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Guitar Recital: Villamil, Andres - ROMERO, J. / MONTANA, G. / BEDOYA, S. / VIECO ORTIZ, C. / MORALES, J. (Chicaquicha)

Artist(s) Villamil, Andres, guitar
Period(s) Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue OC778
Label Oehms Classics
Quality   320kbps
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Unique Beauty
Review By DM96074,March 2011

Andres Villamil - “Chicaquicha” - OEHMS classics

The music of Colombia is a unique blend of European, African and Native America influences. Guitar virtuoso, Andres Villamil, in his latest, absolutely gorgeous recording, has showcased the compositions of fellow Colombians Jaime Romero, Gentil Montoya, Jose Antonio Morales and others, along with his own original works. Some of the music here is in keeping with the established Spanish tradition of adapting for guitar works that were originally intended for other instruments, but, for me at least, the most interesting compositions are those written specifically for guitar. In Mr. Villamil’s hands both the instrument and the songs come alive.

This combination of wonderful music expertly recorded and performed more....


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