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Henderson-Kolk Duo Play Marcello / Bach

Canadian guitarists Drew Henderson and Michael Kolk as the Henderson Kolk Guitar Duo play Henderson’s arrangement of Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D minor with the movements Andante e spiccato, Adagio, and Presto by Alessandro Marcello (1673-1747) with the arrangement based on J.S.…

Drew Henderson Plays Rondo Op.2, No. 2 by Aguado

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Introduction and Rondo no. 2 Op. 2 by Dionisio Aguado (1784 – 1849). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel. As Henderson mentions on his YouTube “The theme of this Rondo bears a striking resemblance to Beethoven’s famous…

Jorge Caballero plays O Canada

Jorge Caballero is playing a concert up in Canada at Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre Sunday March 26th at 7:30pm (see his website for info). Here he plays his own arrangement of the Canadian anthem O Canada, music composed by Calixa Lavallée (1842–1891). It officially became the…

Copla – Music of Spanish Legends by Tariq Harb

Copla | Music of Spanish Legendsby Tariq Harb© 2017 Tariq Harb Buy or listen to samples via: CD Baby | Amazon | iTunesCD Sales: Tariq Harb’s Store I was very pleased to hear Tariq Harb’s new album. I’ve featured Harb a…

Henderson-Kolk Guitar Duo play Schubert

Two of my favourite Canadian guitarists, Drew Henderson and Michael Kolk are the Henderson Kolk Guitar Duo. Here they play their arrangement of Impromptu Op. 90 no. 3 by Franz Peter Schubert (1797-1828). Great to have a video of their 6/8-string combination which they…

Warren Nicholson and Mark Whale Play Piazzolla

Mark Whale violin, and Warren Nicholson guitar, play Bordel 1900, from L’Histoire du Tango by Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992), recorded January 30th, 2017 at Toronto Canada. Audio/Vid by the amazing Canadian guitarist/producer Drew Henderson. This comes via Warren Nicholson’s YouTube Channel. Great groove and…

Adam Cicchillitti plays Milonga del Mar by Roux

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti plays Milonga del Mar from Scènes panoramiques by Canadian composer Patrick Roux, recorded November 19, 2016 in Toronto. Video and audio by Drew Henderson. Milonga del Mar was premiered by Marlène Demers-Lemay and is published by…

Review: Debussy & Ravel by ChromaDuo

Ravel & Debussy: Music for Two Guitarsby ChromaDuo (Rob MacDonald Tracy Anne Smith)Website: chromaduo.comLabel: NaxosProducers: Norbert Kraft & Bonnie SilverListen to Samples: chromaduo.com/sounds Buy the Album via Amazon: Ravel & Dubussy by ChromaDuo Naxos Promo Blurb: “This album is the first to present…

Xu Kun (Alan) Liu Plays Regondi

The young Canadian guitarist Xu Kun Liu (Alan Liu) Plays Introduction et Caprice, Op. 23 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872) at the GFA 2016 Youth Competition Senior Division. It’s followed up by another work by Cataluña by Albeniz. This comes via…

Drew Henderson Plays Reverie Op. 19 by Regondi

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Nocturne “Reverie” Op. 19 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872). This comes via Henderson’s great YouTube Channel. Regondi is one of the great 19th century composers for guita who probably had more to offer musically than most…

Pascal Valois Plays Magnien on Romantic Guitar

Canadian guitarist Pascal Valois plays Andante by Victor Magnien on a Romantic Guitar (Stauffer – Legnani guitar built by Gary Southwell). You can also see him playing Mertz’s Fingals-Höhle or Schubert/Mertz Stadchen. I’m glad to learn more about Victor Magnien…