Etude No. 6

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Modern period

Skill level: Advanced

Time signature: 2/2, Andantino

Suggested tempo: = 50 - 60 bpm

Key: C

Positions I - IX

3 voices: melody, bass, and accompaniment with moderately complex voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 3 min

This etude works on bring out bass and treble melodies with an ostinato accompaniment; There is a manuscript version (available on IMSLP) of Villa-Lobos' 12 Etudes that have some slight modifications.

Chord Transitioning
Finger Independence
Right Hand Arpeggios
Left Hand Arpeggios
Bass Stopping
Extended Techniques

Sheet music

IMSLP Manuscript Amazon

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