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Naxos of America Featured Guitar Releases - July 8, 2014

SPANISH DANCES

COMPOSER: Manuel de Falla • Enrique Granados • Joaquin Turina • Joaquin Rodrigo • Federico Mompou • Isaac Albéniz

ARTIST: Brazilian Guitar Quartet

DE 3466 | 013491346625

1 CD | US SRP $16.99

•      The 2011 Latin Grammy-winning Brazilian Guitar Quartet’s sixth Delos album pays homage to its rich and varied heritage as exemplified by the music of Spain that gave rise to Latin American music.

•      The album’s 18 selections—mostly dance—are derived primarily from piano works by six of the best-known 20th century Spanish composers.

•      The BGQ offer the richest sonic depth and range of any guitar quartet thanks to the use of two eight-string guitars.

 

OPUS GUITAR

COMPOSER: Narvaez • Falla • Pénicaud • Vachez • Ourkouzounov • Boutros • Ohana • Rossé • Perdreau • Yocoh (arranger)

ARTIST: Olivier Pelmoine (guitar) • Sara Chenal (violin)

DSK1144 | 3375250114409

1 CD | US SRP $18.99

•      This release presents a panorama of mainly French contemporary solo guitar works, including two world premieres by Jean Perdreau and François Rossé.

•      Active in France and Switzerland, Olivier Pelmoine has also performed in Africa, India, Japan and Canada. A tenured professor, Pelmoine teaches guitar at Dijon Regional Conservatory and Burgundy Higher Education Centre.

•      With violinist Sara Chenal, he founded the Duo Cordes et åmes. The duo has recorded three albums for Skarbo.


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