Watch the Etude No.1 in E minor online guitar lesson by Tony Smotherman from Classical Flatpicking Explorations
Heitor Villa-Lobos was a Brazilian guitarist and composer. His works are among the most brilliant in the genre. Villa-Lobos is known for his quirky and exotic sounding chords in his pieces. Etude No.1 is no exception, it's comprised of string skipped arpeggios throughout and interesting chord changes. This piece is up at the top of the list of classical numbers that sounds great when picked as well as beautiful to listen to.