Tag Canada

Henderson-Kolk Duo Play Vivaldi

The amazing Canadian Henderson-Kolk Duo with Drew Henderson & Michael Kolk play Concerto for two violins, two cellos, strings and continuo (D-dur RV 564) by by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), arranged by Henderson. This comes via Henderson’s great YouTube channel. Two of my favourite…
Amazing! Trio Tangere play Fuga y misterioso by Astor Piazzolla.

Trio Tangere Play Piazzolla

Trio Tangere play Fuga y misterioso by Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992) arranged by Sergio Assad. Audio and video by Julian Bertino Sound. This comes via their YouTube channel. Trio Tangere is an exciting new ensemble with the uncommon combination of two…
Simon Farintosh Plays Preludes by Scriabin

Simon Farintosh Plays Preludes by Scriabin

Simon Farintosh plays his arrangements of Four Preludes by Russian composer Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915). This comes via Simon’s YouTube Channel with video and sound production by the Drew Henderson. Nice arrangements and great phrasing and pacing throughout. I used to teach…

Cicchillitti & Cowan Play Mompou

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan play Angelico, 1st movement from Music Callada by Federico Mompou (1893-1987). Great sensitive playing here by Cicchillitti & Cowan who have become a duo to closely follow. This comes via Grand Guitar Salon over…
Napoleonian Guitar Sonatas

Napoleonian Guitar Sonatas with Pascal Valois

Napoleonian Guitar Sonatas with Pascal Valois (romantic guitar) and Jacques-André Houle (violin) Release date: January 17th, 2020 Label: Centaur Records Buy or Listen on YouTube, Spotify, Amazon, Apple, hbdirect or his website. Great to hear this new album of solos…

Steve Cowan Plays The Equilibrium Crumbles by Leisner

Canadian guitarist Steve Cowan plays III. the equilibrium crumbles by David Leisner. This comes via Cowan’s great YouTube channel. Cowan is creating some great videos with top notch playing so make sure to subscribe to him. Excellent articulations and control over the…

Steve Cowan plays Prélude by Khachaturian

Canadian guitarist Steve Cowan plays Prelude by Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978), arranged by Rafael Andia for Éditions transatlantiques. This comes via Cowan’s great YouTube channel. You can also hear it on his album Arctic Sonata on Spotify or iTunes. Video and sound by…

Brent Crawford Plays Cavatina by Tansman

Canadian guitarist Brent Crawford plays Cavatina by Polish composer Alexandre Tansman (1897-1986). The movements: i) Preludio ii) Sarabande (3:27) iii) Scherzino (6:20) iv) Barcarole (9:10). This comes via his great YouTube channel with video work by the amazing Drew Henderson. Great playing…

Adam Cicchillitti Plays Toccata by Rodrigo

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti plays Toccata (1933) by Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). This comes via his great YouTube channel with video work by the amazing Drew Henderson and guitar by Canadian luthier Jean Rompré. Exciting performance from Cicchillitti who continues to impress…

Joshua Shi Plays Hetu Op.41 Final

Joshua Shi plays the Final from Suite pour Guitare Op.41 by Canadian composer Jacques Hétu (1938–2010). This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. Played on a on a 1988/2016 Jeff Elliott that was built in 1988 as an 8-string, then…

Tariq Harb Plays Turina

Tariq Harb plays the third movement, Allegro vivo from Sonata, Op.61 for solo guitar by Joaquin Turina (1882–1949) originally dedicated to Segovia. This comes via Harb’s fantastic YouTube Channel. Love his energetic and beautiful playing and nice to see all…

Iliana Matos Plays Ponce’s Sonata clásica

Iliana Matos plays the first movement Allegro from Sonata clásica (1928) by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948). This comes via her YouTube channel. We don’t hear these Ponce sonatas as often as we should these days. I guess they are a lot of…