This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
|Composition Year||1930 and before|
|Genre Categories||; ; ;|
|Work Title||24 Guitar Preludes|
|Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's||23 pieces plus an arrangement of the duet Cuando la aurora
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1930 and before|
|First Publication.||1930 - Mainz: Schott (12 selections, ed. Segobia)|
1981 - London: Tecla (complete - ed. Miguel Alcázar)
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||21 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Extra Information||It is unclear whether Ponce ever intended the preludes to be a complete collection or not, as only 12 selections were issued by Schott.
Schott selections (in 2 volumes)