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Carlevaro Masterclass: Villa-Lobos 12 Studies

Technique Analysis and Interpretation of Heitor Villa-Lobos' 12 Studies (1929)

By Abel Carlevaro

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Guitar (classical) - Intermediate
Technique Analysis and Interpretation of Heitor Villa-Lobos' 12 Studies (1929). Composed by Abel Carlevaro (1916-2001). Saddle-stitched, Technic. Chanterelle. Classic. Book. 64 pages. Published by Chanterelle (MB.ECH713).

Item Number: MB.ECH713

ISBN 9790204701049. Classic. 9 x 12 inches.

In this book, masterful Uruguayan guitarist and teacher Abel Carlevaro (1918-2001) offers insights to the performance of the "12 Studies" (1929) by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Without presenting the complete works being analyzed, Carlevaro guides the student through the most challenging parts of each of these twelve landmark pieces. Using short examples and facsimiles of a few bars of the original manuscripts given to him by Villa-Lobos himself, Carlevaro reveals profound and illuminating insights. For the advanced student, it's almost like being in a real master class with the maestro himself. This book is written in standard notation only.

"Villa-Lobos gave birth to the modern guitar, forging a new path for it; the newly expanded musical and technical possibilities have greatly benefited the repertoire for the instrument." -Abel Carlevaro.

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