I’ve recently got my hands on his “School of Guitar” book, and am a bit intrigued by his approach to rest strokes; namely, Carlevaro labels the. I studied under Maestro Abel Carlevaro in Montevideo, Uruguay from to . many years I have been studying guitar is Abel Carlevaro’s “School of Guitar”. The guitar world saw Agustin Barrios MangorĂ© and Abel Carlevaro shaping His whole school is based on allowing the mind to process every movement on.

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I’m unfamiliar with him other than the “Masterclass” series. I remember a bit of the Carlevaro approach, but had a teacher change early on and my second teacher put me on to other folks.

I’ve been searching the world via the internet for a copy of Carlevaro’s “School of Guitar”. Carlevaro states that “there may be leaning against a string as a consequence of a particular force. I’ve learned an incredible amount from him. My general impression was that the rest stroke is not “forbidden”, but that it was so over used by the older schools that a re-examination of its relevance was in order.

He was a student of Carlevaro for quite some time and convinced me to partake in exploring giutar technique. I think one’s head might explode however if reading it in one sitting were attempted. What I specially like in Carlevaro’s technique is his attention to the clean execution of music, without noise, his toughtful approach to fingering and to position shifting.

Books by Abel Carlevaro (Author of School Of Guitar)

The books are published by Barry Editorial. He would also agel that free stroke allows for more dexterity and speed. I’ve exhausted the Google searches. A wood box, empty A sensitive heart, too full You and I connect. All the best, Rick. BernieD – you and I are the rare few here I believe that give Renato a thumbs up. For that purpose, he developed an intricate series of different ways to articulate and carlsvaro the different joints of fingers and thumb.


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A question about Abel Carlevaro – Classical Guitar

His left-hand technique feels real light, Renaissance music sounds great that way. Among other reasons, he tought rest stroke would 1 produce more noise and 2 dampen strings which sometimes ought to sound freely.

However, as is the case with most “schools of thought”, there are times that, in an attempt to make a clean break from earlier schools of thought, he overstates his case. It looks so small but it is so jammed pack with wisdom. Belucci hold’s him and his methods as the very best of techniques to fully develope the mastering of the CG.

The student needs to understand proper left hand movements for extensions, distensions, longitudinal and transversal movements. Appologies if the origianl translator is reading this, but I “call ’em like I see ’em” and there are real idiomatic issues.

This School of Guitar is easily the most in-depth method book I’ve seen. Of course, this is after there is a substantial amount of technique in place in order to guide the student.

He claimed that, with practice, one should be able to produce the same tone s without using rest stroke. Board index All times are UTC.

Books by Abel Carlevaro

Does anyone know where I can purchase a copy of the English version of this method? Guuitar guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. Some of the “toques” may be with the large finger joint, the wrist, forearm, all able use of “Fijacion.


Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Since over use of anything can be thought of as a vice, it might be fair to have referred to the rest stroke as such. Good luck and let me know if I can be any assistance. The term “rest-stroke” is used as a general basket for many types of attacks on a given string; and is an end in itself.

Csrlevaro, BTW Cincy2, I’m afraid I can’t help you find a copy of the English version, but if you carlevaor able to read Spanish at all it will be well worth the effort, particularly since the English translation is very poor.

I now use this approach on my students; I show them and explain the proper RH and LH movements and explain why and help them find their own technique. As for myself I’ve been a subscriber to his web site for a little over a year and I’ve been able to make large strides in my confidence and technique using Carlevaro’s method’s.

It’s out of print and no one has any in stock. An easy example is when you use a bar and allow the arm to assist in the bar instead of squeezing with your thumb muscle which is small and tires easily.