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Guitar Recital: Aguirre, Rafael - SOR, F. / IBERT, F. / POULENC, F. / OHANA, M. / RAUTAVAARA, E. / VILLA-LOBOS, H. / CLERCH, J. / TARREGA, F.

Composer(s):
Artist(s) Aguirre, Rafael, guitar
Period(s) 20th CenturyClassical (1750-1830)ContemporaryRomantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.572064
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

 


Rafael Aguirre Miñarro, First Prize Winner in the 2007 International Francisco Tárrega Guitar Competition, has studied with Teresa García de Candido, Manuel Jesús Pérez Vela, Miguel Tojar and Javier Chamizo, and since 2004 with Joaquín Clerch. The scope of the pieces he plays in this recital is truly cosmopolitan, covering music from the early nineteenth century up to the present time, from the simplicity of Poulenc’s Sarabande to the exuberant virtuosity of Villa-Lobos and Tárrega.


   




Review By David Denton,Naxos,August 2008

A prodigy who entered the Malaga Conservatory at the age of seven, Rafael Aguirre Minarro, won the first prize in the 2007 Tarrega International Competition. Born in Spain in 1984, he has had a most distinguished list of mentors, presently studying with Joaquin Clerch in Dusseldorf. Though very varied in style and period, he has chosen a programme of eight composers to display the talents he has on offer, though you might find so many moods and styles creating a rather fragmented disc. The classical traits of Fernando Sor’s Fantaisie is nicely handled by Minarro, and he captures the happiness in Ibert’s Arietta and Francaise, but is less happy in the French feel of Poulenc’s Sarabande. My personal discovery is Rautavaara’s Partita, an

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