Marco Tamayo shares his insights on Agustin Barrios Mangore’s masterpiece, La Catedral. Tamayo begins this masterclass by sharing his personal connection with the work as well as its connection to Bach’s famous Prelude, Fugue, & Allegro BWV 998. He continues by walking through each movement and sharing insightful technical and musical aspects such as fingering, use of apoyando vs. tirando, overall harmonic structure, and much more.Watch Now
Marco Tamayo, the cuban guitarist with Austrian citizenship, acclaimed as "Il Re della Chitarra" by the Italian News paper L'Stampa, is a winner of major international competitions, performed with well known orchestras and conductors around the globe and is a leading figure on the classical guitar.
Marco Tamayo is Professor at the Mozarteum University of Arts in Salzburg, Prof. at the Landeskonservatorium in Klagenfurt, Guest Professor at the Music Academy in Gdansk, Poland and was a Prof. at the Sydney University in Australia. His book called "Essential Principles for the performance on the classical guitar" has changed the approach on the instrument and its teaching worldwide. His students enjoy an international career. Marco Tamayo is artistic director of the Michelle Pittaluga Int. Guitar competition in Alessandria, Italy. He is also a Honor Citizen of the city of Solero and Alessandria, both in Italy. Tamayo plays on a Simon Marty guitar. He is a Savarez artist, and plays on Alliance Blue-Cantiga strings. Marco Tamayo is Chairman of the Marco Tamayo Edition, publishing house created on 2014 and that has renewed the classical guitar editions up to our days.
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