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Guitar Works

Urtext Edition

By Manuel Maria Ponce

Urtext Edition. Composed by Manuel Maria Ponce. Edited by Tilman Hoppstock. Gitarren-Archiv (Guitar Archive). 64 pages. Schott Music #GA544. Published by Schott Music (HL.49015004).

Item Number: HL.49015004

ISBN 3795795427. 9x12 inches.

A new edition of four pieces for guitar by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce (1882-1948): Thème varié et Finale; Sonata clásica; Sonate Romantique; Sonatina. With an introduction and critical notes in English.

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    JR in New Jersey
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  • 2015-03-06 18:25:27.0 Ponce Guitar Works--Beware

    If you are a guitarist, planning to learn one or more of the pieces in this book, beware! As another reviewer noted, there are no fingerings here. Beyond that, the opening Allegro from Sonata Clasica differs substantially from the version played by Segovia, Jason Vieaux and others. It could be...

    that other pieces in this collection are also somewhat different from what one would expect. I don't yet know. The price is right, but in this case, you get what you pay for. I recommend you buy each of these pieces individually (the Schott editions are fine).

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  • 2010-11-19 00:00:00.0 Excellent reference guide

    I use this edition to compare the original manuscripts by Ponce to the Segovia arrangements. If you're looking to perform the Ponce works, use this as a supplement to the Segovia versions. With no fingerings and Ponce's sometimes unfeasible voicings, this doesn't make for the best performance...

    edition, but as a reference guide, it's outstanding. Hoppstock has helpful notes on each piece in English and in German.

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