Thomas Echols Plays Brouwer Works


Thomas Echols - GuitarAmerican guitarist Thomas Echols plays three pieces by Cuban composer and guitarist Leo Brouwer (b.1939). The pieces are Elogio de la Danza (Praise to Dance), Un Dia de Noviembre (A Day in November) (1967), and Danza Caracteristica (Characteristic Dance). This comes via Apollo Chamber Players‘ ‘Cuba Libre!’ concert program, exploring the rich folk music of the island nation. I really like Echols mature, intelligent, and well-rounded musical playing style.

You can get sheet music for these via Amazon: Elogio de la Danza, Un Dia de Noviembre, Danza Caracteristica

Video Link:


Help Support the Site

This is Classical Guitar is one of the most popular independent classical guitar publications online. I'm dedicated to keeping the website and lessons open and free for everyone. But it’s difficult and expensive work. Corporate and paid sites and platforms are taking over and advertising revenues across the web are falling fast. If you’re a regular reader of the site and you like and value it, please consider supporting the site and help keep my supplies upgraded and its future secure. Visit the Support Page to Help Out.

Leave a Reply