Os Cinco Prelúdios para violão de Heitor Villa-Lobos e a transcrição para piano de José Vieira Brandão: uma análise comparativa

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Daniel Wolff & Olinda Allessandrini, "Os Cinco Prelúdios para violão de Heitor Villa-Lobos e a transcrição para piano de José Vieira Brandão: uma análise comparativa," Per Musi, Belo Horizonte, n.16, 2007, p. 54-66

The Five Preludes for guitar by Heitor Villa-Lobos and José Vieira Brandão’s piano transcription:  comparative analysis

Abstract: The present article discusses the piano transcription of Heitor Villa-Lobos’s Five Preludes for guitar. The author of the transcriptions, José Vieira Brandão, pupil and collaborator of Villa-Lobos, had the composer’s approval for publishing the piano version. Upon presenting the preludes in the context of Villa-Lobos’s guitar works and establishing the historical background of the transcriptions, the discussion focuses on the problem of adapting for the piano the idiomatic guitar writing of the original score.

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