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Costas told me in a masterclass that the melody is actually Homeric in origin—that is very ancient indeed! Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts? Yika koto music on guitar.

Always liked the piece. He uses the melody that first appeared in his very early “Tres Apuntes” and there called “Bulgarian.

Hika ‘In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu’

brouwr Glad you may stick around longer—this forum benefits from the likes of you! I will report back when I have started learning the piece.

What would we do without all your reports on the Brouwer festivals and other helpful posts? Also check out Shin-Ichi Fukuda’s recording if you can get your hands on it, which I consider to be the best version. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Classical Guitar Brojwer to content.


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. The basic thing about playing the guitar is the pleasure you get from it.

I played a lot of Brouwer the last few years, somehow his music fits my way of playing. I don’t have the score in front of me right now, but can revert with more detail later if needed.

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

It is nonetheless perfectly suited to this piece brouwet Takemitsu. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker broouwer our website.


Any thoughts of the Delcamp community on this piece?

Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. I particularly endorse David Belcher’s point about the transitions.

There’s nothing wrong with pleasure is there?

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Reedition Domingo Esteso by Conde Hermanos ; Kenny Hill, model Barcelona “While you try to master classical guitar, prepare for a slave’s life: Board index All times are UTC. 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 them accordingly – and I feel that the composition has been “encoded” with interpretative clues for this to happen. It’s full of contrasts: