Carcassi: Melodic and Progressive Etudes, Op. 60
The Carcassi Melodic and Progressive Etudes, Op. 60 have long been a cornerstone of the technical and musical development of classical guitar students everywhere. This edition includes the thoughtful fingerings of Aaron Shearer edited by Thomas Kikta, Kami Rowan, and Ricardo Cobo, all former students and renowned guitarists in their own right. Their contribution includes performance notes and advice that Shearer provided students as they studied this repertoire. For the first time, Shearer’s approach to fingering and performance of these important etudes is available in print. A recording of all the etudes performed by classical guitar virtuoso Ricardo Cobo is included and can be streamed online or downloaded.