Malgre Tout (A Pesar de Todo) by Manuel Ponce (Guitar Tab)

Malgre Tout (Despite Everything) by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948)

Manuel Maria Ponce
Manuel Ponce was a Mexican composer active in the 20th century. His work as a composer, music educator and scholar of Mexican music connected the concert scene with a usually forgotten tradition of popular song and Mexican folklore. Many of his compositions are strongly influenced by the harmonies and form of traditional songs.





Notes
20th century. 51 Measures. 3 Pages. 2/4 Time Signature. key of E minor. Arranged by Richard Yates


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The piece Malgré Tout (In spite of everything) was composed by Manuel M. Ponce in homage to his friend, the sculptor Jesús F. Contreras (1866-1902), who lost his right arm due to cancer. The musical work was composed to be played on the piano only with the left hand and is named after a famous piece by Contreras made in 1898.

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