The Evolution of the Left-Hand Range in the Guitar Technique
Keywords:Guitar, Technique, Left Hand, Range, Evolution
AbstractThis paper examines and acknowledges the evolution of the left-hand range and the demands in the classical guitar technique since the 19th Century. In that regard, after presenting the problems which surround the main subject of investigation, special attention will be given to the section dedicated to the guitar in the Grand traité instrumentation et orchestration modernes by Hector Berlioz (1844), the development of the guitar music after 1850, as well as the 20th Century and the contemporary music heritage of this instrument. The next stage of the evolution of the use of the left-hand range in guitar technique will be discussed and options presented.
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