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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Everywhere and Nowhere two duplicates
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 309
Charlie Miller The Nomad Aces for credit information see reference
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 256
Unknown The Double Lift Turnover two methods
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 8
Gerald Kosky Vanishing Aces aces to spectators pocket, duplicates
VariationsAlso published here 1945 My Best 144
Edward Marlo Aces over Kings Aces and Kings, third quartet comes in, should be named "Aces, Kings & Tens"
Related toVariations 1947 Marlo In Spades 52
Dai Vernon 123
Related toVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 129) 517
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocket
Related toVariations 1949 Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 80
Paul LePaul Impromptu Torn And Restored Card
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 161
Paul LePaul An Instantaneous Change
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 82
Paul LePaul Finessed Glide see also page 140
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 144
Dai Vernon The All Backs
Related toVariations 1950 Expert Card Technique 459
Dr. Jacob Daley Cards Up the Sleeve ten cards
Variations 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1) 101
Dr. Jacob Daley Instantaneous Double Lift hit lift
Variations 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 108
Dr. Jacob Daley Left One-Hand Bottom Palm small packet handling
Related to 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1) 105
Dr. Jacob Daley One-Hand Spring Palm multiple palm from small packet
Related to 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1) 104
Bill Simon Call to the Colors
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1952 Effective Card Magic 79
Edward Marlo Oil and Water 4&4, two extra cards
VariationsAlso published here 1953 The Cardician 111
Edward Marlo The Trick Deck All Backs and All Faces, ungaffed, see page 196 for credits
Variations 1953 The Cardician 171
Edward Marlo The Torn Card Trick two methods, see page 196 for credits
Variations 1953 The Cardician 178
Dr. Jacob Daley Rouge et Noir five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1146
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai Card Flight
VariationsAlso published here 1953 Six Tricks by Tenkai 14
Bill Simon The Cards and Dice - 1. The Transposition Ace - Four of clubs face-down on table with a die on top of each with one to four to top, dice exchanged and cards follow
Related toVariations 1954 Sleightly Sensational 14
Bill Simon 2. The Big Change Ace - Three with three dice on top, they transpose and eventually all change to Threes and back
Variations 1954 Sleightly Sensational 16
Stanley Collins, Cy Endfield Aces for Connoisseurs Collins Aces
Variations 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 46
Dai Vernon Penetration of Thought odd-backed, two packets of four aces each
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 51
Brother John Hamman Kings Through the Table one by one, change to aces, kings in pocket
Variations 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 18
Brother John Hamman The Mystic Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Variations 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 40
Dai Vernon Oil and Water 4&4, extra cards
Related toVariations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 20
Bill Simon Challenge Aces Ace of Spades is placed aside and keeps reappearing, change into four different Aces
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 201
Larry Jennings Jennings' Visitor
Variations 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 53
Brother John Hamman Hamman's Escanio
Also published here Summer 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 537
Arturo de Ascanio, George Schindler, Frank Garcia European Aces three cards forced as ace production
Related toVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 106
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
1974 Card Cavalcade II 76
Larry Becker They Match! ESP deck, forcing three cards
Inspired byRelated to 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 115) 573
Ken Krenzel Slide Under Switch
Variations 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 2) 246
Arturo de Ascanio Aces & Queens aces turn over, change to queens, aces turn over in deck with named ace separated
1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 290
Jon Racherbaumer, Arturo de Ascanio Racherbaumer Variation
  • The Wiggle Action
  • Displacements
1976 The Ascanio Spread 1
Arturo de Ascanio The Technique of the Ascanio Spread - "El Culebreo" I. The Standard Ascanio Spread
II. The Right First Finger Push-Off Variation of the Ascanio Spread
III. Concluding Observations
1976 The Ascanio Spread 3
Arturo de Ascanio Serpentine Aces "Aces Culebreates", various changes in 4-card packet
1976 The Ascanio Spread 7
Edward Marlo, Arturo de Ascanio The Blocked Ascanio for thick blocks, aces change into kings
1976 The Ascanio Spread 24
Gene Castillon, Arturo de Ascanio The Partial Ascanio
1976 The Ascanio Spread 31
Larry Jennings Look - An Illusion five cards change two times
Variations 1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 31
Martin A. Nash More Double Lift Replacements The Swing, The Catch, The Peek-a-boo Feint, The Ghost Switch, see p. 445 for additional crediting
Related toVariations 1977 Any Second Now 148
Paul Harris Las Vegas Split Red Twos and black Twos split into four Aces
Variations 1977 SuperMagic 122
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
1977 Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 70
Arturo de Ascanio Atmósfera Magica
  • Concepcion de la Atmosfera Magica
  • Tecnica
  • Naturalidad
  • Soltura y Despreocupacion
  • Diversion
  • Oportunismo
  • Versación
  • Psicología
  • Conclusión
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 4
Arturo de Ascanio Misdirection
  • Consideraciones sobre la "Misdirection"
A.) "Misdirection de grado mínimo
B.) "Misdirection en grado medio
C.) Un tercer grado de "misdirection"
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 11
Arturo de Ascanio La Fuerza Motriz del Pensamiento three Aces change into selection and back, selection is eventually found in performer's pocket, duplicates
Also published here
  • Misdirection" N° 1, 1964.
