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WILLIAMS, J.: Guitar Music (From a Bird) (J. Williams)

Composer(s):Carolan, TurloughTraditionalWilliams, John
Artist(s) Williams, John, guitar
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)Contemporary
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue JCW1
Label John Williams
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 9.99
 

 

   



Surprise, he's also a world-class composer!
Review By RM160659,October 2014

I've followed Williams for many years, studied with him in Cordoba, Spain and even attempted to teach him some jazz, unsuccessfully. I have been in awe of his musicianship, creativity and the depth of his musical knowledge since the masterclass during which he played excerpts from the Brandenburg Concerti ON THE GUITAR to demonstrate voice-leading. While he has recorded some original material before, it has often been very lightweight and only of passing interest, so the appearance of this collection was stunning, to say the least.

Some 14 original works, including at least a handful that are among the best modern compositions I have ever heard, especially for guitar. The 3rd cut on the CD, called Open End, is a brilliant toccata with sections that sound like Keith more....







 

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