Five Waltzes for Pick-Style Guitar

Etudes for developing left- and right-hand technique.

NYC-based guitarist Koran Agan wrote these five etudes to provide high-quality practice material for guitarists in gypsy jazz and related styles. By working through these pieces, you’ll develop left-hand technique through a wide range of arpeggios across multiple positions, and you’ll improve your right-hand picking using both alternate and rest-stroke techniques.

Use our interactive player to view the standard notation and tablature, listen to Koran’s own recordings of the etudes and slow down/loop the audio. You can even mute the lead guitar to hear the isolated rhythm section as a “playalong” track. Enjoy!

Try the first few bars of Waltz #1 for free.

Price

$25

You’ll get instant, lifetime access · Everything’s online, nothing to install
· Waltz No. 1 (Valse de Sarajevo)
· Waltz No. 2 (Coquette Waltz)
· Waltz No. 3 (Downstroke Waltz)
· Waltz No. 4 (Dos Tigrillos)
· Waltz No. 5 (Alejandra)

About Soundslice

Soundslice is the ultimate learning and practice environment for music.

Our site gives you sheet music (and tablature) that’s synced with real audio/video recordings. That means you’ll be listening to real performances as you work through material — giving you insight into the human elements of music that couldn’t possibly be notated.

Use our simple-yet-powerful tools to explore music deeply. Slow down audio/video without changing pitch; loop sections simply by dragging across notation. It’s seamless and beautiful.

When you buy, you get instant access. Everything works in your web browser, with nothing to download or install. Works on tablets and smartphones, too.

Best of all, a majority of the proceeds goes directly to the instructor, not to a faceless corporation. Thanks for supporting musicians!