Playing classical and flamenco guitar incorporates a lot of different guitar playing techniques. To name a few: arpeggio’s, alzapua, rasgueado’s and tremolo’s. To be able to play using these techniques does make guitar-music much more interesting and exciting, but to play them both perfectly needs a lot of time spent on practice.

In this video, I explain and demonstrate tirando and apoyando.

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The two techniques have a lot in common but at the same time, there is a world of difference in sound. Both needed to be practiced slowly and with patience. It is better to start with the tirando first and then the apoyando. Try many melodies playing with these different attacks.

These techniques are both used throughout "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence".

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