1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 15
Arturo de Ascanio, Juan Tamariz Entrevista
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 30
Arturo de Ascanio Valor de la Técnica en la Magia on the use and value of technique in magic
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 37
Arturo de Ascanio El Juego que Yo Haria a Dai Vernon three phases
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 40
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Double Extraction from the Middle
1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 42
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Double Extraction from the Bottom
1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 43
Arturo de Ascanio Timing
  • El "Timing" y su Fundamento
  • Las acciones "en tránsito"
  • Elementos de las acciones en tránsito
  • Importancia de las "acciones en tránsito"
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 49
Arturo de Ascanio El Culebreo
  • El Culebreo
  • Tecnica del "Culebreo"
  • A.) Version Normal (por extracción del indice izquierdo)
  • B.) Variante (por empuje del indice derecho)
Related toAlso published here
  • "El Culebreo" in "Ilusionismo" No. 251, 1971.
1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 54
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Culebreantes one Ace changes into Joker, Ace returns and Joker found in pocket, backs of all Aces change colors
Also published here 1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 62
Arturo de Ascanio Conferencia
  • Mecanismo de la Atención
  • Composición y Ejecución

-I. Principios de la Composición
-a). Acentuar la fase inicial
-b). Naturalidad condicionada
-c). Paréntesis anti-contraste
-d). Paréntesis de olvido
-e). Susceptibilidad de ejecución lenta

-II. Principios de la Ejecución
-a). Timing - Acciones en tránsito
-b). Misdirection
-c). Técnica
Related toAlso published here
  • "La Circular de la Escuela Mágica de Madrid" N° 26, 1977.
1977 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 1 72
Arturo de Ascanio Presentacion
1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 3
Arturo de Ascanio, Docampo Entrevista
  • Preambulo
  • Comienzos
  • Estudios Magicos
  • Maestros y Discipulos
  • "Navajas y Daltonismo" - Libros de Magia
  • Barajas - Magia de Cerca
  • Ascanio en el Congreso de Sevilla
  • Anecdotario
  • Un Ejemplo de Como Ascanio Estudia los Efectos Magicos
Also published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 4
Arturo de Ascanio La "Carta Rota" de Marlo y Le Paul signed, with one piece not restored
Inspired byAlso published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 23
Arturo de Ascanio Monedas a Traves de las Mesa con una Sola Mano one handed coins through table, with four coins a coin box and a glass
Also published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 42
Arturo de Ascanio Culebreo "Tenerife
Also published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 58
Arturo de Ascanio Culebreo "Las Palmas"
Also published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 60
Arturo de Ascanio La Dejada "Por la Cintura"
Also published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 63
Arturo de Ascanio Revoloteo de la Cuarta Carta different handling for closing the Ascanio Spread
Also published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 64
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Inspired byAlso published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 65
Paul Harris, Arturo de Ascanio Five Card Ascanio Spread
1979 Close-up Entertainer 34
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread
1979 Cycle! 1
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread brief
June 1979 The Talon (Issue 4) 39
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Super Ace Discovery quadruple stop trick to find aces
1980 Exclusive Card Secrets 45
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Arturo de Ascanio Tilt
1980 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12) 776
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 10
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 14
Arturo de Ascanio Partial Ascanio
1980 Masque 2
Arturo de Ascanio Vorwort - Einführung
1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 2
Arturo de Ascanio Barocke Transposition card from pocket transposes with reversed card in the middle of the deck
Also published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 3
Cy Endfield, Arturo de Ascanio Die Endfield-Ascanio-Palmage Endfield-Ascanio Palm
Also published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 3
Arturo de Ascanio Öl und Wasser 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, multiple phases
1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 6
Arturo de Ascanio 3-1-2-2 Vorzeigen
1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 6
Arturo de Ascanio Das Vorzeigen nach Ascanio "El Culebreo" I - Das Standard Ascanio Vorzeigen
II - Die Rechte Zeigefinger Schub-Variante des Ascanio-Vorzeigens
III - Abschliessende Anmerkungen
1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 11
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Culebreantes - Die "Schlange"-Asse one Ace changes into Joker, Ace returns and Joker found in pocket, backs of all Aces change colors
Also published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 16
Arturo de Ascanio Magischer Zier-Dreher flourish twist of packet
1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 18
Arturo de Ascanio Vertikales Vorzeigen nach Ascanio
Also published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 20
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanios "Las Palmas" Vorfächern
  • Der Grundgriff: "V-Pendel"
  • Ascanios Las Palmas Vorzeigen
Also published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 22
Arturo de Ascanio Zeitlupen-Vier-Asse-Version 67
Related toAlso published here
  • "La Circular de la Escuela Mágica de Madrid" N° 71, 1980.
