Favorite Classical Pieces in 6/8?

A "classroom" environment for exchanging Technical Questions & Answers, How-To's, music theory concepts, etc.
twistedblues
Posts: 192
Joined: Sun Feb 05, 2017 7:48 pm

Favorite Classical Pieces in 6/8?

Post by twistedblues » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:46 am

Anyone have some favorites? in 6/8?

Kurt Penner
Posts: 93
Joined: Mon Nov 28, 2016 4:27 am

Re: Favorite Classical Pieces in 6/8?

Post by Kurt Penner » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:53 pm

Rodrigo's Zapateado. Learning it now. Very challenging. Grade 10 in the Canadian RCM school. Had to work out every bit of RH fingering to make it work.

KP

User avatar
Alain Cloutier
Posts: 469
Joined: Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:42 pm
Location: Puvirnituq Canada

Re: Favorite Classical Pieces in 6/8?

Post by Alain Cloutier » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:59 pm

Baroque lute Gigues, espacially the ones written by bach and Weiss.

coot
Posts: 163
Joined: Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:51 am
Location: midlands, england

Re: Favorite Classical Pieces in 6/8?

Post by coot » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:20 pm

Gaspar Sanz' Canarios would be one. And almost anything by Antonio Lauro!
I'm currently rehearsing with a string quartet for a performance of Carlos Guastavino's Jeromita Linares, which is very lovely indeed. The slow central section is in 2/4, but the outer sections are 6/8 with lots of very latin syncopations, which confuse the poor quartet players who aren't used to that sort of thing. You'll find plenty of recordings on you tube, my favourite has Victor Villandangos on guitar.

Nick

Annette
Posts: 49
Joined: Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:18 pm
Location: Southern Germany

Re: Favorite Classical Pieces in 6/8?

Post by Annette » Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:00 pm

Niccolo Paganini, Romance in A Minor from Grand Sonata for Guitar and Violin!

I'm just practising this piece in a wonderful version for solo guitar, edited by Karl Scheit.
It's an ABA'-form (Piú tosto largo. Amorosamente), very nice and romantic chords, beautiful melodies, arpeggios, scales and octaves.

My teacher said, when he gave me the piece: "Technically not too difficult, but challenging to play it really beautiful"....

Yours Annette

RectifiedGTRz
Posts: 36
Joined: Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:18 am

Re: Favorite Classical Pieces in 6/8?

Post by RectifiedGTRz » Sat Apr 08, 2017 12:22 am

Alcazar De Segovia and Manzanares del Real from Torroba's Castles of Spain; The last movement "Muneira" from Mompou's Suite Compostelana all come to my mind as some of my favorites.
1991 Michael Thames Cedar #134
2012 Ramirez 4NE Cedar
2016 Cordoba Hauser (Master Series) #467

Return to “Classical Guitar Classes”