Flamenco 12 beat explanation & notation | Example: Soleá, Buleria, Siguiriya | Diego de Oro

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Solea 3:51
Buleria 4:25
Siguiriya 5:14




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  • Great video!

    Aquiles MeloAquiles MeloHace 2 meses
  • Hello super video..nice and clean video Thx teacher

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  • What kind of capo is that?

    Mark FleenerMark FleenerHace 3 meses
  • super merci

    Jean Jacques ForestJean Jacques ForestHace 3 meses
  • Good rythm explanation in the beginning. But when the explaining of the rasgueo of solea begins, that could have been done better (you follow the rythm correctly but it needs a lot more strums to better "fit into" the rythm)

    Dinges DingesDinges DingesHace 4 meses
  • one of the best lessons on here, I hope to take to next level.

    John CassarJohn CassarHace 4 meses
    • Thank you John!

      Diego de OroDiego de OroHace 4 meses
  • thank you for this! id love more music examples to find the groove in recordings too! but this really clarified things for me :)

    Solveig PYSJSolveig PYSJHace 6 meses
    • One famous example is in "I Want To Live In America" from West Side Story. esproject.info/it/video/aJJrn6ybmtN9z8g Another one that I like is in the second half of "Ojala Que Llueva Cafe" by Cafe Tacuba. esproject.info/it/video/qJKKiLiqm7GKsLY

      Julian SolomoneJulian SolomoneHace 4 meses
  • Thank you. This is how I first understand flamenco.

    Sang NguyenSang NguyenHace 7 meses
  • The tapping and numbering in the beginning and then showing the graph with the numbers is simply magnificent. I would have never been able to understand without this. I am so appreciative. If you may for future videos always include this.

    donnie darkodonnie darkoHace 7 meses
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  • Thank you so much, I love this music and am trying to understand and play all I can, and you have helped me enormously . Thank you Thank you

    Peter O'ReillyPeter O'ReillyHace 8 meses
  • Thank you for introducing a most complicated form of music with such clarity and a sense of purpose, but even more for making lessons available online. Best wishes and good health to you, sir.

    Evan HodgeEvan HodgeHace 10 meses
  • Thx u man very good teacher and video

    king masterking masterHace 10 meses
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    Christabel MenezesChristabel MenezesHace 11 meses
  • Grazie Diego!

    mauro patrilemauro patrileHace un año
  • Thanks for this lesson Diego. I've been playing classical guitar for a minute, and now I want to commit to learning the Flamenco Style!!! This lesson is wonderful to begin understanding the basics.

    kevin patrickkevin patrickHace un año
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    christoph kotterchristoph kotterHace un año
  • Thank you very much

    PoorSoundQualityGuitarRecordingsPoorSoundQualityGuitarRecordingsHace un año
  • Excellent explanation thanks. Btw tu gato tienes hambre!

    Anthony BAnthony BHace un año
  • Thank you very much for the sheet!

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    Yesith Al-fayethYesith Al-fayethHace un año
  • Thank you so much, only now i was able to understand this complicated beat.

    Arie KorenArie KorenHace un año
  • Thanks Diego this has been awesome... it really helps when a teacher elaborates in such detail. It gives an avenue for disciplined practise with the different timings.... helps to differentiate by teaching them all togethor...Thankyou again.

    Shan gmtiShan gmtiHace un año
  • thanks for these super clear explanations. much appreciated.

    Henry MorrisHenry MorrisHace un año
  • great lesson

    robzrobzHace un año
  • Great video! So one thing that confuses me: the Buleria rhythm starts on count 12. Is it okay to see it as 2-4-2-2? I don't know whether to see the 12 as the beginning of the groove, or the 1. For the Siguiriya it seems I can ignore the no 8 and just see it as the start of the groove but the Buleria is not so clear for me. Thanks in advance!

    Hidde SmedingaHidde SmedingaHace un año
    • It has a lot to do with harmonic rythm. So in bulerías the tipical progression would be: I - II b - I (ex: A - Bb - A) Chords change at 3rd and 10th beat (see below diagram). As an analogy to contemporary music think of it as I - V - V - I (ex: A - E - E - A). 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 A Bb A Tonic Tension Resolve Resolve happen in the 10th beat so, actually the 10th beat is the ending of the bar and 11th beat is just a breath before starting again. Whereas in seguiriyas chord changes differently. An example is the following: 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 A C Bb A A The end of the bar is 6th beat (counting 12) but it resolve in beat 3. So despite of been the same counting it feels completely different. Hope it helps

      LsMorLsMorHace un año
  • shit this is a fucking science

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  • Obrigado por dedicar seu tempo em passar conhecimento para leigos. Felicidades sempre.

    Sebastião CarlosSebastião CarlosHace un año
  • Gracias !

    isaac ramirezisaac ramirezHace un año
  • Muchas gracias

  • Best explanation of flamenco beats so far. Thank you.

    Guitarman1982Guitarman1982Hace 2 años
    • Thank you very much Guitarman1982!

      Diego de OroDiego de OroHace 2 años
  • Excellent straight forward explanation. No BS

    Jack ArouuJack ArouuHace 2 años
    • Thanks Jack. All the best!

      Diego de OroDiego de OroHace 2 años
  • You are a good teacher..

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  • thanks sir , please detailed lesson of Alzapua technique merci

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  • Thank you! So mystified until I watched this..

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  • the cat lol

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  • Thanks for the explanation!

    Sirin PSirin PHace 4 años
  • What a beautiful lesson , it couldn't be explain better. saludos Vancouver , Canada.

    Jose HJose HHace 4 años
  • So it's a hemiola ?

    Kevin ToineKevin ToineHace 4 años
    • @Kevin Toine You could think of it like a hemiola but with 2 additional levels of complexity. The different hierarchical structure of the accents (ie strongest on 3 & 10 [beat 4 of 6/8, beat 3 of 3/4 in North American terms]) and then the offset of accent on beat 7 [& of 1 in 3/4 bar] for certain styles like buleria. Those changes really define it but the hemiola is at the core beneath those changes. All the best! - Diego

      Diego de OroDiego de OroHace 4 años
  • ¡Pero qué cosa! Gracias

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  • Thank Master

    Giorgio DabizziGiorgio DabizziHace 5 años
  • Thank you very much for this very helpful vid.

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