1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 25
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanios Deckung des Palmierens in Jacob Daleys Zehn-Karten-Wanderung "Cards Up the Sleeve" 1. Das Palmieren der ersten fünf Karten mit der linken Hand
2. Das Palmieren der "Fünf" und der "Sieben" in der rechten Hand
3. Das Palmieren der "Acht" und der "Neun" in der linken Hand
4. Das Palmieren der "Zehn"
Related toAlso published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 31
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanios Fintenpalmage as vanish for last card in cards up the sleeve
Also published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 34
Arturo de Ascanio Introducción
Also published here 1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 1
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Also published here 1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 2
Arturo de Ascanio Culebreo "Las Palmas"
Also published here 1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 5
Arturo de Ascanio Ases para Conocedores (Saludo a Fred Kaps)
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 7
Arturo de Ascanio El Pincel The Paintbrush Change, with small packet
1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 8
Arturo de Ascanio Cuelebreo Tenerife
Also published here 1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 9
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Padre e Hijos (Versión 66)
Also published here 1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 12
Arturo de Ascanio Lateral Palm Steal palming cards from a small packet into a lateral palm
1980 El Manejo de la Carta Doble 14
Arturo de Ascanio, Fred Castle The Ascanio Count Technique to keep cards together (for jumbo cards)
1981 Magic With Giant Cards 5
Jeff Busby (reviewer) About the Handling of Double Cards by Arturo de Ascanio 1982 Epoptica (Issue 1) 9
Arturo de Ascanio, Juan Tamariz The Ascanio Addition to the Tamariz Turnover
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 972
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Psychology of Palming by Arturo de Ascanio 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 190
Arturo de Ascanio Ambition for Two one phase
Related to May 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 917
Arturo de Ascanio Tilt Finesse
May 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 917
Paul LePaul, Carmen D'Amico The Glide Change for credit information see reference
Related toAlso published here 1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 14
Arturo de Ascanio Einführung
1984 Ilusionismo — Nur Rückenmuster 2
Arturo de Ascanio Nur Rückenmuster all backs, cutting to Aces in process
Inspired by
  • "Alexander Elmsley's All Backs Routine" in Lewis Ganson's "Routined Manipulation Finale"
Also published here
1984 Ilusionismo — Nur Rückenmuster 3
Arturo de Ascanio Literaturverzeichnis
1984 Ilusionismo — Nur Rückenmuster 35
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread
1985 FISM Madrid 1985 9
Arturo de Ascanio Prólogo
Also published here 1985 Monedas Personales iii
Arturo de Ascanio Partial Ascanio Spread
May 1987 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 78
Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Aces
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 86
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread Laydown
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 23
Brother John Hamman, Arturo de Ascanio The Hamman Ascanio Spread
Also published here 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 42
Rafael Benatar ¡Fuego!
Inspired by 1989 Cartas Certificadas 55
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 97
Arturo de Ascanio Foreword
1989 Transit Cups and Balls i
Arturo de Ascanio If You Don't Pay Attention... observation test presentation
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 1
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Burning Put-Down
Also published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 2
Arturo de Ascanio Las Palmas Ascanio Spread brief
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 2
Arturo de Ascanio Aunt Henriette's Aces
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 3
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Floating Double
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 4
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Replacement
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 4
Arturo de Ascanio, Ken Krenzel Ken Krenzel's Slide Under Switch Variation
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 6
Arturo de Ascanio The Trick I Would Show Dai Vernon three phases
Also published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 7
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Double Extraction from the Middle
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 7
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Double Extraction from the Bottom
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 9
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Honest Display hiding two cards, showing palms
Also published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 10
Arturo de Ascanio Las Vegas Ascanio Spread
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 11
Arturo de Ascanio D'Ascanio Spread
Also published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 11
Arturo de Ascanio Mentalism by Elimination ("That Trick") extensive treatment on the effect
  • Origins and Stories
  • Effect, patter and presentation
  • General ideas about performance
  • Performance
  • Concealing manouvres for the thought-of care
  • Tricks for rehearsing the trick
Also published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 3 1
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Addition to the Tamariz Turnover
1989/91 Sonata 61
Juan Tamariz Black Days seven black cards, selected one found, rest changes red
Related toVariations 1989/91 Sonata 109
Arturo de Ascanio The Juan Tamariz Experience
1989/91 Sonata 7
Juan Tamariz Arturo De Ascanio (magipoem) poem
1989/91 Sonata 17
Arturo de Ascanio Las Vegas Ascanio Spread
1990 Unexplainable Acts 55
Alexander de Cova, Arturo de Ascanio Barocke Transposition II card in pocket transposes with card reversed in deck, then with bill in wallet
Inspired by
  • "Barocke Transposition" (Ascanio)
1990 Horizons 4
Arturo de Ascanio, Cy Endfield Ascanio-Endfield-Palm
1990 Horizons 6
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread cards held sideways as in original version
