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 also ran his own zarzuela company, which toured extensively, especially in Latin America. Archived copy as title link”Archived copy”. I still have that copy and here is an excerpt:.

The problem here is that the chord fingerings would be awkward. That third really throws most composers! This page was last edited on 8 Aprilat He is especially remembered for his important forroba to the classical guitar repertoire, becoming one of the leading twentieth-century composers for the instrument.

Retrieved from ” https: But would the straight fourths tuning not be more logical for a lot of classical music, especially highly chromatic music The composer who was identified from the beginning with the phalanx, to be torrobaa the national side. You should be able to get it through your usual music supplier or through any of the major online music retailers.

Torroba had a genuine gift for melody and he was an excellent harmonist. Monday, October 22, Townsend: 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. He achieved his greatest success in the s with the zarzuelas Luisa Fernanda and La Chulapona He is often associated with the zarzuelaa traditional Spanish musical form.


The F major version is playable, though the resonance is different and some bass notes can’t be held as long. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I copied it out by hand and my penmanship at that time was quite bad! Over the course of his long career, Moreno Torroba composed many works, both in traditional Spanish forms and for the concert hall. Directing several opera companies, Moreno Torroba helped introduce the zarzuela to international audiences. La Burgalesa by Federico Moreno-Torroba.

Moreno Torroba Archived at the Wayback Machine. When the photocopies had gone through several generations of copying they turned into an unreadable grey on grey so the score had to be recopied by hand.

Tordoba TownsendFederico Moreno Torroba. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Later on he or Tomas or someone else would get around to ‘fixing’ the awkward passages. Photocopies of handwritten scores with fingerings and corrections incorporated.

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He seems to have been a rather shy man as there are very few photos available of him. For example, all the so-called “bar” chords where you lay your first finger across all six strings, are not going to work! Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. Is there a reason why the “straight fourths” tuning hasn’t become more common?

Segovia would just slap a few fingerings on and send it to the publisher. For one thing, Tomas was justifiably renowned as, well how should I put this He also frequently conducted. MadridSpain [1]. Can buurgalesa suggest a source? I just wanted to check to see if I was missing something.

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As I’m sure you realise your ‘transcription’ is still copyright to Torroba and his publisher so you cannot offer it through the forum. Torrova Guitar Skip to content. Archived from the original on 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! La Burgalesathe first piece I learned by Torroba was in the third category.

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I seem to recall with those, that Segovia’s published toroba are in the key Ponce wrote but fingered for the key Segovia played them in. The only music store in Alicante had almost no sheet music so about the only thing we bought there was strings.

Federico Moreno Torroba

Published scores on which fingerings and ‘corrections’ had been written in pencil always in pencil! The company toured Latin America for two years, becoming particularly popular in Mexico.

His extensive writing for voice probably explains his gift of melody!