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Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts?

Leo Brouwer – Hika ‘In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu’ – Classical Archives

While there is an overarching “lament” feel running throughout, it may help to pick up the sections within the piece as separate “episodes of lament” and contrast hkia accordingly – and I feel that the composition has been “encoded” with interpretative clues for this to happen. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website.

There’s nothing wrong with hikw is there? It is nonetheless perfectly suited to this piece after Takemitsu.

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. I will report back when I have started learning the piece.


Always liked the piece. Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp.

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I particularly endorse David Belcher’s point about the transitions. The basic thing about playing the guitar is the pleasure you get from it. Any thoughts of the Delcamp community brouwet this piece? Board index All times are UTC.

What would we do without all your brouwet on the Brouwer festivals and other helpful posts? He uses the melody that first appeared in his very early “Tres Apuntes” and there called “Bulgarian.

Hila koto music on guitar. This is a challenging piece, not necessarily because of the quick passages many of these are aided by the scordaturabut because of the difficulty of maintaining the appropriate feel throughout the various transitions.

Also check out Shin-Ichi Fukuda’s recording if you can get your hands on it, which I consider to be the best version. I played a lot of Brouwer the last few years, somehow his music fits my way of playing.


Hika ‘In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu’

Glad you may stick around longer—this forum benefits from the likes of you! Costas told me in a masterclass that the melody is actually Homeric in origin—that is very ancient indeed! It’s full of contrasts: Classical Guitar Skip to content. I don’t have the score in front of me right now, but can revert with more detail later if needed.

Reedition Domingo Esteso by Conde Hermanos ; Kenny Hill, model Barcelona “While you try to master classical guitar, prepare for a slave’s life: Another important thing to consider is that “Hika” is a lament in Japanese musical tradition from what I understand and so this piece in memory of Brouwer’s good friend, Toru Takemitsu, is really a sort of mournful elegy in his memory.

I don’t know his sources and have not studied this myself, so I’d be interested to hear about it too!