1990 Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 18
Arturo de Ascanio, Bob King Modified Ascanio Spread
1990 More Magician Foolers 9
Brother John Hamman, Arturo de Ascanio, Jean-Pierre Garnier, Gary Ouellet Maneater
1990 Close Up Illusions 294
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread brief
1990 The Aronson Approach 9
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread brief
1990 Focus 9
Arturo de Ascanio The Propeller turning double card between fingers
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 52 Lovers — Volume II 20
Alex Elmsley Ambitious Stranger ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
VariationsAlso published here
  • New Pentagram, Jan. 1972
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 299
Arturo de Ascanio Bottom Double Lift from small packet
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 115
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio-style Spread
1992 Modus Operandi 65
Alexander de Cova, Arturo de Ascanio Barocke Transposition card in pocket transposes with card reversed in deck, then with bill in wallet
Inspired by
  • "Barocke Transposition" (Ascanio)
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 127
Arturo de Ascanio, Cy Endfield Ascanio-Endfield-Palm
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 129
Arturo de Ascanio Dedicatoria
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 5
Arturo de Ascanio Prólogo
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 6
Arturo de Ascanio Biografia en "Collage"
  • Anotación de Años más Tarde
  • A) Biografia
  • B) Caracteristicas
  • C) Bibliografia
  • D) Conferencias
  • E) Su Influencia en la Magia de España
  • F) Algunos Comentarios Recientes
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 8
Arturo de Ascanio Mis Dos Maestros on Jean Carles and Fred Kaps
Also published here
  • "Ilusionismo" N° 158, 1958.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 17
Arturo de Ascanio Jean Carles thoughts and anecdotes on Jean Carles
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 22
Jean Carles, Arturo de Ascanio Del Bolsillo de un Espectador al de Otro in two spectators pockets
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 34
Arturo de Ascanio Fred Kaps thoughts and anecdotes on Fred Kaps
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 43
Arturo de Ascanio El Fred Kaps que se Nos ha ido on Fred Kaps
Also published here
  • "Misdirection" 1980.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 47
Fred Kaps, Arturo de Ascanio Entrevista con Fred Kaps
Related toAlso published here
  • "Folleto S.E.I." 1956.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 52
Arturo de Ascanio Dos Juegos con la Cuenta de "Pasa Paquete" om the Buckle Count (Las Cuentas de "Pasa Paquete" y "Deja Paquete")
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 56
Denis Moroso, Arturo de Ascanio Los Reyes Acrobatas cards turnover and change backs and faces
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 58
Fred Kaps, Arturo de Ascanio Rey, As Y.......Fantasia four cards change faces and backs
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 60
Fred Kaps, Arturo de Ascanio 'Hace Más de 25 Años' de un Paquete a Otro, en Versión de Fred Kaps as a letter to Ricardo Marré, card travels from packet to packet, sort of biddle trick
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 65
Arturo de Ascanio David Bamberg (Fu Manchu) thoughts and anecdotes on David Bamberg
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 71
Arturo de Ascanio Carta a Fu Manchu letter to David Bamberg in which several tricks are described, from 1958
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 75
Arturo de Ascanio Los "Cuatro Ases ¡Bang! three cards on the table turn into queens
Related to 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 83
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Arturo de Ascanio Carta-Respuesta de Fu Manchu letter from David Bamberg, with annotations by Ascanio, from 1958
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 90
Arturo de Ascanio Dany Ray thoughts and anecdotes on Dany Ray
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 98
Arturo de Ascanio Quién es Dany Ray short biography of Dany Ray
Also published here
  • "Ilusionismo", 1959.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 101
Arturo de Ascanio Hemos visto un Número de Magia: Dany Ray description of Dany Ray's show in Madrid
Related to
  • "Ilusionismo", 1959.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 104
Arturo de Ascanio Richard Suey thoughts and anecdotes on Richard Suey
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 116
Arturo de Ascanio Carta a Richard Suey letter to Suey from 1989
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 124
Arturo de Ascanio Punto de Partida chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 129
Dr. Jacob Daley The Sequacious Spades translation
VariationsAlso published here
  • Dr. Daley's "Sequacious Spades" in "M.U.M" 1950
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 141
Roberto Giobbi Arturo de Ascanio: Ein Porträt translation
Also published here
  • "Magie" 1972.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 147
Helmut "Kalanag" Schreiber Cartas Nudistas as shown to Ascanio by Kalanag in 1949
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 153
Gerald Kosky Vanishing Aces aces to spectators pocket, duplicates, translation
VariationsAlso published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 156
Arturo de Ascanio Jueguecillos de Juventud chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 5
Arturo de Ascanio ¿Juega Usted al Mus? gambling routine for the spanish game "Mus", with a deck of forty cards
Also published here
  • "Circular Mensual del S.E.I." N° 4, 1954.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 7
Arturo de Ascanio Los Dados mandan y las Cartas obedecen routine with cards and dice, four parts, elevator, Bill Simon routines and selection is found
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Circular de la S.E.I." 1955.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 14
Arturo de Ascanio Cuadruple Coincidencia four coincidences
Inspired by
  • Bernat & Fabregas "Cartomagia" p. 431.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 29
Arturo de Ascanio Acerca del 1-2-3, de Vernon Ace, Two and Three on table, chosen number changes into selection
Inspired by
  • Dai Vernon's "1-2-3" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram Vol. 9 Nr. 8, 1955.
