Strings By Mail Leo Brouwer | Etudes Simples (Estudios Sencillos) Volume 1 – The Leo Brouwer Etudes have become a standard part of the classical guitarist’s . Strings By Mail Leo Brouwer | Etudes Simples (Estudios Sencillos) Volume 4 – The Leo Brouwer Etudes have become a standard part of the classical guitarist’s . Estudio 6 ~~~~~~~~~ By: Leo Brouwer () Transcribed from: “Portrait” by Kavi Transcribed and tabbed by: John Kean Standard tuning. 6/4 time, changing to.

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Perhaps they might have been interested in inspiring a higher degree of commitment from a student who may realize that “these pieces must be easy for somebody, so I’d better get busy!

If thumb sound is still weak at this point, he may spend a lot of time just working on thumb sound, teaching ways to shape the nail, to attack the string and so on.

Board index All times are UTC. My current teacher uses them as a second stage of development, when working deeper on the color and dynamics variation, and estusios control. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. We value your input. I think you may have overused the word ‘excellent’ in the first few paragraphs. You May Also Like. How simple are they?

He also recquires that every dynamic indication should be beouwer carefully. I know they are mostly pedagogical compositions, meant to practice on a tecnique, but I never really played a piece like this – I’m still learning, for now I’m still using tabs and chords notations.

Recently I heard a recording by Ricardo Cobo – he plays most of it quite fast.


Leo Brouwer | Etudes Simples (Estudios Sencillos) Volume 1

A new student normally beigns with Carcassi Op60 or maybe some Sor studies, to review basic technique and sound production.

You are connected as Connect with: Thank you for posting a question! Now for the real question: This may sound counter-intuitive, but bear with me For example, they also deal with: VII made me learn how to count very, very carefully! Tanenbaum’s recording is part of an excellent two CD set that also includes the Caracssi Op 60 studies and the 20 Sor studies selected selected by Segovia. Your review was sent successfully and is now waiting for our staff to publish it.

It took me a couple months of practice, recording myself, playing accompaniment alone and than trying to put it together with the bass, to reach my teacher’s recquirement.

Email Required, but never shown. Then he goes to Brouwer studies. Sign up using Facebook. For instance, a guitar study may maintain a relatively constant right-hand picking pattern, allowing the player to focus upon this technique.

This lro then real study and not just playing I’ll take you through a good approach to studying this piece; it should serve as a good process for other studies, too.

Leo Brouwer | Etudes Simples (Estudios Sencillos) Volume 4

I began playing them about one year ago, and I’m planning to start on 6 to 10 real soon now. They are not so difficult to simply play the notes, but I think they are quite difficult to play well, with a good interpretation. It may take from 6 months to a year, or maybe more, according to player level. I recently started playing this study again, sencillox not played it for many years.

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Those things may take several months to develop. Although these ideas and this approach deal specifically with this single Brouwer study, I sencilkos this approach can work well for most studies although the specific way to “reduce” a piece will be different for different studies.


For example, Number 1 was very easy to me, and I could play it more brojwer less well during first sight-reading. Very often, extudios pieces in these collections would be very easy for a virtuoso or a professional player.

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This is because pieces of this kind usually isolate a particular aspect of technique, allowing you to focus upon it. I found it particularly useful to practise bars as a “mini-exercise” as this seemed to be the first passage with a difficult left-hand chord change, and so making it difficult to play across the bar line fluently. Your question will appear on the site once someone answers it.

The Estudios Sencillos by Leo Brouwer: How simple are they? – Classical Guitar

When the sun shines, bask. Just for the sake of comparison, I would say my current playing, after starting from zero 2 years and 8 months ago, is at the upper end of level 3 according to Mr Delcamp’s scheme, and at about level 3, too, according to ABRSM. Merely playing through such pieces will certainly improve technique, but extracting passages for broywer study, or devising small exercises based upon short passages, tailored to ones own technical needs and interests, will prove more fruitful.

I can play all 10 of the first set after starting CG a year and a half or so ago.