The Keyboard works of Father José Maurício Nunes Garcia (1767-1830)

Keywords: José Maurício Nunes Garcia, Solfeggi with accompaniment, Piano methods, Modinha, Brazilian piano music


The aim of this paper is to present an overview of the keyboard music of Father José Maurício Nunes Garcia, his didactical and recreational destination and proposals for its use, his influences, aesthetic origins, fingering problems, dynamic, quotes and self-quotes in the Solfeggi, Lessons and Fantasias of the Compêndio e Método de Pianoforte, autorship and attribuition questions in the Peça para Piano and Modinhas.


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Author Biography

Mario Marques Trilha, State University of Amazonas, Brazil

Associate Professor at the State University of Amazonas (UEA), ESAT, music department, harpsichord and musicologist.

How to Cite
Trilha, Mario Marques. 2019. “The Keyboard Works of Father José Maurício Nunes Garcia (1767-1830)”. Per Musi, no. 39 (September), 1-16.
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