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Fernando Ferandiere: Arte de tocar la guitarra española (Madrid, 1799)

New 2013 edition edited by Brian Jeffery

Ferandiere: Arte de tocar la guitarra española - from Tecla Editions

Fernando Ferandiere's Arte de tocar la guitarra española (Madrid, 1799) is an interesting and enthusiastic book about the guitar, with some music in an appendix.  It is a significant text in guitar history. This new 2013 edition from Tecla Editions includes:

- a complete facsimile reprint of the Madrid 1799 edition;

- a new introduction of forty pages by me (Brian Jeffery) in both English and Spanish which brings our knowledge of Ferandiere up to date to 2013 and adds new information which is currently not available anywhere else;

- a complete English translation of Ferandiere's text;

- and the music examples given additionally in modern notation. 181 pages. 16 x 23 cm (paperback size).

This is a book for anyone who is seriously interested in the history of the guitar.

Ferandiere: Arte de tocar la guitarra española (paperbound)
Price 24.00 euros / or 17.75 UK pounds / or 31.00 US dollars
ISBN 978-0-906953-05-1 / TECLA 0005

Ferandiere: Arte de tocar la guitarra española (clothbound)
Price 86.00 euros / or 62.50 UK pounds / or 108.00 US dollars
ISBN 978-0-906953-06-8 / TECLA 0006

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Ferandiere: Arte de tocar la guitarra española (paperbound) TECLA 0005

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Ferandiere: Arte de tocar la guitarra española (clothbound) TECLA 0006

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For more information about a special numbered edition of one hundred copies numbered from 1 to 100 printed on special paper (Rives Tradition 120g), please click here.

You can hear the very attractive Rondo from the music section of Ferandiere's book played by Julio Martinez Oyanguren in 1937 on Youtube here.

A review of this new edition, from Gitarr och Luta 2/2014 (in Swedish)

Printed by Artes Gráficas Soler in Valencia Spain, a printer specializing in fine printing for over a hundred years (see their history). (They also printed, by the way, the first Tecla Editions book back in 1971.)


New publications from Tecla Editions:
Ferandiere: Seis Dúos for two guitars (fine duets from Madrid about 1800, the first modern edition). TECLA 0123.
Moretti: Doce Canciones for voice and guitar (the first song-cycle for voice and guitar, new re-engraved edition).  TECLA 0007.

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