex Practice to Master Fast, Difficult Passages Other than Scales

Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)

Practicing

The Old Kleenex Trick

Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach) Bouree, Bourree from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Practicing

How to Use Reflex Bursts to Learn a Fast Scale

Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)

Practicing

Scales, Part 1 of 2

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia) Carlevaro Scales (Abel Carlevaro)

Practicing

Step Practice

Cavatina (Stanley Myers)

Practicing

Mark Up Your Music

Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach))
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos))
Rossiniana No. 1 Op. 119 (Mauro Giuliani))
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)

Purchasing a Guitar

How to Buy a Classical Guitar

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Rasgueados

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Rasgueados

Rasgueados, Part 1 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Rasgueados

Rasgueados, Part 2 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Rasgueados

Rasgueados, Part 3 of 3

Fandanguillo, Rafaga, and Soleares (Joaquín Turina)
Leyenda and Sevilla (Isaac Albéniz)
The Millers Dance (Manuel de Falla)
Popular and classical versions of Malagueña

Reading Music

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Reading Music

Sight Reading

Andante (Fernando Sor)
Dixie (Daniel Decatur Emmett)
America (Samuel A. Ward)
When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Ernest Ball)

Reading Music

How to Read Harmonic Notation

Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
Nocturnal, "Dreaming" (Benjamin Britten)
Sonata, Op. 13 (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
Fantaisie, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Nel Mezzo: Sonata (David Leisner)
Omaggio (Manuel de Falla)

Reflex Practice

How to Use Reflex Practice to Master Fast, Difficult Passages Other than Scales

Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)

Reflex Practice

How to Use Reflex Bursts to Learn a Fast Scale

Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)

Repeats

Do I Play the Repeats in My Music?

Bouree, Bourree from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach) Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Repertoire

Practice Routines, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Repetition

Do I Play the Repeats in My Music?

Bouree, Bourree from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach) Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Resonance

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Resonance

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Rest Stroke

Rest Stroke Follow Through

Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)

Rest Stroke Tone Quality

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Rest Stroke Tone Quality on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 3

(No Musical Example)

Rest Stroke Tone Quality Thumb on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 4

(No Musical Example)

Rests

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Rhythm

How to Count the Rhythms in Songs Written in Multiple Parts

Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Twenty Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)

Rhythm

Counting Out Loud—the Skill that Will Improve Your Guitar Playing More than Anything Else

Allegretto moderato, Op. 44, No. 4 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Right Hand Fingernails

Fingernails

(No Musical Example)

Right Hand Tone Quality Free Stroke

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 2

(No Musical Example)

Right Hand Tone Quality on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 3

(No Musical Example)

Right Hand Tone Quality Rest Stroke

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Right Hand Tone Quality Thumb on Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 4

(No Musical Example)

Right-Hand Exercises

Arpeggio Exercises

El Abejorro (Emilio Pujol)

Right-Hand Finger Alternation

Right-Hand Finger Alternation

Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Gagliarda, Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Courante, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Sonata No. 1, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Concerto in D Major (Antonio Vivaldi)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Right-Hand Fingering

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 1

Lesson 1 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Op 31, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
Lesson 2 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 1 from Twenty-Four Little Progressive Pieces, Op. 44 (Fernando Sor)
No. 1 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 10 from Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 (Fernando Sor)
Study 3 from Twelve Studies, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
No. 12 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 13 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 1 (Fernando Sor)
No. 22 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35, Book 2 (Fernando Sor)
Afro-Cuban Lullaby (Arr. Jack Marshall)
Study 5 from Twelve Studies, Op. 6 (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 17 in Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Right-Hand Fingering

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 2

Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz (Antonio Lauro)
Study No. 17 in Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Sonata in A (Domenico Scarlatti)
Study No. 6 in Andres Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Un Dia de Noviembre (Leo Brouwer)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Tarantella (Sicilian Traditional)
Study 1 from Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 (Fernando Sor)
Exercise No. 13 from Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 (Fernando Sor)

