Read about Hika (In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu) by Leo Brouwer () Track No.9 Tom Ward Guitar Recital by Tom Ward and see the artwork, lyrics and. Hika, “In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu”: Hika. By Leo Brouwer, Graham Anthony Devine. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Hika, “In Memoriam Toru. I would’t know since I’d never heard Takemitsu’s Hika, in fact, I didn’t even know Subject: A Close Encounter with Leo Brouwer – GUITAR REVIEW Spring

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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: 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.

Glad you may stick around longer—this forum benefits from the likes of you! Also check out Shin-Ichi Fukuda’s recording if you can get your hands on it, which I consider to be the best version.


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Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. What would we do without all your reports on the Brouwer festivals and other helpful posts? I will report back when I have started learning the piece.

I played a lot of Brouwer the last few years, somehow his music nika my way of playing.

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Board index All times are UTC. Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts? Another important thing to consider lek 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 bbrouwer about playing the guitar is the pleasure you get from it. Costas told me in a masterclass that the melody is actually Homeric in origin—that is very ancient indeed!


btouwer I don’t know his sources and have not studied this myself, so I’d be interested to hear about it brouweg It is nonetheless perfectly suited to this piece after Takemitsu. I particularly endorse David Belcher’s point about the transitions. I don’t have the score in front of me right now, but hila revert with more detail later if needed.

He uses the melody that first appeared in his very early “Tres Apuntes” and there called “Bulgarian. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Any thoughts of the Delcamp community on this piece? 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.

Always liked the piece.