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I would take extra care in analysing and understanding brouwrr rhythmic-cells, displaced accents and syncopation. I’m working on Elogio de la Danza by Leo Brouwer. His e,ogio career can be broken down into three periods: This paper includes a brief biography of the composer and explores the transition of his compositional style from the early to middle periods through analysis of his Elogio de la danza, a work that features characteristics of both periods.

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The first is marked Lento, while the second, an homage to the famous Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev, carries the designation Ostinato. Damza influences of this phase are such figures of the avant-garde as Hans Werner Henze and Karlheinz Stockhausen. It’s not serialist but I get what your saying with cell figures and the ballet Russe.

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Extremes in both timbre brouer dynamics are exemplary of his later vrouwer in that they are both structural components of the piece. Due to staring school again and getting adjusted I have been MIA.


JavaScript is disabled for your browser. And although I haven’t had an official lesson on this piece yet I really want to go in knowing a bit about it. Board index All times are UTC. In any case I’ll have my first lesson on it this Thursday! Here, the music is livelier in its driving rhythms and features tapping effects that provide percussive color and invoke images of flamenco feet slapping the floor.

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Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Other works of this phase include- Canticum ,La espiral eterna ,Parabola and Tarantos -which represents a nexus of two very different musical traditions that of the spanish flamenco tarantos and the formal innovation lep Karlheinz Stockhausen known a “moment-form”-and Music with Orchestra Concerto 1 Genre Chamber Music Classical.

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It is cast in two movements, each having a duration of about three minutes. The musical elements that are most closely examined are rhythm, harmony, timbre, and dynamics. Classical Guitar Skip to content. Leo Brouwer is a Cuban-born composer who is primarily known for his works for the guitar. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Does anyone know of any articles written regarding the piece.

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This “Exploratory phase” is defined eanza its steadily increasing harmonic vocabulary. Or if you’ve played the piece and have some pearls of wisdom do tell! Cuban composer Leo Brouwer has written a substantial body of work for the guitar throughout his career. I’m just starting to analyze it and I haven’t cracked it yet, and that means I’m just playing notes, not cool, Dsnza see tons of dynamics which I adhere to, I need to know what makes this thing gel together.

The Music of Leo Brouwer. While there are Cuban and even Spanish national elements surfacing in the notes, Brouwer steers clear of obvious folk influences, tempering his music danzq a cosmopolitan and quite serious manner. This section ends with the music fading into a grayish mist, ranza ensuing movement proceeding without pause.

A study of these composers and their works will support your overall understanding and the nature of Brouwer’s compositional approach. Introspection Late Night Partying. Some features of this site may not work without it. Jazz Latin New Age. Forum rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Elogia de la Danza uses the rhythmic-cell technique of the “Ballets russes” as Brouwer terms them of Igor Stravinsky.

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