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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What would we do without all your reports on the Brouwer festivals and other helpful posts? Glad you may stick around longer—this forum benefits from the likes of you!

Board index All times are UTC. Costas told me in a masterclass that the melody is actually Homeric in origin—that is very ancient indeed!

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Hika – Leo Brouwer (in Memoriam Toru Takemitsu)

Also check out Shin-Ichi Fukuda’s recording if you can get your hands on it, which I consider to be the best version. It’s full of contrasts: The basic thing about playing the guitar is the pleasure you get from it.


Any thoughts of the Delcamp community on this piece? He uses the melody that first appeared in his very early “Tres Apuntes” and there called “Bulgarian. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website.

Leo Brouwer – Hika ‘In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu’ – Classical Archives

I particularly endorse David Belcher’s point about the transitions. Classical Guitar Skip to content. Reedition Domingo Esteso by Conde Hermanos ; Kenny Hill, model Barcelona “While you try to master classical guitar, prepare for a slave’s life: 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.

Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts? Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to hikka visitors.

I played a lot of Brouwer the last few years, somehow his music fits my way of playing. I will report back when I have started hi,a the piece.


Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts? – Classical Guitar

It is nonetheless perfectly suited to this piece after Takemitsu. Always liked the piece. Japanese koto music on guitar.

I don’t know his sources and have not studied this myself, so I’d be interested to hear about it too! I don’t have the score in front of me right now, but can revert with more detail later if needed. This is brouqer 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. There’s nothing wrong with pleasure is there?

While there is an overarching “lament” feel running throughout, it may help to pick up the sections within brouwsr 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.