15. Stylistic-Interpretative Analysis of the Creation for Guitar Solo by Heitor Villa Lobos (Preludes no. 1-4)

Daniel Dragomirescu
2020 Review of Artistic Education  
AbstractAlong with the structural analysis of the preludes, an interpretive analysis is extremely necessary for a practitioner of this instrument. Carlos Bonell, in an article in the specialized magazine "Guitar" (vol.11 of April 9, published in 1983), states that when the music of Villa-Lobos guitar parts becomes familiar to our ears, it is difficult let us imagine how they were in their "raw" state, in other words, how they were conceived in the composer's imagination. But our duty as
more » ... our duty as performers is to try to give this music its freshness and spontaneity, instead of imitating famous recordings or interpretations, which can only lead us to an outdated and at the same time lacking originality.
doi:10.2478/rae-2020-0015 fatcat:dj3i6ukkmff25oxbm373r4rcjy