Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ruud and I play Georgina Lullaby

Ruud van den Berg and I have now recorded this calm piece composed by Maria Linnemann. Ruud plays the Guitar 2 line, while I play the melodic Guitar 1 part. I shot the video at the school of my elder granddaughter.

Friday, November 21, 2014

The AROMA Trio plays El Cachimbo

I am happy to post a new recording by our AROMA Guitar Trio with Antonio Stangherlin and Homayoon Saleh. This anonymous Chilean folk song is arranged for three guitars by Icelandic guitarist Eythor Thorlaksson. Antonio plays Guitar 1, Homayoon plays Guitar 3, while I play Guitar 2 line (with some improvised ornemantation in the repeats). Antonio produced the video, and I did the final audio mix of the three guitars.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Bailecito

I am pleased to post my live recording of this joyous piece composed by Jorge Martínez Zárate (Argentine).

Saturday, November 8, 2014

The AROMA Trio plays Cançao

I am pleased to post a new recording by our AROMA Guitar Trio with Antonio Stangherlin and Homayoon Saleh. This anonymous Brazilian folk song is arranged for three guitars by Icelandic guitarist Eythor Thorlaksson. Antonio plays Guitar 1, Homayoon plays Guitar 3, while I play the melodic Guitar 2 line (with some improvised ornemantation and slight voluntary rythm changes in the repeats). Antonio produced the video, and I did the final audio mix of the three guitars.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Live recording of Coffee Break in Dublin

I am thrilled to post my recording of this delightful piece composed by Swedish classical guitarist Per-Olov Kindgren. The sheet music is available from his webshop. The backdrop picture was taken by my wife last summer (Golfe du Morbihan, Bretagne).

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Ruud and I play Toy

Ruud van den Berg and I have now recorded this calm piece composed by English Renaissance lutenist Francis Cutting and arranged for two guitars by Nathaniel Gunod. Ruud plays the Guitar 1 line, while I play the Guitar 2 part. I produced the video using works by, respectively, Israhel van Meckenem, Jacques Callot, Wallerant Vaillant and Zacharias Dolendo.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Live recording of Johannes Brahms' lullaby

This famous composition by Johannes Brahms could well be the very first melody most people listen to in their cradle. I play a nice but challenging arrangement for guitar by Sicilian guitarist, composer and teacher Giuseppe Torrisi. Many thanks to Giuseppe for giving me the score of this piece. It is the first time I try to have my audience fall asleep. Did it work on you? :-)