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Guitar Passions / Sharon Isbin & Friends


Release Date: 08/29/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 784219   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Montana GentilGentil MontañaQuique SinesiJoaquin Rodrigo,   ... 
Performer:  Sharon IsbinStanley JordanSteve MorseRomero Lubambo,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin follows up her Grammy®-winning album, Journey to the New World, with another extraordinary musical exploration, Sharon Isbin & Friends: Guitar Passions. This time, the journey is focused on Isbin’s musical mentors and has a Latin American flavor on many tracks. Joining Sharon on this new recording are three-time Grammy® Award-winning rock guitarist composer Steve Vai, innovative jazz guitarist Stanley Jordan, and the platinum- selling rock band Heart’s guitarist/composer, Nancy Wilson, among others.

“The Monet of Classical Guitar... a master colorist.” -- Atlanta Journal
Renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin follows up her Grammy®-winning album, Journey to the New World, with another extraordinary musical exploration, Sharon Isbin & Friends: Guitar Passions. This time, the journey is focused on Isbin’s musical mentors and has a Latin American flavor on many tracks. Joining Sharon on this new recording are three-time Grammy® Award-winning rock guitarist composer Steve Vai, innovative jazz guitarist Stanley Jordan, and the platinum- selling rock band Heart’s guitarist/composer, Nancy Wilson, among others.

“The Monet of Classical Guitar... a master colorist.” -- Atlanta Journal
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Works on This Recording

1. Porro by Gentil Montaña
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Colombia 
2. Sonidos de aquel día by Quique Sinesi
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Stanley Jordan (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
3. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Steve Morse (Electric Guitar), Romero Lubambo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 
4. Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 1, Preludio [Asturias, Op. 47 no 5] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Notes: Arrangement: Andrés Segovia 
5. Dreamboat Annie by Nancy Wilson
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Nancy Wilson (Voice)
6. Allegro by Steve Vai
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Steve Vai (Guitars)
7. Alfonsina y el mar by Ariel Ramirez
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Argentina 
8. Chovendo na roseira by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performer:  Romero Lubambo (Guitar), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
9. Carinhoso by Pixinguinha
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Rosa Passos (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
10. O Presidente by Gaudenci Thiago de Mello
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Paul Winter (Saxophone)
11. La catedral: Andante religioso by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Paraguay 
12. La catedral: Allegro solomne by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Paraguay 

Sound Samples

Porro
Sonidos de aquel dia
'Adagio' from Concierto de Aranjuez
Asturias
Allegro
Dreamboat Annie
Alfonsina y el Mar
Chovendo na Roseira
Carinhoso
O Presidente
Andante religioso
Allegro solomne

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