The 20 Brouwer Simple Studies (Etudes Simples, Fr.; Estudios Sencillos, Sp.), are good examples of guitar studies. From the first to the last. since many yeares I’m coming again and again back to Estudios Sencillos by Leo Brouwer. Recently I heard a recording by Ricardo Cobo – he. I’d recommend progressing to this after completing Brouwer’s Simple Studies. It consists of 10 homages to famous composers and are played in their typical.

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It was also easy to me to make the bass “sing” and play the accompaniment softer.

From the first to the last, they each focus upon an important aspect of classical guitar technique, while also always being satisfyingly ldo compositions. Your thoughts about it? I think you may have overused the word ‘excellent’ in the first few paragraphs. And these pieces don’t always focus upon the “traditional” areas of technique of earlier guitar studies, such as right-hand patterns and left-hand scales and chords.

Leo Brouwer | Etudes Simples (Estudios Sencillos) Volume 4

Just for the sake of comparison, I would say my current playing, after starting from zero 2 years and 8 months ago, is at the upper end of level 3 according to Mr Delcamp’s scheme, and at about level 3, smiples, according to ABRSM.

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Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. While I’d like to play the piece in itself, since I like it, Rbouwer like more to take this as an educational experience to learn more or estuxios better.

My Youtube Channel is: That’s only my very personal experience, and your own mileage may vary, of course. I hope you enjoy your time here.

Once this piece has been learnt, it can be used to focus upon R. If it is something that you have never done before, it won’t start out easy! This is because pieces of this kind usually isolate a particular aspect of technique, allowing you to focus upon it.

I can play all 10 of the first set after starting CG a year and a half or so ago. Post as a guest Name. Again, this “maximises” practice time and effort, by applying most effort to passages of the music which are difficult, rather than always playing from beginning-to-end. VII made me learn how to count very, very carefully!

Any other recording recommendations? This is what the piece reduces to, if you take out the arpeggiation and just consider the chord changes in fact, only the filled notes need to be fretted, the others are open strings: The Estudios Sencillos by Leo Brouwer: Email Required, but never shown. Music is a big continent with different landscapes and corners.


The Estudios Sencillos by Leo Brouwer: How simple are they? – Classical Guitar

This then allowed me to focus upon the actual purpose of the piece: For example, they also deal with: And this is just one point. Last edited by rojarosguitar on Mon Nov 29, Description “The Leo Brouwer Etudes have become a standard part of the classical guitarist’s repertoire. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that estudiow have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

But how easy they would be for someone else would depend on what sorts of things are easy for them. Perhaps they might have been interested in inspiring a higher degree of commitment from a student who may realize that “these pieces must be easy brrouwer somebody, so I’d better get busy!

He asked me to do some sort of rhythm swing to detach it from bass, in a way accompaniment becomes interesting and you don’t need just to play it in a quiet way. Low prices Worldwide shipping Knowledgeable staff Satisfaction guarantee Fully secure https. Was this review helpful?