English music for
solo guitar -
'If you love English guitar music, and the performances of Julian Bream in particular, you will truly enjoy this disc.'
This is a very fetching CD of English music for solo guitar, performed by a young man of twenty-three who I believe is going to be one of the pre-eminent guitar virtuosos of the 21st century. His playing is crisp, infinitely varied in tone colour and he shows, even at this age, a musical insight and virtuosity which is dazzling without ever being flashy. He also produces none of the rather off-putting string rubbing sounds that many players are afflicted with.
He starts with the 5 Bagatelles of William Walton, written when the composer was nearly seventy...
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