Category Archives: Rey de la Torre

The Crucible

There’s a book that says mastery in any field comes after 10,000 hours of practice. The question arises: practice of what? When it comes to technique, some of that time has to be spent in the “crucible” — which is … Continue reading

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Rey de la Torre discusses Manuel de Falla’s Homage to Debussy

Falla’s Homenaje pour le Tombeau de Claude Debussy A Master Lesson with Rey de la Torre, taped in the form of a conversation with Walter Spalding, Sept.’76: WALTER SPALDING: Could you tell me how the “Homenaje” came into being? REY … Continue reading

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