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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That third really throws most composers! Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. The burfalesa just refers to someone, a female someone, from Burgos, a town in northern Spain. 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!

It is hard to write for guitar if you are not a guitarist! This page was last edited on 8 Aprilat For a long time I rather avoided his music because it seemed too facile to me but more and more I have come torroba love its charm and grace.

Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Is there a reason why the burgxlesa fourths” tuning hasn’t become more common? MadridSpain [1]. Moreno Torroba Archived at the Wayback Machine.

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Burgalesa [Moreno Torroba] – Classical Guitar

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Torrobq. He is often associated with the zarzuelaa traditional Spanish musical form. Quite a few of the published editions of guitar music by Torroba and others, had passages that were simply unplayable. Instead of an octave, which is ok, you will get a minor ninth, which is not ok! For one thing, Tomas was justifiably renowned as, well how should I put this Published scores on which fingerings and ‘corrections’ had been written in pencil always in pencil!

I seem to recall with those, that Segovia’s published editions are in the key Ponce wrote but fingered for the key Segovia played them in. Can anyone suggest a source?

He seems to have been a rather shy man as there are very few photos available of him. Later on he or Tomas or someone else would get around to ‘fixing’ the awkward passages. I just wanted to check to see if I was missing something.

La Burgalesathe tofroba piece I learned by Torroba was in the third category. He also frequently conducted. Moreno Torroba also ran his own zarzuela company, which toured extensively, especially in Latin America.

Federico Moreno Torroba

La Burgalesa by Federico Moreno-Torroba. All the five and six string instruments I know of, like the vihuela, lute, guitar, even the viola da gamba, use fourths with a third in the middle somewhere. 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. Archived from the original on Board index All times burgalsa UTC.


The F major version is playable, though the resonance is different and some bass notes can’t be held as long. So there were three categories of scores floating around the student community in Alicante at the time.

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He achieved his greatest burfalesa in the s with the zarzuelas Luisa Fernanda and La Chulapona As I’m sure you realise your ‘transcription’ is still copyright to Torroba and his publisher so you cannot offer it through the forum.

The composer who was identified from torrobaa beginning with the phalanx, to be on the national side. Archived copy as title link”Archived copy”. During his lifetime Torroba was most famous for his zarzuelasa kind of light opera in Spanish.