Prelude No 8 by Manuel Maria Ponce

Prelude No 8 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.

Modern Era. 26 Measures. 3 Pages. 4/4 Time Signature. key of F# Minor.

Fun Fact

It is interesting to note that Ponce did not play the guitar—he was a brilliant pianist who had studied with a student of Franz Liszt. Like Torroba, Ponce instinctively knew how to write for the guitar. He was also a great friend of Andres Segovia

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