Classic Tangos For Guitar

Classic Tangos For Guitar

Classic Tangos For Guitar

Due to some deep-seated cultural irony known only to its native population, the Argentine tango has a profound grip on Finland where dance clubs and popular singers thrive on this particular style of music. In this collection, Finnish guitarist Òle Halen shares his enthusiasm for the genre by presenting tangos for solo guitar by some of the best Latin American and Spanish tango composer/guitarists, plus transcriptions and arrangements by such luminaries as Francisco Tárrega and Daniel Fortea of Spanish and Italian works originally composed for instruments other than the guitar. Written in standard notation and tablature.

About the Author
Ole Anders Halén began studying electric guitar at age 13. By the time he was 15, he found himslef in a touring rock band with several hit records. He was subsequently influenced by the playing style of Chet Atkins. At 17, in order to improve his fingerstyle technique, he began to study the classical guitar. On the recommendation of his teacher, Ivan Putilin, Halén studied classical music at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki where he was later to occupy a guitar teaching position himself. Captivated by the luthier's trade, Halén has constructed several classical...

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