This piece is for very young beginners who are just starting to control putting fingers down on a fret (and possibly struggling a bit with too-high action!). It just requires first finger on the first fret on strings 1 and 2 and the open strings (so, E and F, B and C). Musically, the piece does follow the normal harmonic sequences for much Flamenco music, giving it that feeling of being in the Phrygian mode. There is an opportunity here to introduce pupils to the history of the guitar from a Spanish perspective and to start to familiarise them with some of those sounds.
Two copies are provided, with chord diagrams for right-handed and left-handed players, together with an optional bass part (although it is easy enough to make something up from the chord symbols).
Dooby Doo-Wop Dinosaurs
The chords in this piece are very simple, each one requiring only one finger, the idea being that even the most elementary players can participate in an ensemble. The melody is a bit more...
This piece with two guitar parts has a bit of a Latin feel. The melody can be played in first or second position and switches between first and second strings. The second part (which can be left...