Does anyone here have any experience with this transcription? My main concern is that most of the variations would be impossible to execute. Johann Sebastian BACH () The Goldberg Variations BWV , Clavierübung IV (). Transcription for guitar and played: Jozsef Eotvos. Goldberg Variations. Main Performer or Conductor: Jozsef Eötvös. Instrumentation: Guitar. Individual Works: Goldberg Variations BWV

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Board index All times are UTC. By no means am I belittling Eotvos’ dedication and skills – he did a wonderful job on the GV, but 6 strings cannot bring out all the beauty in the GV. This page was last edited on 25 Novemberat He has made radio and television recordings both in his home land and abroad. Retrieved 17 January Gazzetta di Parma in Italian. Maybe I was too hard on him. I have it–most of it is absurdly difficult!

The main reason though is not just the difficulty – it just does not work sound good on the guitar IMHO. How do you like his transcription of the Lute Suites? Eotvos recently recorded Bach’s The Art of the Fugue and also double-tracked two 8-string guitars. When one hears Jozsef Eotvos perform, one is immediately taken not just by his flawless technique, but by his sensitive interpretations.

He uses F tuning for two of the Suites as alternate editions. Some of Stingl’s arrangements and original works have been made available for free downloading by his son a search on the name should bring up the link.

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The Variations have separate track numbers on the cd which is a variationns bonus. Nevertheless, some variations are in fact very nice at slower speed, for example variation He has been a teacher at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest since and he was the first in Hungary to establish a guitar faculty at a university music academy level. Please help by adding reliable sources.

The only tragedy is that this cd desperately needs world-wide distribution! At that time I had been listening to Glen Gould’s piano recording, and I became convinced that this work would sound well on the guitar This cd is a stunning accomplishment and I enthusiastically recommend it.

This section is read-only. On the eotvoss hand, by not being able goldbfrg race through some of the variations, where sometimes the notes are a blur, one can actually hear the music.

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This arrangement is regarded by critics as the arrangement glldberg the century. His debut work was no less than an adaptation of J. Classical Guitar Skip to content. Forum rules Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason.

The Lute Suites, Violin Sonatas, etc pale in comparison. In his concerts, besides his own masterpieces and arrangements, the popularization of 20 th century and contemporary Hungarian music plays an important role. I agree on the difficulty level, which is way eovtos my ability.


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That Jozsef Eotvos has succeeded in this is no minor accomplishment, indeed I would go so far as to say that this is the greatest solo transcription for the solo classical guitar since the Chaconne, and the guitar now has another major work added to its rather meager repertoire of works by major composers. Main Performer or Conductor: It really isn’t a guitar piece. Thanks to him, an old dream of Hungarian guitarists came true when he established guitar classes at university level in If compared with the piano recordings From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The answer is an enthusiastic “yes! In he was given the Artisjus Prize for the introduction and popularization of contemporary Hungarian musical pieces and he was awarded with the Franz Liszt Prize in in recognition of his work.

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Between and he became known for winning several international competitions. Excellent I was so wonderfully surprised when I heard this recording. Views Read Edit View history.

I should look into it soon. A transcription should create a true work for the guitar and not merely an imitation of the original. Not much need to worry about the novelty of playing it on guitar anyway; the original piece is marked “for a clavier with 2 manuals,” yet the Goldbergs have largely been popularized by pianists.

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