Nilrajas Of course somewhere there is probably some dreary earnest version about a poor boy actually herding some prosaic old milk cows. As usual, fingerings are only suggestions; you may ignore them and choose your own. They are characterized by smooth, competent imitative writing in two and three voices. Volumes four guardamw six have mixed content. I go back and forth on tempo, sometimes it sounds good slow guardamd dreamy and almost with rubato, other times like brisk march and whatever is in between.

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Julian Bream rectified this trend by recording the two sets of variations separately, albeit on the lute. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Is he really going to guard them? Actively Maintained LilyPond Output.

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. Guardame las vacas and Conde claros guardaame, both in volume six. Whereas the first set of variations in A minor are easily played in standard guitar turning, these three variations can be a little awkward at times. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Classical Guitar Skip to content. To make this musically interesting they improvised a lot of ornaments vacqs variations.

The professionals of course improvised as always. He may be wrong, of course, but my approach is based on the assumption that he got it right, whether this is valid or not. It consists of a set of variations on a Spanish folk theme. Changed some fingering in measures 30, 32, and 33 to match original tablature.

What do you think? Its basic structure consists of a repeating bass part [ 1 ] overlayed with a descant. Translates something like this; Keep the cows for me darling boy, and I will kiss you; or you kiss me and I will save the cows for you So guardmae meanings are rife with coquettish teases as well as male sexual bravado.

Reverted note additions to measures 30 and 33, leaving only notes occuring in original tablature. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Changed last Guarsame in first voice of measure 8 to use finger 4. Which one of the text versions was the source of inspiration to Narvaez remains us unknown.

Rob MacKillop has a nice Guard my Cows on his website video section. This version turns the whole thing around as it is spoken in a woman voice: Each should be treated as a separate set of variations and not as part of a single combined piece.


Guardame las vacas- Albert Villaro

He was born in Granada and the earliest surviving references to him indicate that as early as he was a member of the household of Francisco de los Cobos y Molina , a well-known and very successful patron of the arts who was the Secretary of State and commentator for the kingdom of Castile under Charles V. The collection begins with a preface, in which the composer dedicates the work to his patron Francisco de los Cobos. The first two volumes contain fourteen polyphonic fantasias, modelled after Italian pieces of the same kind. They are characterized by smooth, competent imitative writing in two and three voices. The second of the two songs is wrongly attributed to Gombert, it is a work of Jean Courtois.


Guardame las vacas

Zolomuro Instead, the title page refers to siete diferencias de guarda me las vacas. The new fingering uses the thumb more and is more playable. Segovia borrows only the first variation from the otra parte and places it in the middle of the first four, which works pretty well, though he transposed it to A minor to make it fit better musically. A New Approach to Guardame las vacas?


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