Right-Hand Fingering

How to Choose Right-Hand Fingerings, Part 3

Study No. 14 from Andres Segovia's 20 Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Waltz in E, Op. 32, No. 2 (Fernando Sor)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Canarios (Gaspar Sanz)
Sonatina, 3rd Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Sonatina, 1st Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Sonatina, 2nd Movement (Federico Moreno Torroba)
Prelude, from Cello Suite No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
Cello Suite No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Right-Hand Fingering, Anchor Technique

The Anchor Finger Technique

English Dance (Ferdinando Carulli)
Study No. 7 in A minor, Op. 60, No. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Saltarello (Vicenzo Galilei)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Courante, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bianco Fiore (Cesare Negri)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Rafaga (Joaquín Turina)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Capricho Catalan (Isaac Albéniz)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)

Right-Hand Harmonics

Natural, Right Hand, and Artificial Harmonics

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Testament d'Amelia (Miguel Llobet)
In Sorrow's Wake (Andrew York)
Girl With the Flaxen Hair (Claude Debussy)

Right Hand Little Finger

The Right-Hand Little Finger, Part 1 of 2

Carioca (arr. Jorge Morel)

Right Hand Pinky Finger

The Right-Hand Little Finger, Part 1 of 2

Carioca (arr. Jorge Morel)

Right-Hand Planting Technique

Right-Hand Planting Technique for Arpeggios

(No Musical Example)

Right-Hand Position

Right-Hand Position

(No Musical Example)

Right Hand Position

The Right-Hand Little Finger, Part 1 of 2

Carioca (arr. Jorge Morel)

Right-Hand Position

String Damping, Part 2

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gagliarda from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)

Right-Hand Speed

Arpeggio Exercises

El Abejorro (Emilio Pujol)

Right-Hand String Crosses

Right-Hand String Crosses

(No Musical Example)

Right-hand technique

Pre-Planting At the Beginning of a Piece

Study No. 3 in A Major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)
Danza from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Study No. 7 in A Minor, Op. 60, No. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)

Right Hand Technique

The Right-Hand Little Finger, Part 1 of 2

Carioca (arr. Jorge Morel)

Rolling a Chord

How to Roll a Chord Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Rolling a Chord

How to Roll a Chord Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Rubato

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Scales

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Scales

Scales, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Scales

How to Use Reflex Bursts to Learn a Fast Scale

Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)

Scales

Scales, Part 1 of 2

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia) Carlevaro Scales (Abel Carlevaro)

Scales

Fast Guitar Scales With "ami"

Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo)
Passapie (Salavdor Bacarisse)

Scordatura

How to Stabilize Scordatura (open, non-standard) Tunings

(No Musical Example)

Shaping Your Fingernails

Fingernails

(No Musical Example)

Shifting

Shifting

Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Etude #1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Sight Reading

Practice Routines, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Sight Reading

Sight Reading

Andante (Fernando Sor)
Dixie (Daniel Decatur Emmett)
America (Samuel A. Ward)
When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Ernest Ball)

Singing

Know What You Are Playing—Sing!

Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Vals Venezolano, Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 (Antonio Lauro)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Sitting Position

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Sitting Position

Put An End To Your Guitar's Lap Dance Now

(No Musical Example)

Slur Exercises

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Slurred Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 1 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Slurred Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 2 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Slurred Ornaments

Cross-String Ornaments, part 3 of 3

Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)

Slurs

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Slurs

The Best Exercise You Can Practice for the Left Hand, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Slurs

Slurs

Etude (Study) No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos) Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega) Variations on a Theme by Mozart (Fernando Sor) Saltarello (Vincenzo Galilei) Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo) Minuet in C (Fernando Sor) Garrotin (Joaquín Turina) Soleares (Joaquín Turina)

Smooth Chord Changes

Connecting a Single Melody Note to a Strummed or Arpeggiated Chord

Prelude No. 3 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Maria (Francisco Tárrega)

Snare Drum Effect

Snare Drum Effect, Part 1 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)

