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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. I particularly endorse David Belcher’s point about the transitions.

I don’t have the score in front of me right now, but can revert with more detail later if needed. Glad you may stick around longer—this forum benefits from the likes of you!

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I don’t know his sources and have not studied this myself, so I’d be interested to hear about it too! It is nonetheless perfectly suited to this piece after Takemitsu. There’s nothing wrong with pleasure is there? Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. 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.


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Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. Any thoughts of the Delcamp community on this piece? Japanese koto music on guitar.

Board index All times are UTC. Brouwer – Hika – your thoughts? He uses the melody that first appeared in his very early “Tres Apuntes” and there called “Bulgarian.

The basic thing about playing the guitar is the pleasure you get from it.

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

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 broueer mournful elegy in his memory. 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.


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

Always liked the piece. I will report back when I have started learning the piece. 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: What would we do without all your reports on the Brouwer festivals and other helpful posts? Costas told me in a masterclass that the melody is actually Homeric in origin—that is bruower ancient indeed! Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp.

It’s full of contrasts: