Category Modern Repertoire

Meneses & Eccleston play Berceuse by Beaser

Berceuse by Robert Beaser (b. 1954) played by Adam Eccleston, flute & Zaira Meneses, guitar. This comes via the Boston Guitarfest 2014, Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory. Produced by Brian Dixon with audio captured by NEC Audio The Boston Guitarfest have been releasing some fantastic material…

Victoria Guitar Trio Plays Suspended Waltz by Sharman

He’s a post about myself and my two great friends and colleagues. The Victoria Guitar Trio Plays Suspended Waltz (1998) from Elsewhereless by Canadian composer Rodney Sharman (1958). Arranged for Guitar Trio by Michael Dias. Oak Bay Music Society, Matinée Concert Series, March 22, 2015, Society…

Karmen Stendler Plays Chiton by Uroš Rojko

Slovenian guitarist Karmen Stendler plays Chiton, written by a Slovenian composer Uroš Rojko (1954, Ljubljana). Recorded live in March 2015 at 2d Recording Studio in Slovenia. Played on a Darryl Perry guitar. Last week I posted another one with Stendler, Duo 206 with Stendler…

“24 Preludes” for solo guitar by Bryan Johanson

This is a guest post by composer Michael KarmonVisit his site for great info, free scores, and more! First, a disclaimer: I’m a composer. I do play classical guitar, but all my training and experience is in composition. Also, I’m…

Dale Kavanagh plays Prelude

Canadian-born, Germany-based guitarist Dale Kavanagh plays Prelude by Dale Kavanagh on a Altamira N500 via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Siccas pumps out tons of great videos by visiting artists so a big thanks to them. Here she…

Jérémy Jouve Plays Zapateado by Sainz de la Maza

French guitarist Jérémy Jouve plays Zapateado by Spanish guitarist and composer Regino Sainz de la Maza (1896–1981). His younger brother Eduardo Sáinz de la Maza (1903–1982) was also an acclaimed guitarist and composer. Jouve is in good form here and…

Jessica Kaiser plays La Serenor by Asencio

Jessica Kaiser plays La Serenor by Spanish composer Vicente Asencio (1908–1979). Produced by Sanel Redzic (April 2015) in Weimar via Stefan Schmidt’s YouTube. Guitar: Michel Brück (2015). Jessica Kaiser also plays in Kaiser Schmidt Duo. Jessica Kaiser and Jakob Schmidt…

Duo 206 play Quasar by Nejc Kuhar

Duo 206 with Slovenian guitarist Karmen Stendler and Neza Torkar play Quasar by Slovenian composer Nejc Kuhar. Recorded live in March 2015 at 2d Recording Studio in Slovenia. Nice little piece with lots of twists and turns and very well performed and…

Rupert Boyd Plays Piazzolla

New York-based Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd plays La Muerte del Angel by Argentine composer Ástor Piazzolla (1921–1992) via his YouTube Channel. This is the Benitez arrangement. You might have heard of Boyd from his work with the Australian Guitar…

SoloDuo play Prelude & Fugue No. 4 by Tedesco

SoloDuo (Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela) play Prelude and Fugue No.4 in E from Les Guitares bien tempérées (The Well-Tempered Guitars), Op. 199. We’ve been seeing these Tedesco duos pop up more often these days which is great. They’ve been…

Aaron Larget-Caplan Plays Fujii

Boston based guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan playing a selection from Keigo Fujii’s Hagoromo. This comes to us via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube Channel. Here he’s on a 2008 Oscar Trezzini spruce-top at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa…

Review: Music of Bret Williams

Music of Bret WilliamsBuy from Artist Website: bretwilliamsmusic.comBuy or listen on Amazon: Music of Bret WilliamsCopyright: 2014 Bret Williams Musicians:Bret Willaims (guitar)Mark Dover (clarinet)Matt Aprea (violin)Marc Schmeid (Bass) Track Listing:  The Gravity of Ms. Peters You’ll Tear Your Dress African…