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Andrea De Vitis Plays Into the Rose-Garden by Gilardino

Andrea De Vitis plays Into the rose-garden (in memory of Julian Bream) by Angelo Angelo Gilardino (B. 1941). This comes via his great YouTube channel. The passing of Bream has brought back so many memories of the excellent work and…

Daniel Lippel Plays Vigeland & Eckardt

Above: Daniel Lippel premieres House Music by Nils Vigeland (b.1950). This comes via Lippel’s YouTube channel where you can watch a ton of interesting new music projects and works. Lippel has done some amazing work over the years and has…

Meng Su plays Sun Wukong’s Toccata by Assad

Meng Su plays Sun Wukong’s Toccata by Sergio Assad. This comes via GuitarCoop and their YouTube Channel. Amazing performance with an outrageously high level of technique, musicality, and sonic interpretation. Meng Su is one of my favourite players, I got to see her perform last…

Shift and Riff by Eric Sessler

Alec Holcomb (Guitar I), Xiabo Pu (GII), Yunxiang Fan (GIII), Hao Yang (GIV) play Shift and Riff by Eric Sessler. This comes via Sessler’s YouTube Channel. The work was dedicated to David Starobin & Jason Vieaux and the guitar program of…

Laura Snowden Plays Catalan Peasant by Anderson

English guitarist Laura Snowden plays Catalan Peasant With Guitar by Julian Anderson (b.1967). This is part of New Music for Guitar produced by GuitarCoop in association with Julian Bream Trust. Curated by Fabio Zanon and Produced by Stephen Goss. This comes via their great YouTube Channel.…

Aniello Desiderio Plays Tarantella by Bellafronte

The amazing Italian guitarist Aniello Desiderio and Salvatore Minale (percussion) play a new version of Tarantella for guitar and percussion by Italian composer Raffaele Bellafronte (b. 1961). This comes via Teatro Rossetti‘s YouTube. Here’s a quote about the piece via Steve Marsh (Classical…

Adam Levin – Trimountain by Antón García Abril

Another new work: guitarist Adam Levin plays a world premiere of Trimountain by Antón García Abril. June 16, 2017 at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA. This one has some nice colourful textures and a sweet lingering melody with more…

Adam Levin Plays Espacio de Guitarra by Halffter

Guitarist Adam Levin plays a world premiere of Espacio de Guitarra by Spanish composer Cristobal Halffter. June 16, 2017 at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA. Great performance filled with great colours, articulations, and some intense angular rhythms, then lovely section…

Marco Ramelli plays Preludio I & II by Selvafiorita

Marco Ramelli plays Preludio I (Omaggio a Nathan Van Cleave) & Preludio II (a Marco Ramelli) by Fabio Selvafiorita. This comes via Selvafiorita’s Youtube Channel. Born in Milan (Italy), Marco Ramelli graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Fabio Selvafiorita…

John Schnieder – Interview and Performance on Microtonal Guitar

The amazing John Schneider discusses microtonal music and the experimental 1976 Daniel Friederich meantone guitar with David Collett, president of Guitar Salon International. Part 1 of 3, with performances by Mak Grgic. Recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in…