Giulio Regondi was a principal figure in the history of the guitar in the Romantic period. Op. 23, guitar; Romanza, voice & guitar; 10 Studies, guitar; Ten Etudes. Giulio Regondi ( – 6 May ) was a Swiss-born classical guitarist, concertinist and His works for solo guitar comprise a set of etudes, variations on a theme by Bellini and five larger works. Regondi died in London. 1: Ten Etudes • Introduction And Caprice first pressing or reissue. Complete your Giulio Regondi, John Holmquist collection. Shop Vinyl and CDs.


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The story of how they came to our attention was described in detail in my articles on their provenance giulio regondi etudes the first edition, edited by John Holmquist, and in the Critical edition edited by myself. Since then, a couple of heretofore unknown manuscripts of these Etudes were discovered, the most remarkable of these was a manuscript of the first eight Etudes, copied by J.

Etude No.4 (Regondi, Giulio)

Hudleston inpresumably dedicated to Hudleston by Regondi, presented as giulio regondi etudes gift to Madame Sidney Pratten, and eventually acquired by the late Giulio regondi etudes Scheit.

That manuscript was found in his nachlass by Dr. The other manuscript, this time of the complete set of Ten Etudes, was found by Angelo Gilardino, at the time the director the Segovia Foundation, in the Segovia Archives in Linares.


That manuscript was presented to Segovia as a souvenir of his visit to Leningrad inby giulio regondi etudes secretary of the Leningrad Guitar Society, Dr.

With urging from his father, he became a skilled performer on this instrument also.

Giulio Regondi

From then on he often presented himself in public both as guitarist and concertina performer. In the years Regondi toured in Europe, in duo with the cellist Joseph Ledel.

He was first in Vienna, doing a series of ten concerts, and subsequently performed in Munich, Giulio regondi etudes and Darmstadt.

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In February he was in Prague. Then he visited Leipzig, where he performed in a charity concert organized by Clara Schumann to establish a pension fund for the city's orchestra members.

Returning to London, he continued his concert activity in duo with the pianist Dulken, from onwards. In Giulio regondi etudes he held a solo concert in Dresden, and in November he performed in Liverpool.

Giulio Regondi: Ten Etudes for Guitar

It seems certain that from on Regondi abandoned the guitar to devote giulio regondi etudes to the concertina, for which he also published some works. His concert activity continued until in London; after this period he retired to private life.

He died in London on 6 May, A musician devoted to concertizing, he was only giulio regondi etudes occasional composer for the guitar. Giulio Regondi was the dedicatee of the Fantasia Op.

Giulio Regondi, Ten Etudes for guitar (Critical Edition)

Klinger manuscript Modern Reviews "Not to be confused with the first edition giulio regondi etudes, these pieces exist as a result giulio regondi etudes years of painstaking work by the editor.

The first edition was based on xerox copies of the manuscript which is now owned by the editor. This has resulted in an incredible amount of detective work on the layers of ink and pen cil to reveal more accurately what was actually set down and now a balanced version has been produced.


Some of the changes, for example, refer to voice-stemming, others to finger selection, others to rests and accidentals and so on. Sufficient to giulio regondi etudes that the serious Regondi player will want to compare this immediately with what is already available.

These wonderful works now have a new lease of life, the remarkable Etude 2 with the wealth of modulations, the poignant Etude 4 and the rippling Etude 8. Giulio regondi etudes are tremendous studies and all work so well in a concert situation.


They place the composer so high on the list of the best writers for the guitar, not to mention his position in giulio regondi etudes general music scene at the time.

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