Tag Canada

Henderson-Kolk Play Le Tombeau de Couperin

Two of my favourite players in the world also play in a duo together. Plus, they are Canadian! Henderson-Kolk Duo (Drew Henderson & Michael Kolk) perform their arrangement of the Prélude from French composer Maurice Ravel’s (1875–1937) was a French composer Le Tombeau…

Drew Henderson Plays Bach on 4 Different Guitars

Drew Henderson performs the Allemande from Suite for lute in E minor BWV 996 by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) live at the Grand Guitar Salon over in Montreal, Québec, Canada. Here he’s using 4 different guitars from luthiers: Douglass Scott (Canada), Mathew Rubindall…

Jean-François Desrosby Plays Koyunbaba

Canadian guitarist Jean-François Desrosby plays the famous Koyunbaba, mvt. IV, composed by Carlo Domeniconi (b.1947). Guitar by Antonius Müller, 2013. String are Savarez Cantiga / New Cristal strings. Jean-François is teaching classical guitar at University of Sherbrooke School of Music, Canada. Nice work,…

Tariq Harb plays ‘Pasaje Abierto’ by Edín Solís

Canadian-based guitarist Tariq Harb performs Prelude and a Danza from ‘Pasaje Abierto’ composed by Edín Solís (b. 1963). Tariq Harb teaches at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Audio and video by Canadian guitarist and audio-visual producer Drew Henderson. Guitar: Kenneth Hill, Performance Model.…

Tariq Harb Plays Fugue BWV 1001 by Bach

Canadian based guitarist Tariq Harb performs the Fugue from J. S. Bach’s first solo Violin Sonata, BWV 1001. This comes via his great YouTube channel. Audio and video by the amazing Drew Henderson. Tariq Harb teaches at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He…

Victoria Guitar Trio Play Aphex Twin

Here’s a video from one of my recent concerts with two of my best buddies. The Victoria Guitar Trio performs Avril 14th by Aphex Twin (arranged by Adrian Verdejo) in Sidney, BC for Oak Bay Music Society. Guitarists Adrian Verdejo,…

Steve Cowan Plays Intermezzo by Jacques Hétu

Canadian guitarist Steve Cowan plays Prelude (Op. 41) and Intermezzo (Op. 80) by Canadian composer Jacques Hétu (1938-2010). The Prelude is from the suite of Op. 41 which is a multi-movement work and maybe Canada’s best. The Intermezzo is lesser…

Rob MacDonald Plays Percussion Study I by Kampela

Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald plays Percussion Study I by composer Arthur Kampela. Rob is a fantastic player and also has a great duo with Tracy Anne Smith called ChromaDuo. The video and sound is produced by the amazing Canadian guitarist/producer…

Tim Beattie plays Zapateado by Rodrigo

Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie plays Zapateado from Tres Piezas Espanolas by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). Filmed in Mazzoleni Concert Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Audio/Video by the amazing guitarist/producer Drew Henderson. Sheet Music: Music of…

Emma Rush Plays Etude 17 by Gerald Garcia

Canadian guitarist Emma Rush plays Etude 17, Tournesol, by Gerald Garcia on a 2005 Roland Scharbatke guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel! Fun piece and well played. I feel this would be the perfect track for some kind of…

Drew Henderson Plays Rodrigo

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays the final movement of Tres Piezas Españolas by Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999). As usual the playing, video, and sound (all done by Henderson) are fantastic. Recorded at Grace Church on the Hill in Toronto. Guitar by…

Review: Domeniconi, Sasseville-Quoquochi, Tansman by Jean-François Desrosby

Domeniconi, Sasseville-Quoquochi, Tansmanby Jean-François Desrosby © 2015 Artist Website: desrosby.com Buy or listen to Samples on Amazon:Domeniconi, Sasseville-Quoquochi, Tansman Repertoire: Domeniconi: Koyunbaba – Tansman: Variations On a Theme By Scriabin – Sasseville Quoquochi: Totems II – Sasseville Quoquochi: Totems II…