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Brouwer: Music for 2 Guitars / Brasil Guitar Duo


Release Date: 09/11/2015 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573336   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leo Brouwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brasil Guitar Duo
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews


The Brasil Guitar Duo offers vivacious, sensitive, clear, carefully balanced, and splendidly engineered performances that are technically impeccable and stylistically right on the money. A most enjoyable and stimulating release, and not just for guitar fans. -- ClassicsToday.com

The widely ranging, innovative works of prolific Cuban composer and former concert guitarist Leo Brouwer, among the most often performed internationally, have conferred upon him world acclaim, recognition and renown. In this recording his progressive, imaginative contribution to extending the guitar duo’s horizon is on full display. Subtle allusions to dance styles, virtuosity and rhythms
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Works on This Recording

1.
Tríptico, for 2 guitars by Leo Brouwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brasil Guitar Duo
Period: Modern 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, O 
Length: 13 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2.
Micropiezas (4) for 2 guitars by Leo Brouwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brasil Guitar Duo
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, O 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3.
Música incidental campesina, for 2 guitars by Leo Brouwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brasil Guitar Duo
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1964 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, O 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Per suonare à due, for guitars by Leo Brouwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brasil Guitar Duo
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, O 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
5.
Sonata de Los Viajeros, for 2 guitars by Leo Brouwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brasil Guitar Duo
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2009 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, O 
Length: 27 Minutes 56 Secs. 

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