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).
This is a little tricky and requires some crossing of strings mid-phrase. The melody is entirely in 1st position and a bass part can be improvised on open strings. Fret numbers are indicated above...
Melody Marvel is a bit more challenging than some of the other pieces; players need to be able to find their way round some different positions on 1st and 2nd strings and also get to grips with the...