  • 123 (Dai Vernon, 1947)
Also published here
  • "A.M.A." N°14, 1960.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 34
Arturo de Ascanio Las dos Cartas que aparecen Vueltas two selections are found reversed, one in a small packet, the other in the middle of the deck
Also published here
  • "CEDAM" 1959. P. 833.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 39
Arturo de Ascanio Siempre Cuatro - Acerca de un Juego de Li-Chang six card repeat with four cards, cards are always fanned
Also published here
  • "CEDAM" 1966. P. 636.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 44
Arturo de Ascanio Doble Extracción por Debajo Ascanio's Double Extraction from the Bottom
Related toAlso published here
  • "CEDAM" 1963.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 51
Arturo de Ascanio La Carteta sequence for three card monte, in the hands
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 54
Arturo de Ascanio Transposición des Ases brief, one phase
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 55
Arturo de Ascanio Cartas Nudistas
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 56
Arturo de Ascanio El "Enfile Al Tiempo" while turning card over
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 63
Arturo de Ascanio Magicas Coincidencias for selections are returned to the deck and deck is dealt, each spectator stops at his card
Inspired by
  • Padre Wenceslao Ciuró's "Causalidad Inexplicable" in "Mas de 200 Juegos de Manos", p. 402.
Also published here
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 67
Arturo de Ascanio Cinco Rojas y Cinco Negras five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 71
Arturo de Ascanio Fuera de este Mundo
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 76
Arturo de Ascanio Aparición de Cuatro Ases performer and spectator each have half the deck and twice exchange a card, four Aces are found
Also published here
  • "Circular de la S.E.I." 1954.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 83
Arturo de Ascanio La Carta a través del Pañuelo cards in handkerchief are placed into a glass, selection penetrates handkerchief
Also published here
  • "Ilusionismo" 1954.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 85
Arturo de Ascanio Un Juego Inedito 4&4, three phases
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 88
Arturo de Ascanio, Jaime Morella Zekri Acerca de un Efecto de Ed Marlo Aces over Kings version, Aces and Kings transpose, third quartet comes in
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 93
Arturo de Ascanio La Mezcla "Barullo" messy false cut
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 97
Arturo de Ascanio Sin Cartas chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 105
Arturo de Ascanio Magia de las Navajas - Cambio de Color con la Navaja abierta not included in Ascanio's Knife book, change of color with open blade
Also published here
  • "CEDAM" 1958.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 110
Arturo de Ascanio Aparición de la Bola ball appears under handkerchief
Also published here
  • "Ilusionismo" 1958.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 114
Arturo de Ascanio Mi Final para una Rutina de Imperdibles small safety pin changes into jumbo safety pin appears under handkerchief, with a magnet
Also published here
  • "Ilusionismo" N° 143, 1956.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 118
Arturo de Ascanio Tabaco - Cigarrillo
Also published here
  • "A.M.A." N° 12, 1959.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 126
Arturo de Ascanio Un Juego para Fumadores coin production from handkerchief, cigarette produced to finish
Also published here
  • "Circular de la S.E.I."
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 128
Arturo de Ascanio Nuevo Desanudamiento de Pañuelos version for Goldin Silks
Also published here
  • "A.M.A." N° 12, 1959.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 130
Arturo de Ascanio Los Bambues Chinos complete routine
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 135
Arturo de Ascanio Monedas a través de la Mesa four coins, with a glass
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 140
Arturo de Ascanio Han Ping Chien with a Glass
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 147
Arturo de Ascanio Uno Para... Magos gag for magicians, six card repeat
Also published here
  • "A.M.A." N° 12, 1959.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 149
Arturo de Ascanio, "Senator" Clark Crandall, Santiago de la Riva El Juego del Cubilete longer routine, jumbo balls finish
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 150
Arturo de Ascanio Yo Traduje chapter intro, on translations of routines
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 4
Arturo de Ascanio El Brazo de Kellar es largo
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 5
Arturo de Ascanio Mi Hermana Ascanio on his sister
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 98
Arturo de Ascanio Algo de Plenitud chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 100
Arturo de Ascanio Mentalismo por Eliminación ("El Juego Ese") extensive treatment on the effect
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 102
Arturo de Ascanio Azul, Rojo, Blanco (Análisis de una Construcción) all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climax
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 125
Arturo de Ascanio Todo Dorsos cutting to Royal Flush in process, including Impromptu Version
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 148
Arturo de Ascanio Conferencias chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 5
Arturo de Ascanio El Manejo de la Carta Doble
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 6
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 10
Arturo de Ascanio Culebreo "Las Palmas"
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 14
Arturo de Ascanio Ases para Conocedores (Saludo a Fred Kaps)
VariationsAlso published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 17
Arturo de Ascanio El Pincel The Paintbrush Change, with small packet
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 18
Arturo de Ascanio Cuelebreo Tenerife
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 19
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Padre e Hijos (Versión 66)
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 24
Arturo de Ascanio Lateral Palm Steal palming cards from a small packet into a lateral palm
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 26
Arturo de Ascanio Manejo de la Carta Doble notes on the lecture
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 32
Arturo de Ascanio Psicologia del Empalme chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 43
Arturo de Ascanio Psicologia del Empalme I. Importancia del Empalme. Sus Dificultades.
