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Seguiriyas, flamenco guitar

A short improvisation in the Flamenco Seguiriyas form.

The Seguiriyas

Within the Flamenco tradition, the Seguiriyas is classed as 'cante jondo' or deep song and is possibly the darkest and most profound of all the forms. The compas has twelve beats with a unique sequence of accents. The easiest way to hear it is as alternating bars of 3/4 and 6/8, but with beats 2 and 3 both stronger than beat 1 in the 3/4 bars.

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