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Adrian Allan
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Question about Sevilla

Postby Adrian Allan » Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:50 am

Why is the passage before the slower middle section played tambora?

There is nothing on the piano original to indicate anything comparable to this guitar technique, only a run of G bass notes with the same sixteenth note rhythm.

So I presume I can reject the tambora effect (for reasons of authenticity to the piano score) and use the open G fifth string instead?

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Re: Question about Sevilla

Postby Gary Macleod » Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:00 am

It's a transcription, do want you think is most appropriate and make it your own.

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Re: Question about Sevilla

Postby Adrian Allan » Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:06 am

Do you play it tambora, Gary?

I suppose that people have just carried on the tradition from Llobet, who did the first transciption and most people do not bother to look at the piano score.

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Re: Question about Sevilla

Postby Gary Macleod » Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:24 am

No, not at all, i play repeated open G s like you. I use the Barrueco transcription mixed with some Williams.

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Re: Question about Sevilla

Postby Daniele Magli » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:48 am

Maybe you talk about the Tarrega's version ?

I personally like the tambora although I have a little personalized it.



Anyway, in my opinion some effects was very specials until the early 1900s
but i think now we can feel free to change these trascriptions. if we don't like it.

except you want to make a philological study as

Granados as palyed by Llobet
Albeniz as played by Tarrega...

or

Albeniz as played by Segovia
or Tarrega as played by Narciso Yepes

why not ?

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Re: Question about Sevilla

Postby Adrian Allan » Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:01 am

Daniele Magli wrote:Maybe you talk about the Tarrega's version ?

I personally like the tambora although I have a little personalized it.



Anyway, in my opinion some effects was very specials until the early 1900s
but i think now we can feel free to change these trascriptions. if we don't like it.

except you want to make a philological study as

Granados as palyed by Llobet
Albeniz as played by Tarrega...

or

Albeniz as played by Segovia
or Tarrega as played by Narciso Yepes

why not ?



So long as it does not differ too much from the score, and captures the mood of the music - then of course "why not?"

What makes me laugh a bit is the number of people who claim to have "arranged" the piece and then by coincidence it is almost identical to the version published by Llobet (or was it Tarrega?), but only a few notes different.

It would be more honest to say "adapted by X, based on the arrangement by Llobet".

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Re: Question about Sevilla

Postby Daniele Magli » Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:58 pm

Adrian Allan wrote:

So long as it does not differ too much from the score, and captures the mood of the music - then of course "why not?"

What makes me laugh a bit is the number of people who claim to have "arranged" the piece and then by coincidence it is almost identical to the version published by Llobet (or was it Tarrega?), but only a few notes different.

It would be more honest to say "adapted by X, based on the arrangement by Llobet".



eheh yes , some years ago i did the same in my video interpretations
but just because I was afraid about some video copyright rules from youtube.

( Then I discovered that it is free from copyright )

if you want to watch my video it is good enough...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE2uQeZOQvA

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Re: Question about Sevilla

Postby Adrian Allan » Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:06 am

Daniele Magli wrote:
Adrian Allan wrote:

So long as it does not differ too much from the score, and captures the mood of the music - then of course "why not?"

What makes me laugh a bit is the number of people who claim to have "arranged" the piece and then by coincidence it is almost identical to the version published by Llobet (or was it Tarrega?), but only a few notes different.

It would be more honest to say "adapted by X, based on the arrangement by Llobet".



eheh yes , some years ago i did the same in my video interpretations
but just because I was afraid about some video copyright rules from youtube.

( Then I discovered that it is free from copyright )

if you want to watch my video it is good enough...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE2uQeZOQvA


Nice playing, well done


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