II. La Cobertura del Empalme
1. El Pre-Empalme
2. El Momento del Empalme
3. La Retirada de la Mano libre
A) El efecto "tubo"
B) Ley del movimiento prioritario
4. Conservación de la Carta empalmada
A) Naturalidad
a) Naturalidad estática
b) Naturalidad dinámica
B) Diversión
a) Diversión mental
b) Diversión fisica
C) Soltura despistante, utilización inocua
a) Soltura despistante
b) Utilización inocua
D) Cadencia
5. Deposito o Devolución de la Carta empalmada
III. Conclusión
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 48
Arturo de Ascanio Transposición Barocca card from pocket transposes with reversed card in the middle of the deck
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 54
Arturo de Ascanio Endfield-Ascanio Palm
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 54
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Padre e Hijos (Versión 67)
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 57
Arturo de Ascanio La Cobertura de los Empalmes en el Juego "Cards up Sleeve", de Jacob Daley 1. El empalme de las cinco primeras cartas en la mano izquierda.
2. El empalme del "cinco" y del "siete" en la mano derecha.
3. El empalme del "ocho" y del "nueve" en la mano izquierda.
4. El empalme del "diez"
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 63
Arturo de Ascanio La Finta as vanish for last card in cards up the sleeve
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 65
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Ascanio by Arturo de Ascanio
Review of The Psychology of Palming
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 68
Arturo de Ascanio Como Estudiar Magia
  • La Magia como Objeto de Estudio
  • Distribución del Tiempo
  • Distribución de Materias
II Parte: Estudio de las Fuentes de Conocimiento
  • El Ensayo
  • La Estrategia del Aprendizaje
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 70
Arturo de Ascanio Conferencias: Anecdotas, Cronicas, Curiosidades... chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 95
Arturo de Ascanio Impresiones Magicas Turisticas y Gastronomicas de un Viaje a Austria. Congreso de Graz - 1980 on the magic convention in Graz, on Giobbi, Vermeyden, Charly Miret, Braunmüller, Reinhard Müller, Wizard und Gille, Fred van Thom, Howard Schwarzman, Ger Cooper, Fantasios, Horst Gille, Heinrich Maitz, Peter Kersten, Magic Christian, Kurt Freitag
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 101
Arturo de Ascanio Conférence a Marseille just the program
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 108
Arturo de Ascanio Dos Invitaciones two invitations for lectures of Ascanio
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 109
Arturo de Ascanio Gratitud a mis Anfitriones thanks to some hosts all around the world
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 110
Arturo de Ascanio El Viaje de la Amistad de Aaron Dutton
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 112
Arturo de Ascanio Varios chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 114
Arturo de Ascanio, Santiago Ramon y Cajal Cajon de Sastre some quotes from the autobiography of Santiago Ramon y Cajal
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 117
Arturo de Ascanio Gran Espectaculo: Miscelanea de Curiosidades y Anécdotas on Fu Manchu, Maskelyne, de Kolta
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 123
Arturo de Ascanio Conocete a ti Mismo
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 126
Arturo de Ascanio Prólogos y Comentarios de Libros
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 128
Arturo de Ascanio (reviewer) Andrus Deals You In by Jerry Andrus 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 129
Arturo de Ascanio (reviewer) En Torno a un Libro Asombroso - "The Magic of Slydini" by Slydini (written by Lewis Ganson)
more comments than a review on "The Magic of Slydini"
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 132
Arturo de Ascanio René Lavand
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 136
Arturo de Ascanio Charlas y Entrevistas chapter intro
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 139
Arturo de Ascanio, Juan Tamariz Charlan Arturo y Juan
  • Sobre el Parentesis Anti-Contraste. Algunas Precisiones.