Snare Drum Effect

Snare Drum Effect, Part 2 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)
Mosaico Española, Fantasia Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasia Española, Mosaico Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasy for Solo Guitar, Op. 107 (Malcolm Arnold)
Tin Soldiers (Playing Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Playing Soldiers (Tin Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
Beat! Beat! Drums! from A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
El Berimbau (Baden Powell) arranged by Cacho Tirao
Sitio de Zaragoza (Sabicas)

Speed

Fast Guitar Scales With "ami"

Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)
Etude No. 7 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Garrotin (Joaquín Turina)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo)
Passapie (Salavdor Bacarisse)

Speed Bursts

How to Use Reflex Practice to Master Fast, Difficult Passages Other than Scales

Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9 (Fernando Sor)

Speed Bursts

How to Use Reflex Bursts to Learn a Fast Scale

Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)

Spider Exercise

The Spider Exercise

(No Musical Example)

Staccato

How to Play Staccato, Part 1 of 3

(No Musical Example)

Staccato

How to Play Staccato, Part 2 of 3

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Edvard Grieg) from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1 , Op. 46
Study No. 9 in Segovia’s Twenty Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

Staccato

How to Play Staccato, Part 3 of 3

Rossiniana No. 4, Opus 122 (Mauro Giuliani)
Grand Solo, Op. 14 (Fernando Sor)
Malagueña, Op. 165 No. 3 (Isaac Albéniz)
Presto of the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 1, BMV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Mr. Bojangles (Jerry Jeff Walker)

Stage Fright

Adrenaline and Altered Perception of Tempo

(No Musical Example)

Stage Fright

How to Control Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety)

(No Musical Examples)

Step Practice

Step Practice

Cavatina (Stanley Myers) Puff the Magic Dragon (Peter Yarrow and Leonard Lipton)

Stretching Exercises

Practice Routines, Part 1 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Stretching Exercises

Stretching Exercises

(No Musical Example)

String Crossings

How to Play Staccato, Part 2 of 3

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Edvard Grieg) from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1 , Op. 46
Study No. 9 in Segovia’s Twenty Studies by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

String Damping

String Damping, Part 1

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60, No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)

String Damping

String Damping, Part 2

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Introduction to the Study of the Guitar, Op. 60 No. 5 (Fernando Sor)
Romance, Romanza (Anonymous)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gagliarda from Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)
Study No. 3 in A major, Op. 60, No. 3 (Matteo Carcassi)

String Damping

String Damping, Part 3

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Anonymous)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Grand Overture (Mauro Giuliani)
Lesson No. 3 from Twenty-Four Progressive Lessons, Book 1 Op. 31 (Fernando Sor)
Prelude in D minor (originally C minor), BWV 999 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Allemande (John Dowland)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

String Damping

String Damping, Part 4

Progressive Lessons, Op. 31 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Pavane (Luis Milán)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Fugue, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BMV 998 (J.S. Bach)
Allegro Spiritoso, Op. 1, No. 10 (Mauro Giuliani)
Sarabande from Suite in D minor, HWV 437 (Georg Friederic Handel)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Gymnopedie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
Allemande, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Fugue, BWV 1000 (J.S. Bach)
Study No. 2, in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)

String Noise

How to Use Hinge Bars as Guide Fingers

Romanza, Romance (Anonymous)
Etude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tárrega)
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)
Choros No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

String Noise

String Squeaks and Romeo and Juliet

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

String Squeaks

String Squeaks and Romeo and Juliet

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Prelude No. 4 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Strings Crosses

Right-Hand String Crosses

(No Musical Example)

Tambor

The Tambor Percussion Effect

(No Musical Example)

Tambor

Snare Drum Effect, Part 1 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)

