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Federico Moreno Torroba ( – ) is one of the finest composers to write for guitar in the 20th century. He was one of the first that Segovia. Federico Moreno Torroba (3 March – 12 September ) was a Spanish composer, Preludio (); Burgalesa (); Piezas características (). Moreno-Torroba, Federico Burgalesa | Buying sheet music and downloads from Schott Music.

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For one thing, Tomas was justifiably renowned as, well how should I put this Yes the guitar is hard to write for, for a non-guitarist. He is especially remembered for his important contributions to the classical guitar repertoire, becoming one of the leading twentieth-century composers for the instrument.

Burgalesa (F.M. Torroba) question on the fingering – Page 3 – Classical Guitar

His fingerings of the repertoire were respected as being the best. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it.

Retrieved from ” troroba Is there a reason why the “straight fourths” tuning hasn’t become more common? Posted by Bryan Buurgalesa at Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Photocopies of handwritten scores with fingerings and corrections incorporated.

Instead of an octave, which is ok, you will get a minor ninth, which is not ok! For a long time I rather avoided his music because it seemed too facile to me but more and more I have come to love its charm and grace.


Later on he or Tomas or someone else would get around to ‘fixing’ the awkward passages. He achieved his greatest success in the s with the zarzuelas Luisa Fernanda and La Chulapona La Burgalesa by Federico Moreno-Torroba.

Over the course of his long career, Moreno Torroba composed many works, both in traditional Spanish forms and for the concert hall. The composer who was identified from the beginning with the phalanx, to be on the national side. Monday, October 22, Townsend: La Burgalesathe first piece I learned by Torroba was in the third category. He also frequently conducted.

Budgalesa guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. As I’m sure you realise your tordoba is still copyright to Torroba and his publisher so you cannot offer it through the forum. Quite a few of the published editions of guitar music by Torroba and others, had passages that were simply unplayable. The only music store birgalesa Alicante had almost no sheet music so about the only thing we bought there was strings.

I still have that copy and here is an excerpt:. His extensive writing for voice probably explains his gift of melody!

Federico Moreno Torroba – Wikipedia

MadridSpain [1]. The solution was to transpose the piece to E major, a good key for guitar. So there were three categories of scores floating around the student community in Alicante at the burgalsea. I took a little trip to London where I buried myself in music stores like Schott’s for hours and in the music floor of Foyles for even longer.


I gurgalesa read that piece is tough to finger.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To this day, I don’t think the E major version has ever been published and you see guitarists on YouTube playing it in torrova keys. The title just refers to someone, a female someone, from Burgos, a town in northern Spain.

I seem to recall burgalessa those, that Segovia’s published editions are in the key Ponce wrote but fingered for the key Segovia played them in. That third really throws most composers!

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Forum rules Respect Copyrights: The F major version is playable, though the resonance is different and some bass notes can’t be held as long. Published scores on which fingerings and ‘corrections’ had been written in pencil always in pencil! When the photocopies had gone through several generations of copying they turned into an unreadable grey on grey so the score had to be recopied burgalsea hand.


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