  • Intervención de los Espectadores
  • Un Espectador junto al Mago
  • La Cercania en la Magia
  • Magia con Relación al Numero de Espectadores
  • La Homogeneidad del Publico
  • La Session: Duración, Composición
  • Magia y Publico
  • La Magia , el Derecho y la Vida
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 140
Arturo de Ascanio, Aurelio Paviato Ensayos
  • Sobre el Arte - Conversación con Ascanio
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 155
Arturo de Ascanio, Docampo Entrevista
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 165
Arturo de Ascanio Epilogo
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 171
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread Laydown
1993 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 49) 889
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
1995 Typisch Sveroni 11
Brother John Hamman, Arturo de Ascanio The Really Wild Nine-Card Trick nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Inspired by 1996 Card College — Volume 2 321
Arturo de Ascanio, Paul Harris Ascanio Spread Display
Related to 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 138
Arturo de Ascanio, Paul Harris Five Card Ascanio Spread
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 130
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread with Double Card Laydown
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 228
Arturo de Ascanio, Dominique Duvivier Le Ascanio Spread Dominique's handling of the Ascanio Spread
1996 Magie Duvivier 23
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Display spreading out five cards as four
1996 Miracles with Cards 37
Roberto Giobbi, Arturo de Ascanio Theoretical Considerations
1996 Card College — Volume 2 271
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Floating Double double moved forward on deck one-handed with left thumb and first finger
1996 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 17
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread
1998 Card College — Volume 3 595
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread Laydown setting all four cards on table, two methods
1998 Card College — Volume 3 597
Arturo de Ascanio, Ken Krenzel The Open Display five as four
1998 Card College — Volume 3 599
T. Nelson Downs, Arturo de Ascanio, Edward Marlo The Side-steal Transfer
Related to 1998 Card College — Volume 3 759
Arturo de Ascanio Foreword
1998 Card College — Volume 3 xxxv
Arturo de Ascanio Faro Shuffle Idea pushing together, wrong credit
1999 21st Century Card Magic 11
Arturo de Ascanio, Carmen D'Amico The Glide Change
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 Card College — Volume 4 822
Dai Vernon, Arturo de Ascanio Tilt
2000 Card College — Volume 4 997
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread
2002 The Action Cop 46
Juan Gallego Luque, Miguel Ángel Gea La Escuela Mágica de Madrid. Origines on the "Spanish School of Magic", Arturo de Ascanio, Juan Anton, Juan Tamariz, Pepe Puchol, Ramón Varela, Camilo Vázquez, Toni Cachadiña, Ricardo Marré, Luis Garcia, Alfonso Moliné, Pablo Doménech, Joan Font, Oriol y Tino, Manolo Tena, Jesus Etcheverry, La Circular
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 110
Juan Tamariz, Arturo de Ascanio, Ricard Marré, Juan Antón, José Puchol, Ramon Varela, Camilo Vázquez Manifesto Mágico de la EMM manifest from 1971 about the Escuela Mágica de Madrid
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 119
Juan Gallego Luque, Miguel Ángel Gea Ascanio - Arturo de Ascanio y Navaz
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 140
Arturo de Ascanio Monedas a Través de las Mesa a una Mano one handed coins through table, with four coins a coin box and a glass
Also published here 2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 144
Arturo de Ascanio, Javi Benítez Entrevista a Arturo de Ascanio on magic, presentation, thinking about a trick, videos and books, magic clubs
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 152
Arturo de Ascanio Triple Lift Saltimbanchi
2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 113
Wesley James The WJ Side Steal
Related to 2004 Enchantments 181
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
2004 Subtle Miracles 148
Arturo de Ascanio Thoughts on Magic
  • Some History
  • My Approach to Magic
  • The Concept of Perfection
  • The Search for Originality
  • Presentation
  • The Cover
  • Theoretical Conceptions of Magic
  • The Mechanism of Perception
  • Technique
  • Perform, Study and Search
  • Epilogue
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 33
Arturo de Ascanio Conception of Magical Atmosphere
  • Technique
  • Naturalness
  • Disarming Looseness and Nonchalance
  • Misdirection
  • Facial Expressions
  • Gestures
  • Speech
  • Timing
  • Patter
  • Psychology
  • Conclusion
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 49
Arturo de Ascanio Analysis of an Effect first held as a lecture in 1968
  • The Mechanism of Perception
  • Routining and Performance
  • Routining Principles
  • Stress the Initial Situation
  • Conditioned Naturalness
  • Anti-Contrasting Parenthesis
  • Parenthesis of Forgetfulness
  • Slow Execution
  • Performance Principles
  • Timing. In-Transit Actions
  • Misdirection
  • Technique
Related to 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 56
Arturo de Ascanio On Misdirection
  • Misdirection in the First Degree
  • Misdirection in the Second Degree
  • Misdirection in the Third Degree
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 63
Arturo de Ascanio The Fundamentals of Timing
  • In-Transit Actions
  • Elements of In-Transit Actions
  • The Importance of In-Transit Actions
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 66
Arturo de Ascanio The Value of Technique in Magic
Also published here
  • in "Misdirection" N°8, 1965.
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 71
Arturo de Ascanio Know Yourself
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 75
Arturo de Ascanio The Psychology of Palming
  • The Importance of Palming and Its Difficulties
  • Covering the Palm
  • The Pre-Palm
  • The Palm Proper
  • Withdrawal of the Free Hand
  • The Tube Effect
  • Law of Primary Motion
  • Holding Out
  • Naturalness
  • Static Naturalness
  • Dynamic Naturalness
  • Misdirection
  • Disarming Looseness-Innocent Use of the Hand
  • Timing
  • The Replacement
  • Conclusion
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 77
Juan Tamariz, Arturo de Ascanio An Interview with a Genius of Magic
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 87
Docampo, Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio: A Biographical Interview
  • Introduction
  • Beginnings
  • Magic Studies
  • Mentors and Disciples
  • Knives and Color Blindness. Magic Books
  • Playing Cards. Close-Up Magic
  • Ascanio at the Seville Convention
  • Anecdotes
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 92
Juan Tamariz, Arturo de Ascanio Arturo and Juan Chat
  • On the Anti-Contrasting Parenthesis
  • Spectator Participation
  • The Assisting Spectator Sitting Next to the Magician
  • Performing Up Close
  • Magical Impact in Relation to the Size of the Audience
  • Mixed Audiences
  • Length and Structure of a Session
  • Spectators
  • Magic, Law and Life
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 111
Aurelio Paviato, Arturo de Ascanio Essays
  • On Art - A Discussion with Ascanio
  • Creativity
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 129
Docampo, Arturo de Ascanio My Character
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 137
Juan Tamariz, Arturo de Ascanio Arturo and Juan Chat Again
  • On Explaining Tricks
  • Magic Lectures
  • Being a Magic Sponge
  • Learning without Copying
  • Originality - Learning Phases
  • Parallel Tricks
  • Adapting Tricks
  • Crediting the Author
  • To Teach or not to Teach: That is the Question
Also published here
  • "La Circular de la Escuela Mágica de Madrid" N° 75, 1981.
