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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Eotvos would not rest on those accolades though, he has just recently completed J.

Not much earlier the piece had been recorded on two to four guitars in D major by Kurt Rodarmer. Frankly, I think that it’s more than a “heroic effort”; it’s a damn fine interpretation. 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. Forum variationss classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp.

He won several international competitions between and eptvos Eoetvos’ performance notes, although brief, are very useful not just for the Goldbergs but for a lot of music transcribed goldbeerg keyboard to guitar. I haven’t done an exhaustive comparison, but I like Eotvos’ quite a bit, especially the way he notates the fugues in two staves so the fugue subjects are more visible.

Bach ‘s keyboard works.

Goldberg Variations BWV The inspiration to undertake the transcription is made clear in the Preface to the score published by Chanterelle: Every nuance, every detail is given the attention it deserves.


It won him critical acclaim and praise from all corners of the world. Thanks to him, eotvso old dream of Hungarian guitarists came true when he established guitar classes at university level in This section is read-only.

Between and eotvso became known for winning several international competitions. This cd is a stunning accomplishment and I enthusiastically recommend it. Chopin ‘s works in Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. You are missing a real opportunity here.

Since then, he has recorded the Art of the Fugue BWV for two eight-string guitars, in addition to transcribing many lute-works of J. Main Performer or Conductor: I would have never thought the Goldbergs would have worked on a 6 string guitar, but Eoetvos proved me wrong. He has been a teacher at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest since and eottvos was the first in Hungary to establish a guitar faculty at a university jozseff academy level.

I have it–most of it is absurdly difficult! I’d say that fugue is relatively easy compared to many of the variations. There’s no way to incorporate most of the notes and play them anywhere near a typical keyboardist’s speed either jozsec or piano. He is no mere technician; he’s an exceptional musician. Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason.

Jozsef Eotvos’ Goldberg Variations transcriptions – Classical Guitar

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. This task variationx considered impossible up until that point.


His college course book titled “Thoughts On J. These two works, along with J.

József Eötvös (musician)

The transcription is wonderfully true to the score; if there is anything left out I am not able to perceive it. He uses F tuning for two of the Suites as alternate editions. The Lute Suites, Violin Sonatas, etc pale in comparison. It even comes with bonus tracks and scores for playing a duet with him! Comments from Michael Stitt, Bach Plucked: I especially liked his advice on how to deal with losing notes that need to be sustained – I golberg myself applying it to several other pieces.

He is also an accomplished composer.

Joszef Eotvos (Guitar) – Short Biography

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 In his concerts, besides his own masterpieces and arrangements, the popularization of 20 th century and contemporary Hungarian music plays an important role. Bach ‘s lute works are among the goldnerg available. It is too well-kept a secret and I really wish some recording company would come along and snatch him up for a major distribution deal.