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Nocturnal / Stefano Grondona

Britten / Grondona,Stefano
Release Date: 10/08/2013 
Label:  Stradivarius   Catalog #: 33954   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenSir William WaltonRichard Rodney BennettToru Takemitsu
Performer:  Stefano Grondona
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An homage to Julian Bream for his 80th birthday, this CD collects some of the most important 20th-century pieces for guitar performed by Stefano Grondona, who plays three legendary guitars made by Jose Romanillos (one of which belonged to Julian Bream himself). An homage to Julian Bream for his 80th birthday, this CD collects some of the most important 20th-century pieces for guitar performed by Stefano Grondona, who plays three legendary guitars made by Jose Romanillos (one of which belonged to Julian Bream himself). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; England 
2.
Bagatelles (5) for Guitar by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; England 
3.
Impromptus (5) for Guitar by Richard Rodney Bennett
Performer:  Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; England 
4.
All in Twilight by Toru Takemitsu
Performer:  Stefano Grondona (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; Japan 
5.
In the Woods: no 3, Muir Woods by Toru Takemitsu
Performer:  Stefano Grondona (Guitar)

Sound Samples

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Musingly
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Very agitated
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Restless
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Uneasy
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: March like
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Dreaming
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Gently rocking
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Passacaglia, Measured
Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70: Slow and quiet
Five Bagatelles: Allegro
Five Bagatelles: Lento
Five Bagatelles: Alla cubana
Five Bagatelles: Sempre espressivo
Five Bagatelles: Con slancio
All in Twilight: Four Pieces for guitar, No.1
All in Twilight: Four Pieces for guitar, No.2
All in Twilight: Four Pieces for guitar, No.3
All in Twilight: Four Pieces for guitar, No. 4 Slightly fast
Five Impromptus: Recitativo
Five Impromptus: Agitato
Five Impromptus: Elegiaco
Five Impromptus: Con fuoco
Five Impromptus: Arioso
In the Woods: Muir Woods

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