Each style implies different ways of tapping the foot and in this treatise, a variety of ways of marking the rhythm will be shown:
To the quarter note – To the eighth note -To t he cycle – A modern way –
The way of the palmas from Jerez – To every second beat – To every third beat
In addition, the Treatise of the flamenco compás is designed for the initiation of the flamenco guitar. The guitarist will learn the most characteristic rhythmic flamenco styles by learning more than 50 falsetas (melodic guitar interludes).
This Vol 1 includes: Bulerías, Soleá por Bulerís, Seguriya, Fandangos, Tientos
In the booklet, there are guitar scores (notes, chord names, and symbols), the different rhythmic patterns for the foot markings and explications.
The DVD contains a number of videos that show the guitarist David Leiva interpreting all the styles, his foot marking the rhythm, and a “flamenco clock” with tempo and footmarks.