Etude No. 1

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Modern period

Skill level: Virtuosic
V

RCM level: 9


Time signature: 4/4, Animé

Suggested tempo: = 116 - 132 bpm

Key: Em

Positions I - XI

2 voices: complex arpeggio with simple voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 1 min


There is a manuscript version (available on IMSLP) of Villa-Lobos' 12 Etudes that have some slight modifications.

Shifting
Chord Transitioning
Right Hand Arpeggios
Slurs
Scales
Left Hand Arpeggios
Finger Independence
Bass Stopping
Tremolo
Harmonics
Extended Techniques

Sheet music

Manuscript IMSLP Amazon Amazon


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