Etude No. 5

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Modern period

Skill level: Advanced
A

Time signature: 2/4, Poco allegro

Suggested tempo: = 68 - 72 bpm

Key: Em

Positions I - X

2 voices: block chords with simple voicing

Tuning: Standard

Approximate duration: 2 min


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

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

Sheet music

Amazon IMSLP Manuscript


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