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RODRIGO, J.: Guitar Works, Vol. 2 (Jouve)

Composer(s):Rodrigo, Joaquin
Artist(s) Jouve, Jeremy, guitar
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.572984
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99


Rodrigo’s music for solo guitar is not extensive but represents an important pillar of the repertoire, ranging from vignettes to sonatas over a six-decade period. The 1933 Toccata was rediscovered in 2005 and has since provided an ambitiously virtuosic vehicle for today’s guitarists. Rodrigo flecked his works with elements of fantasy, flamenco and bird song while Un tiempo fue Itálica famosa, one of his very greatest works in the genre, is superbly impassioned. The tender Pastoral, originally for piano, is here transcribed for guitar by Jérémy Jouve whose first volume in this series (8.570286) received a three-star review (“The young French guitarist



RODRIGO, J.: Guitar Works, Vol. 2 (Jouve)
Review By AL156261,April 2014

Very impressive play by Jeremy Jouve.


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