Best tremolo songs?

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Best tremolo songs?

Postby Guitarist1 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:14 am

hi, ive been looking for some really beautiful tremolo songs, ive already learnt El ultimo tremolo by Barrios and Recuerdos by Tarrega, can anyone tell me some more really nice tremolo songs?
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Postby gaditya2592 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:39 am

Reverie by Regondi
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Postby jimmyblues » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:19 am

gaditya2592 wrote:Reverie by Regondi


Absolutely. IMO the best tremolo piece on the guitar. Fantastically beautiful. Difficult, though...

Tarrega/Arcas's fantasy on La Traviata has a very short but beautiful tremolo section.

Karin Schaupp's transcription of Mascagni's famous intermezzo makes great use of tremolo, and is a great version. Not sure if it's published though.

Tarrega's Gran Jota has a lengthy tremolo section.
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Re: Best tremolo songs?

Postby randalljazz » Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:15 pm

barrios--un sueño en la floresta
sainz de la maza--campanas de alba
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Re: Best tremolo songs?

Postby Michael McGrath » Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:56 pm

For something newer, and with a very beautiful feel;

I'm a fan of the contemporary piece "Serenata Del Mar" by Rex Willis.

Type it into youtube to find a very wonderful performance by Miss Ana Vidovic playing it.
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Re: Best tremolo songs?

Postby Wayne Klein » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:23 am

These are all great pieces mentioned so far.

Rodrigo's "Invocation and Dance" is one of my favourite pieces with tremolo. There are lots of allusions to De Falla's pieces, Miller's Dance, Nana, Fisherman's Song, etc.

Another one is Koshkin's "Merlin's Dream". This one requires a fair bit of string crossing - both up and down during the tremolo section.

About 6 years ago I made a web page which listed all the tremolo pieces I knew of. I haven't kept it up but it is still there. I won't use a direct link but if you google for (pamilearner tremolo list tripod) it should come up.

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Re: Best tremolo songs?

Postby irfan » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:19 am

Another choice, there is a piece, fantasia original by jose vinas, in em.
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Re: Best tremolo songs?

Postby wingarratta » Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:26 pm

randalljazz wrote:sainz de la maza--campanas del alba


A second vote for that one!
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Re: Best tremolo songs?

Postby Vesavekkuli » Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:11 pm

Here are two nice ones: Stepan Rak - The Cry of Guitar (published by Chorus) and Jorge Miller - Angelita (not published yet, but can be found from Youtube)
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