Tag Archives: guitar

British Guitar

Modern/contemporary British works for solo guitar–short and sweet! Play!

Gerhard & Mompou–Complete Music for Solo Guitar

Either brusque or very quiet and lovely, works by Gerhard, Mompou and Pujol. Play most!

Continuidad y Deformacion–Contemporary Works from Latin America

Nice collection of percussive, drumming and plucking abstract pieces. Not typical.

Forest of Dreams

Guitarist Callum Henshaw performs a nice mix of classical, Romantic and modern works. Play!

Concertante–Modern Works for Guitar

Contemporary classical guitar with Latin elements by Campbell Ross or Ariel and Gerardo Dirie. Play!

Dreams Laid Down

For solo classical guitar, contemporary pieces, yet still resembling older era’s pieces. Play!

Soft/Loud

Acoustic or electric guitar pieces from Renaissance to contemporary. Play!

Connect–electronic works for guitar

Classical guitarist Jakob Bangso here performs pieces manipulated with electronics, a mix of lyrical and avant-garde. \

Tanguero

Modern/ Romantic South American music for or transcribed for, classical guitar, including pieces by Piazzolla, Lauro, Gismonti and others. Play!

Stephen Goss & Philip Houghton

Guitarist John Williams and his Ensemble have recorded two really interesting works including strings, percussion and/or harp. Play!

MAKrotonal–Microtonal Guitar

Beautiful, Baroque-like and contemporary pieces for microtonal guitar. Play!

Guitar Music of Venezuela

Modern classical guitar with lovely ethnic influences. Play!

Andres Segovia Archive–French Composers

Guitarist Roberto Moronn Perez performs pieces composed in the 1920’s, with one in 1962.  Nice–play most!

Viva Segovia!

Roberto Moronn Perez performs modern classical guitar pieces, some abstract, others romantic–Swiss, French, Italian and English composers. Play!

Exils

Solo guitar works and transcriptions/arrangements by Takemitsu and Ourkouzounov. Outstanding in grace, silence and beauty. Play, play, play!

Xavier Jara–Guitar Recital (Guitar Foundation of America Competition)

Classical guitar pieces ranging from Baroque to contemporary including works by Assad, Bogdanovic and Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Play!

Dream Weaving–New Zealand Guitar Music Vol. 3

Lovely contemporary classical guitar pieces from 1951 forward, and one wild electric guitar piece from 1992! Play!

Draw the Strings Tight

A collection of contemporary, abstract, classical guitar pieces. Play most!

Guitar Vibes

Modern, abstract,  guitar + string quartets by Brouwer, Sierra, Pujol, and Maier. Play most!

Vieux Farka Touré – Samba (Six Degrees)

New songs from a remarkable Malian guitarist (& son of superstar Ali Farka Touré), recorded in a NY studio with a live audience. Lots of guests & two tracks with Idan Raichel on keyboards. Title means “second born,” an auspicious position in Malian families. Exciting guitar & compositions!

Mappa Mundi

Canadian Guitar Quartet performs a collection of mostly modern, abstract pieces with one transcription of Vivaldi. Play!    

Aspects–Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Mostly modern pieces and varying nicely from each other. Play!

Passages

Modern and contemporary pieces for classical guitar, by Sor, Mompou, Michaels, Gerhard and Turina, all beautiful!

Local Objects

Guitarist Zsofia Boros performs a collection of solo guitar pieces from modern and contemporary composers, including Di Meola, Pinter, Gismonti among others. Play!

21st Century Spanish Guitar–Vol. 2

Pieces composed within the last 7 yrs by Spanish composers. Excellent!