Category Modern Repertoire

Rebeca Oliveira Plays El llanto de las flores by Erena

Portuguese guitarist Rebeca Oliveira plays Dos Piezas de lucha y esperanza: I – El llanto de las flores (dedicated to Rebeca Oliveira) by Juan Erena (b.1970). This comes via her Youtube Channel. Score available via Bergmann Editions. Guitar by Dieter Müller. Great…

Made in Canada Duo Play Mehdizadeh

Made in Canada Duo (Michael Ibsen and Nathan Bredeson) play Danse Burleque by Canadian composer Daniel Mehdizadeh. This comes via Ibsen’s Youtube channel. This video was taken from a live recording of their concert at the Canadian Music Centre in…

Jure Cerkovnik Plays Trois Balkanesques by Ourkouzounov

Jure Cerkovnik plays Trois Balkanesques by Atanas Ourkouzounov. Recorded in Rdeča Dvorana – Magistrat, Ljubljana, Slovenia. This comes via Cerkovnik’s YouTube channel. Audio and video by the great Uroš Barič via Baros Records. Fantastic playing by Cerkovnik with excellent phrasing,…
Izidor Erazem Grafenauer - Works of Slovenian Composers

Works of Slovenian Composers by Izidor Erazem Grafenauer

Works of Slovenian Composers by Izidor Erazem GrafenauerBaros Records, 2019Produced by Uros Baric Buy or Listen via Baros Records (best), Apple, Amazon, Spotify. I was very pleased to learn about this excellent recording of Slovenian composers by guitarist Izidor Erazem…

Homenaje, Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy by Manuel de Falla

Homenaje, Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy by Manuel de Falla (1876-1946). Played by Sanel Redžić on a 1961 Hermann Hauser II via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. This is one of the gems of modern works for the guitar filled with…
Five Bagatelles for Guitar - William Walton

Five Bagatelles for Guitar by Sir William Walton

Five Bagatelles for Guitar by English composer Sir William Walton (1902-1983) were written for Julian Bream and dedicated to Malcolm Arnold “with admiration and affection for his 50th birthday.” Julian Bream gave a complete premiere the work on Jan 21, 1973…
Lorenzo Micheli - Suite Mistica by Asencio

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Pentecostés by Asencio

Italian guitarist Lorenzo Micheli plays Pentecostés from Suite Mística by Vicente Asencio (1908-1979). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel and with audio and video by Drew Henderson. Love Micheli’s playing with his smooth, virtuosic playing with excellent phrasing and…

Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu

Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). The three movements are: Wainscot Pond; Rosedale; and Muir Woods. This comes via MacDonald’s excellent YouTube channel. Video by Drew Henderson. Excellent playing by MacDonald with clean and…
Mari Mäntylä - 10 String Guitar decacorde

Mari Mäntylä plays Finnish Rhapsody by Koshkin

I hit publish but then noticed she’s disabled embedding so view this video on Youtube (sorry for the redirect). Finnish guitarist Mari Mäntylä plays Finnish Rhapsody by Russian composer Nikita Koshkin (b.1956) on a 10-string guitar (decacorde). This comes via…