29 Jan I want know it too.. only know Tarrega wrote this to give his friend as a present. but has nothing to do with Adelita. Adelita is only a name of lady. Adelita by Francisco Tarrega tab with free online tab player. One accurate version. Recommended by The Wall Street Journal. Tárrega, Francisco Adelita sheet music for Guitar – The Artist: Francisco Tárrega was born in Villa-real, Spain on November 21, He was one.

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Even if you’ve mastered barres, upon reaching measures 11 and 12, you may reach an impasse.

Adelita, by Francisco Tárrega: my Ukulele rendition

I had heard at least two mistakes made with respect to playing the piece. Although I have preserved the original D.

Who is online Users browsing this forum: Forum guitare aselita – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. A guide finger indication is denoted by a line connecting the two identical fingering numbers of two consecutive notes and does not produce an audible slide effect. Did Tarrega have a mistress?

I guess Tarrega’s friend is a beautiful lady too. But who was lagrima?

Tárrega – Adelita sheet music for Guitar –

The second mistake I had heard was playing the portamentos—which are notated in the original as an unslurred slide to a grace note—by striking the end note twice instead of once. After much thought, I decided that the accents on the notes after the acciaccaturas were too confusing for players without much notational addelita. Forum rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason.


A slurred slide means you slide from the first note to the second and do not strike the second note, allowing it to sound as a result tagrega the slide. Nevertheless, I opted for unambiguous clarity over interpretive freedom. I also replaced the trailing grace note portamento representations with a modern-day unslurred slide. Instead of acciaccaturas forming reverse mordents, I unambiguosly represent adeliya notes with their actual values so there is no question that they are played on the same beat as the second voice bass note.

Adelota anyone know the story behind Tarrega’s beautiful little Marzuka “Adelita”. I used the Antich y Tena edition of Adelita as the source for my edition. The performer should have some flexibility as to how to play the ornament. Therefore, I assume—perhaps incorrectly—the repeats were not meant to be observed.

Adelita, by Francisco Tárrega: my Ukulele rendition – So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Seems out of character for him but you never know. By the 20th century, however, the notion of avoiding repeats had become widespread. At the time of his education, the meaning of hairpins in the music tarega studied was different than today. I prefer the acciaccatura notation because no one can or should play a 64th note exactly. Modern editions write D.


Adelita is deceptively simple. These are not guide finger indications.

In the end, I abandoned my changes and decided to eliminate all acciaccaturas and trailing grace notes. Although he did not invent the metronome, he manufactured and sold what became the most popular model. In contemporary guitar notation—at least in the non-classical world—there should be no need for a trailing grace note when the grace note’s pitch is the same as that of the following note.

Tárrega – Adelita sheet music for Guitar

If they were slurred, you would not strike the second note. This section is read-only.

Classical Guitar Skip to content. Therefore, Tarrrega recommend not trying to learn the piece until you’ve developed both comfort with barres and sufficient strength and flexibility in the lttle finger to play clear hammer-ons and pull-offs. If you are a novice guitarist, you may feel it is within your adelitq based on hearing the first half of the song. It’s not marked as a transcription on the music I have so I have to think this is an original piece.