Ricardo Iznaola – Kitharologus – The Path to Virtuosity (Classical Guitar Method) – Download as PDF File .pdf) or read online. Guitar virtuoso Ricardo Iznaola’s exciting technical workout manual Kitharologus is designed to help all guitarists attain virtuosity, regardless of. Kitharologus is not meant to be used as a single source for improving technique, neither should it be used without a teacher. Iznaola makes this.

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I progressed along the routines in the book but the daily workout took me about two hours.

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I do lots of these exercises every day and some of the easiest ones make a great warm up. Iznaola makes this perfectly clear in the book, he also makes it perfectly clear that the professional or college level student will not improve without hours practice a day. Yet, I know sitting in a hard case beside me as I type this, is a wooden lady who misses me greatly as I do her. I went through Kitharalogus religiously for several months.

Share your review so everyone else can enjoy it too. Therefore, a sound technical methodology is not one that tries to cover all possible forms of a given procedure, but rather one that identifies and trains the essential mechanism which makes the procedure, in all its forms, possible. Please click on the link in the confirmation email we just sent you to submit your question.

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A Verified Reviewer is a shopper who has confirmed an ktiharologus address, or connected a social network with Yotpo, providing an added level of transparency and trust. I’m not a professional or a college level student so while I take on certain aspects of the routine approach ie: I think its a fantastic book, I use it but I also take lessons.


Therefore, a sound technical methodology is not one that tries to cover all possible forms of a given procedure, but rather one that identifies and trains the essential mechanism which makes the procedure, in all its forms, possible.

Classical Guitar Answer Book Im getting all fired up here Henrik. I can think of nothing more important to know, and nothing more rare, than excellent right hand strokes and position. So which exercise in Kitharologus is this? Was it Carlevaro who said, “think, think, think, then play.

For those who don’t know, I have a son, who is nearly 2, and who just needs lots of attention right now, so I can’t play too much these days. If used in conjunction with Iznaola’s great little manual on practicing I think its a priceless work. It really gives me extra exercises to work on, to support those given to me by my teacher.

Another idea was to develop slightly more complicated variations on arpeggios from the first chapter of Kitharologus. If you can play simple right hand strokes with efficiency and sureness you are well on kitharollogus way in the guitar playing business. Spiral-boundpages. While we would very much like to think this is the case, it is, sadly, not so.

Brian Ralph rated it it was amazing Feb 13, kitarologus The Path to Virtuosity: We also store anonymised information on how you use our site in order to improve your experience. At the moment I have way too much I am working on Very difficult to get anything like regular practice in, especially as I have two jobs. Kirharologus find these kinds of chords tricky to play well so that every voice can be heard with clarity. Covering all grades from novice to expert, this book is certain to be enthusiastically embraced by any classical guitarist wishing to maximize his technique.


When I work on technique that much, I don’t have time to add songs to my repertoire, polish the many imperfect songs I already know, practice improvising, work on my recording, and work on my singing!

Classical Guitar Skip to content. Was this review helpful? William Bajzek rated it liked it Oct 29, Each child is different and yours may tolerate you playing while he just watches, mine wants pretty constant interaction. Book of the Month. I started the book a few months ago, but am making very slow progress since I can’t play as much as I’d like. As a matter of fact, Kitharplogus have worked at memorizing the material I want more than pure technique. Refresh and try again.

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In the interest of sharing insight, I though those interested practice ideas might like to share with others – here’s a start: If you are not a professional or enrolled on a guitar performance course then you don’t have to be using the book in that way.

Description “The premise of Kitharologus is that Guitar technique is made up of a limited number of procedures with an unlimited number of applications. I’m still playing regularly in terms of gigs – my other jobbut gigging isn’t really proper practice. Etudes simples Series 4 Zigante Functional Anatomy and Physiomechanics Author: It starts with a basic routine and builds on it gradually.