Watch the El Acuario 4 online guitar lesson by Tierra Negra from New World Flamenco

This song uses Melody Techniques 2 and 3, as well as chord fills and arpeggios played with the thumb. We are in the key of B minor, but the following chords are named by their shape, since we have the capo in the 3rd fret.

The melody is built off the chords, so familiarize yourself with this chord progression before trying to learn the melody:

A flat minor (open)
F# open
E flat Phyrgian (open E string, mute A string)

Please notice that the first five melody notes are the same notes, but the fourth B note is played with an open B string (instead of the 3rd finger on the G string). The fifth note I play again on the G string. This adds a nice color to the theme.

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