In this lesson, Gohar Vardanyan shares musical and technical insights on Augustin Barrios’ Un sueño en la floresta. Vardanyan begins by discussing the technical aspects one must master to play this piece - namely tremolo and left hand flexibility.
One tip Vardanyan suggests for developing tremolo is practicing a series of combinations in the right hand along with the familiar P-A-M-I pattern. Vardanyan then walks through each section of the piece indicating important musical moments and ways of interpreting the music.
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About Gohar Vardanyan
Widely admired for her technique and artistry, Armenian guitarist Gohar Vardanyan has performed throughout the United States for numerous guitar societies, universities, and arts organizations, including the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and guitar societies in Seattle, San Francisco, Houston, Miami, and New York City to name a few.
She has also appeared on National Public Radio in the United States and Radio Nacional in Argentina. In addition to her performing career, Ms. Vardanyan is an avid teacher and prolific author. She frequently teaches master classes and guitar technique workshops during her concert stops. Ms. Vardanyan is an author of four books from Mel Bay Publications with a fifth one of its way.
Gohar Vardanyan is proudly sponsored by Strings By Mail