Collected Works For Solo Guitar by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). For Guitar. Editions Durand. 20th Century. Difficulty: medium. Guitar solo book. Standard guitar notation (no tablature), introductory text and performance notes. 95 pages. Editions Durand #ME0933300. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50560932).
ISBN 145842376X. With standard guitar notation (no tablature), introductory text and performance notes. 20th Century. 9x12 inches.
Introduction by Frederick Noade. The music in this collection has probably been more studied, performed and recorded than any other guitar compositions of the twentieth century. This collection gathers Villa-Lobos' most famous works in their original forms and complete with Andrés Segovia's original introduction to the Twelve Etudes. Includes: Choros No. 1 • Suite Populaire Brésilienne • Douze Études • Cinq Préludes.
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Location: from Pacific, WA
September 26, 2008
A real gem!
I am a classical guitarist of more than thirty years. A collection of Lobos is not an easy thing to find and this collection is packed with timely pieces that have been recorded in albums time and time again. They are not for the weak or beginning players. This is...
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Location: from Westerville, Ohio
February 8, 2008
This is a great collection of modern classical guitar music. Some pieces are very challenging. Some a relatively simple. They have a beautiful sense of harmony and musicality. Plenty of great technical work.
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