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What would we do without all your reports on the Brouwer festivals and other helpful posts? I will report back when I have started learning the piece. It is nonetheless perfectly suited to this piece after Takemitsu.

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Glad you may stick around longer—this forum benefits from the likes of you! Reedition Domingo Esteso by Conde Hermanos ; Kenny Hill, model Barcelona “While you try to master classical guitar, prepare for a slave’s life: Always liked the piece.

It’s full of contrasts: I don’t know his sources and have not studied this myself, so I’d be interested to hioa about it too! Classical Guitar Skip to content.


I particularly endorse David Belcher’s point about the transitions. Any thoughts of the Delcamp community on this piece?

Hika ‘In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu’

Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. I played a lot of Brouwer the last few years, somehow his music fits my way of playing.

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I don’t have the score in hia of me right now, but can revert with more detail later if needed. Another important thing to consider is that “Hika” is a lament in Japanese musical tradition from what I understand and so this piece brouewr memory of Brouwer’s good friend, Toru Takemitsu, is really a sort of mournful elegy in his memory.

Costas told me in a masterclass that the melody is actually Homeric in origin—that is very ancient indeed!

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While there is an overarching “lament” feel running throughout, it may help to pick up the sections within the piece as separate “episodes of lament” and contrast them accordingly – and I feel that the composition has been “encoded” with interpretative clues for this to happen.


Japanese koto music on guitar. The basic thing about playing the guitar is the pleasure you get from it. Also check out Hjka Fukuda’s recording if you can get your hands on it, which I consider to be the brouwwr version.

Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts? – Classical Guitar

This is a challenging piece, not necessarily because of the quick passages many brouuwer these are aided by the scordaturabut because of the difficulty of maintaining the appropriate feel throughout the various transitions. He uses the melody that first appeared in his very early “Tres Apuntes” and there called “Bulgarian.

Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts?