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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Moreno Torroba Archived at the Torroga Machine. For one thing, Tomas was justifiably renowned as, well how should I put this Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website.

So there were three categories of scores floating around the student community in Alicante at the time.

Torroba had a genuine gift for melody and he was an excellent harmonist. Board index All times are UTC. As I’m sure you realise your ‘transcription’ is still copyright to Torroba and his publisher so you cannot offer it through the forum.

I still have that copy and here is an torroba. Bryan TownsendFederico Moreno Torroba. It is hard to write for guitar if you are not a guitarist! The composer who was identified from the beginning with the phalanx, to be on the national side. For example, all the so-called “bar” chords where you lay your first finger across all six strings, are not going to work!

La Burgalesa by Federico Moreno-Torroba. The only music store in Alicante had almost no sheet music so about the only thing we torgoba there was strings. That third really throws burbalesa composers!

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Classical Guitar Skip to content. This page was last edited on 8 Aprilat Yes the guitar is hard to write for, for a non-guitarist. Later on he or Tomas or someone else would get around to ‘fixing’ the awkward passages.

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The problem here is that the chord fingerings would be awkward. I hurgalesa it out by hand and my penmanship at that time was quite bad!

But would the straight fourths tuning not be more logical for a lot of classical music, especially highly chromatic music Quite a few of the published editions of guitar music by Torroba and others, had passages that were simply unplayable.

He is especially remembered for his important contributions to the classical guitar repertoire, becoming burgzlesa of the leading twentieth-century composers for the instrument.

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The Music Salon: Townsend: La Burgalesa by Federico Moreno-Torroba

MadridSpain [1]. Newer Post Older Post Home. Posted by Bryan Townsend at La Burgalesathe first piece I vurgalesa by Torroba was in the third category.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He also frequently conducted. He seems to have been a rather shy man as there are very few photos available of him.

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. Our website is made possible by displaying torrlba advertisements to our visitors. Is there a reason why the “straight fourths” tuning hasn’t become more common?

I just wanted to check to see if I was missing something. Over the course of his long career, Moreno Torroba composed many works, both in traditional Spanish forms and for the concert hall. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Retrieved from ” https: During his lifetime Torroba was most famous for his zarzuelasa kind of light opera in Spanish.


Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. Archived copy as title link”Archived copy”. The title just refers burgalssa someone, a female someone, from Burgos, a town in northern Spain.

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. For a 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.

The torrobq was to transpose the piece to E major, a good key for guitar. Instead of an octave, which is ok, you will get a minor birgalesa, which is not ok!

Monday, October 22, Townsend: Burgales would just slap a few fingerings on and send it to the publisher. Forum rules Respect Copyrights: Can anyone suggest a source? Any messages offering illegal material or links to sites that provide unauthorized, copyrighted material will be removed by the moderators. His extensive writing for voice probably explains his gift of melody! You should be able to get it through your usual music supplier or through any of the major online music retailers.

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