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 143
Juan Tamariz, Arturo de Ascanio One More Time... Arturo and Juan Chat
Also published here
  • "La Circular de la Escuela Mágica de Madrid" N° 100, 1983
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 174
Arturo de Ascanio Presentation
  • Outline of This Series of Lectures
  • Presentation
  • Presentation as a Quality of the Magician
  • Virtues a Magician Should Exercise
  • Presentation as an Aspect of a Trick
  • Presentational Resources to Create Emotions
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 195
Arturo de Ascanio Cover
  • Means and Resources of Cover
  • Direct Features of Cover
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 209
Arturo de Ascanio Construction
  • Concept and Goals
  • The General Scheme of a Trick
  • 1. The Sudden Revelation
  • 2. The Gradual Revelation
  • Principles of Construction
  • The Theory of Parenthesis
  • The Parenthesis of Forgetfulness
  • The Anti-Contrasting Parenthesis
  • Innocent Use
  • Dual Purpose
  • Slow Execution
  • Economical Execution
  • Loose Execution
  • Clear Execution
  • Regarding Presentation
  • False Ending
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 221
Arturo de Ascanio Technique
  • The Features of Technique
  • The Value of Technique
  • The Importance of Technique
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 233
Arturo de Ascanio How to Study Magic
  • To Whom Is This Lecture Addressed?
  • Magic as a Subject of Study
  • Efficiency in the Study of Magic
  • Allocating your Time
  • Deciding on Subjects
  • Source of Knowledge
  • Books
  • Oral Tradition
  • Practice on your Own and Rehearsal
  • Mental Practice
  • Performances in Front of an Audience
  • The Process of Learning a Trick
  • Summing Up and Ultimate Goal
Also published here 2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 244
Arturo de Ascanio Creativity
  • Types of Creativity
  • Favorable Circumstances for Creativity
2005 The Magic of Ascanio — The Structural Conception of Magic 281
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread - Standart Handling Through extraction by the left forefinger
a) Spreading the four cards
b) The wriggling action
c) Squaring up
Pushing with the right forefinger
Related toAlso published here
  • "El Culebreo" in "Ilusionismo" No. 251, 1971.
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 24
Arturo de Ascanio Rotating the Fourth Card different handling for closing the Ascanio Spread
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 31
Arturo de Ascanio The Vertical Spread vertical Ascanio Spread handling
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 32
Arturo de Ascanio The Ring-Finger Grip blocking the double with the ring finger, Ascanio Spread handling
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 33
Arturo de Ascanio The Three-Card Ascanio Spread four as three
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 35
Arturo de Ascanio The Tenerife Spread Ascanio Spread variation
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 36
Arturo de Ascanio The Palmas Spread hiding two cards, Ascanio Spread variation
  • The Basic Move
  • The Palmas Spread Proper
  • The Palmas Spread Variant
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 38
Arturo de Ascanio The Palmas-5 Spread a) Concealing the fourth card
b) Concealing the third card
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 41
Arturo de Ascanio The Vegas Spread
  • The Vegas Spread Variation
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 42
Arturo de Ascanio, Miguel Gómez The D'Amico Spread Ascanio Style
  • The D'Amico / Ascanio Spread - First Variant
  • The D'Amico / Ascanio Spread - Second Variant
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 45
Arturo de Ascanio A Word on Ascanio-Spreading Actions on the attitude
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 47
Arturo de Ascanio The Burning Double
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 51
Arturo de Ascanio The Studio Lay-Down while dealing cards in a row from a small packet, double laydown
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 52
Arturo de Ascanio By the Waist after Ascanio Spread
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 53
Arturo de Ascanio The Rubbed Lay-Down from Ascanio Spread, with variation
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 54
Arturo de Ascanio Rubber and Overlapped from Ascanio Spread
  • Second Variant
  • Third Variant - Rubbed, Overlapped and Shifted
  • Fourth Variant - Rubbed with Two Doubles
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 55
Arturo de Ascanio The Scattered Lay-Down after Tenerife Spread
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 59
Arturo de Ascanio The In-Transit Lay-Down after vertical Ascanio Spread
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 60