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« Reply #40 on: March 20, 2017, 12:53:33 AM »
She has. What has Koshkin said or done to make you say that about him? I've corresponded with him a few times and he was perfectly nice to me.
Well he's said some homophobic things to my friends, from what they've told me..... ::)

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« Reply #41 on: March 20, 2017, 12:28:38 PM »
Well he's said some homophobic things to my friends, from what they've told me..... ::)

Well, that topic never came up between us! He's fairly fluent in English, but perhaps it was a language issue? (Just to give him the benefit of the doubt.) I still like his his music--one often has to examine the musical and human traits of a musician and decide what is most important!

Back to the primary topic of this thread, this is a wonderful new release:

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« Reply #42 on: March 21, 2017, 09:11:59 AM »
An old one but one that I often return to....


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« Reply #43 on: March 21, 2017, 01:16:09 PM »
Giuliani wrote very well for the guitar. I have the following two sets which are most enjoyable....


This first one uses modern instruments....





The second one uses period instruments....






The music is the same obviously and it is charming and very engaging. The main sonic difference between this set and the Philips one is the sound and texture of the guitar. The orchestral tuttis are on a similar level sonically and dynamically.
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« Reply #44 on: March 21, 2017, 07:22:10 PM »

The music is the same obviously and it is charming and very engaging. The main sonic difference between this set and the Philips one is the sound and texture of the guitar. The orchestral tuttis are on a similar level sonically and dynamically.

Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmm the Romero/Marriner version uses a very different version of the first concerto which I would argue is kiiiinda obvious due to cuts to the score and no wind instruments in the orchestra.........?

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« Reply #45 on: March 21, 2017, 07:25:31 PM »
Oh btw these friends of mine are gonna play as a duo at GFA 2018 8)

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I saw them play at the Melbourne Recital Centre last night. Programme featured this suite as well as some other works for guitar duo by Assad, Brouwer and Pujol.
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« Reply #46 on: March 22, 2017, 08:57:45 AM »
Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmm the Romero/Marriner version uses a very different version of the first concerto which I would argue is kiiiinda obvious due to cuts to the score and no wind instruments in the orchestra.........?

You are of course correct jessop and what I should have said was that the works in both sets are duplicated. Apologies if I upset your guitarist sensibilities  :)
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« Reply #47 on: March 22, 2017, 10:14:32 AM »
You are of course correct jessop and what I should have said was that the works in both sets are duplicated. Apologies if I upset your guitarist sensibilities  :)
Ah of course! Sorry for misunderstanding!

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« Reply #48 on: March 22, 2017, 12:43:11 PM »
This guy is a fantastic player and transcriber.



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« Reply #49 on: March 22, 2017, 01:46:48 PM »
This CD features my personal favourite recording of Brouwer's (first?) sonata



And you can see her play the third movement here https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JFmZN1s5sF8

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« Reply #50 on: March 22, 2017, 01:54:53 PM »
Toccata&Fugue........have you heard this?


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« Reply #51 on: March 22, 2017, 01:56:40 PM »
Toccata&Fugue........have you heard this?


I've heard excerpts. If memory serves, he played them on a smaller, old instrument. I prefer them on a modern guitar.

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« Reply #52 on: March 22, 2017, 05:33:54 PM »
This CD features my personal favourite recording of Brouwer's (first?) sonata



And you can see her play the third movement here https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JFmZN1s5sF8

I was wondering about the cd. Thanks for the info.

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« Reply #53 on: March 22, 2017, 07:06:54 PM »
I was wondering about the cd. Thanks for the info.
Personally I really enjoy her clarity and tone. It'd a short disc though!

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« Reply #54 on: March 23, 2017, 06:30:53 PM »
Wonderful playing and sound.


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« Reply #55 on: March 23, 2017, 08:04:38 PM »
Jessop, you're familiar with Takemitsu's guitar works right?  ;)
Indeed I am! I like them very much but he really seems to avoid open strings so much that I avoid playing any! I'm one of those guitarists who likes open strings and lots of it I guess :P

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« Reply #56 on: March 24, 2017, 03:38:26 AM »
I think it's time for a thread merge..
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« Reply #57 on: March 24, 2017, 05:15:26 AM »
I think it's time for a thread merge..
Thank you for your concern. Certainly I will follow a moderator's decision.
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« Reply #58 on: March 27, 2017, 09:57:19 AM »
The other guitar forum has been dead for about 6 years!

In the meantime, I've been enjoying this recording. I'm working on Carlo Domeniconi's massively challenging Chaconne. He basically took Bach's Chaconne and replaced all of the notes but kept the note values and rhythms (for the most part). Parts are much harder to play than transcriptions of Bach's piece, but it's also far more guitaristic, and dare I say it, more harmonically and contrapuntally interesting?



And a an audio-only video:
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And another performance. I prefer Kavanagh's
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« Reply #59 on: March 27, 2017, 01:28:02 PM »
^^^^^ I'll check that out when I can. I don't know the piece but I'm very intrigued!