Tambor

Snare Drum Effect, Part 2 of 2

Gran Jota de Concierto (Francisco Tárrega)
Jota Sobre Motivos Populares (Francisco Tárrega)
Mosaico Española, Fantasia Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasia Española, Mosaico Española (Jorge Morel)
Fantasy for Solo Guitar, Op. 107 (Malcolm Arnold)
Tin Soldiers (Playing Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
Playing Soldiers (Tin Soldiers) from Prince's Toys (Nikita Koshkin)
A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
Beat! Beat! Drums! from A Procession Winding Around Me (Jeffrey Van)
El Berimbau (Baden Powell) arranged by Cacho Tirao
Sitio de Zaragoza (Sabicas)

Technique

Scales, Part 2 of 2

(No Musical Example)

Technique

Scales, Part 1 of 2

Segovia Scales (Andres Segovia)
Carlevaro Scales (Abel Carlevaro)

Tempo

Adrenaline and Altered Perception of Tempo

(No Musical Example)

Tempo

Doug's Rule of Life #17

(No Musical Example)

Tempo

Metronome Tempo Markings

(No Musical Example)

Tempo

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Tendinitus

Hand Contrast Baths

(No Musical Example)

Tendinitus

Injury Prevention for the Classical Guitarist

(No Musical Example)

Testing a Guitar

How to Buy a Classical Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Thin Fingernails

Fingernail Health

(No Musical Example)

Thumb, Left-Hand

Left-Hand Thumb

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Mazurka Apassionata (Agustín Barrios Mangoré)
Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Grandos)

Timbre

Tone Color, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Timbre

Tone Color, Part 2

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
La Frescobalda (Girolamo Frescobaldi)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)

Timbre

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Tips of the Fingers

Playing On the Tips of the Fingers

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Study No. 7 in A minor, op. 60, no. 7 (Matteo Carcassi)
Prelude No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
Alman (Robert Johnson)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Tone Color

Should I Listen to Performances and Recordings of Other Guitarists

(No Musical Example)

Tone Color

Tone Color, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Tone Color

Tone Color, Part 2

Spanish Dance No. 5 (Enrique Granados)
La Frescobalda (Girolamo Frescobaldi)
Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Six Lute Pieces of the Renaissance (trans. Oscar Chilesotti)

Tone Color

Tone Color, Part 3

Leyenda, Asturias (Isaac Albéniz)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Fandanguillo (Joaquín Turina)
Method for the Spanish Guitar (Fernando Sor)
First Call (Anonymous)

Tone Quality Fingers on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Tone Quality Free Strokee

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 2

(No Musical Example)

Tone Quality Fingers on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 3

(No Musical Example)

Tone Quality Thumb on the Bass Strings

How to Produce a Beautiful Tone, Part 4

(No Musical Example)

Transcriptions

Transcriptions and Arrangements

(No Musical Example)

Tremolo

How to Master the Tremolo, Part 1 of 4

(No Musical Example)

Tremolo

How to Master the Tremolo, Part 2 of 4

(No Musical Example)

Tremolo

How to Master the Tremolo, Part 4 of 4

(No Musical Example)

Tuning

How to Stabilize Scordatura (open, non-standard) Tunings

(No Musical Example)

Tuning

How to Tune Your Guitar

(No Musical Example)

Vary the Repeats

Do I Play the Repeats in My Music?

Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)

Vibrato

Vibrato, Part 1

(No Musical Example)

Vibrato

Vibrato, Part 2

Twinkle, Twinkle (Anonymous)
Romanza, Romance (Avilla-Lobos)
Lágrima (Francisco Tárrega)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Choros No. 1 (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Voices

How to Count the Rhythms in Songs Written in Multiple Parts

Twenty-Four Very Easy Exercises, Op. 35 No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Twenty Four Progressive Lessons, Op. 31, No. 1 (Fernando Sor)
Adelita (Francisco Tárrega)
Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
Study No. 2 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Study No. 5 in Segovia's 20 Studies for the Guitar by Fernando Sor (Fernando Sor)
Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)
Prelude from Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995 (J.S. Bach)

Voices

The Old Kleenex Trick

Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)
Bouree, from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 (J.S. Bach)