Federico Moreno Torroba ( – ) is one of the finest composers to write for guitar in the 20th century. He was one of the first that Segovia. Federico Moreno Torroba (3 March – 12 September ) was a Spanish composer, Preludio (); Burgalesa (); Piezas características (). Moreno-Torroba, Federico Burgalesa | Buying sheet music and downloads from Schott Music.

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Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. Instead of an octave, which is ok, you will get a minor ninth, which is not ok! I’ve just been asked to write a piece for harp and guitar and I’m sure the harp part is going to give me lots of headaches!

Over the course of his long career, Moreno Torroba composed many works, both in traditional Spanish forms and for the concert hall. La Burgalesa by Federico Moreno-Torroba. Forum rules Respect Copyrights: Board index All times are UTC.

Federico Moreno Torroba

Published scores on which fingerings and ‘corrections’ had been written in pencil always in pencil! All the five and six string instruments I know of, like the vihuela, lute, guitar, even the viola da gamba, use fourths with a third in the middle somewhere.

His zarzuela, Luisa Fernandahas proved to be enduringly popular. Moreno Torroba Archived at the Wayback Machine. Torrlba third really throws most composers!


I still have that copy and here is an excerpt:. His fingerings of the repertoire were respected as being the best. So there were three categories of scores floating around the student community in Alicante at the time. He achieved his greatest success in the s with the zarzuelas Luisa Fernanda and La Chulapona The company toured Latin America for two years, becoming particularly popular in Mexico.

A new student like myself was counseled to seek out more senior students for their copies of standard pieces with the correct revisions and fingerings. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: He seems to have been a rather shy man as there are very few photos available of him.

Burgalesa (F.M. Torroba) question on the fingering – Page 3 – Classical Guitar

But we students had specialized needs. I seem to recall with those, that Segovia’s published editions are in the key Ponce wrote but fingered for the key Segovia played them in.

The problem here is that the chord fingerings would be awkward. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Classical Guitar Skip to content. He is especially remembered for his important contributions to the classical guitar repertoire, becoming one of the leading twentieth-century composers for the instrument.

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Monday, October 22, Townsend: Quite a few of the published editions of guitar music by Torroba and others, had passages that were simply unplayable. During his lifetime Torroba was most famous for his zarzuelasa kind of light opera in Spanish. Any messages offering illegal material or links to sites that provide unauthorized, copyrighted material will be removed by the moderators. It is hard to write for guitar if you are not a guitarist!


Photocopies of handwritten scores with fingerings and corrections incorporated. I have read that piece is tough to finger.

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Federico Moreno Torroba – is one of the finest composers to write for guitar in the 20th century. This page was last edited on 8 Aprilat Moreno Torroba also ran his own zarzuela company, which toured extensively, especially in Latin America. Archived copy as title link”Archived copy”.

But would the straight fourths tuning not be more logical for a lot of classical music, especially highly chromatic music As I’m sure you realise your ‘transcription’ is still copyright to Torroba and his publisher so you cannot offer it through the forum. For buraglesa long time I rather avoided his music because it seemed too facile to me but more and more I have come to love its charm and grace.

He also frequently conducted.