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This is the first book to present a detailed account of the musical achievements of Julian Bream. In a wide-ranging celebration of his artistry the book offers essential perspectives on vital elements of twentieth century guitar history and reveals how Julian Bream succeeded in establishing the instrument as a uniquely expressive force on the contemporary scene. As well as his phenomenal success in inspiring composers such as Britten, Tippett, Walton, Arnold, Berkeley, Henze, Brouwer, Takemitsu, etc., to write for the guitar, Bream is also renowned as the twentieth century's greatest lutenist and a passionate advocate of Elizabethan music.
Julian Bream's influence is apparent in every area of the classical guitar repertoire. He transcribed Baroque works by Scarlatti, Buxtehude, Cimarosa, etc., and is acknowledged as one of the great interpreters of the music of J.S. Bach. He revitalised awareness of the early nineteenth century works of Sor, Giuliani, and Aguado, while bringing to the public the music of Spain from the sixteenth century to the present day and breathing new fire into Latin American music by composers such as Villa-Lobos, Ponce and Brouwer.
Bream, over the years, revolutionised the guitar concerto, inspiring new works in this genre at the same time as performing the perennial favourites. Through concerts with Peter Pears, George Malcolm, Peggy Ashcroft, John Williams, and the Julian Bream Consort, he demonstrated his unique versatility, offering new interpretations of both early and contemporary music.
This broad canvas is represented here in terms of Bream's concerts, recordings, and editions. The book also includes many photos, a comprehensive list of his musical publications, a discography, and a bibliography.
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Cantiga Basses: New sensations to be discovered. the new multifilament core offers completely different characteristics. New colours of sound and incredible reactivity. Outstanding union with Alliance trebles acclaimed for their brilliance and sound projection.
The complete chord melody method, including 20 songs and step-by-step lessons. This comprehensive volume covers diatonic and minor third substitutions, contrary motion, back cycles, walking Bass lines, modal chord scales and chord scales with tension. Titles are 'All the Things You Are', 'Blue in Green', 'Bluesette', 'Cherokee', '500 Miles High'...
Titles are: 'Berimbau Carioca', 'Chôro Fino', 'Did', 'Dusk in the Valley', 'Garoto', 'Grande valsa', 'Lenda Amazoníca', 'More Fun with the Scales', 'Samba-Chôro for Liona', 'Samba de Nève', 'Samba de Blues', 'Samba of the Arpeggios', 'Soledad', 'Te Amo', 'The Icy Rain Samba'.
Soria was a contemporary of Tárrega and a pupil of Arcas. He was a dedicated teacher and his works are quality repertoire often with a very "Flamenco" flavour. This is a newly engraved collected edition of 5 worthwhile works. Titles are: Tango, Solea y Panaderos, Petenera, Ronda Nocturna (C. Candi trans.: Soria), Paquito, Marcha.
A collection of danzas by five of the most important nineteenth and twentieth century Puertocan composers: Juan Morel Campos, Luis R. Miranda, Angel Mislan, Manuel G. Tavarez and Braulio Dueno Colon. All songs are beautifully arranged by Elias Barreiro, with score and first and second guitar pull-out parts; all in standard notation. A companion ...
Innovative in its structure, Bridges supports students from the beginner to advanced levels with carefully sequenced repertoire, studies, and technique. Each of the Repertoire and Studies books in the series spans all major style periods and a variety of genres, presenting an organized compilation of pieces appropriate for that level of technica...
Master guitarist Duke Robillard gives you 30 ways to improve and expand your blues soloing and comping in this easy-to-use book/CD set. Designed for aspiring and experienced blues players alike, these lessons present unique concepts, merging elements of jazz with blues to take your playing to new heights.