In this video Edgar Cruz is doing a short performance and teaching excerpts of his arrangement of the famous “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen. You can buy the DVD online at videoprogressions.tv. The DVD unravels the intricacies of Edgar Cruz’s award-winning arrangement of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. Also included are We Are The Champions, Killer Queen, and Crazy Little Thing Called Love which are performed and then taught in great detail. Video after the jump.
Edgar demonstrates the process he uses to distill the essence of these rock classics with all of their familiar harmonies and orchestrations onto a single guitar. He covers all the techniques necessary to execute the difficult passages, and simplified variations are presented to make the arrangements accessible to students of many levels. Beyond the Queen titles, Edgar s unique approach and insight can be applied to literally any song you choose. Streaming musical notation and tab are featured on the alternate video track. Notation and tab is also printable from the disc. All arrangements in standard tuning. Suitable for intermediate to advanced players.