"Consistently clean and musical...he has a pleasantly relaxed stage manner which won over the audience right from the word go". -
Alan Rinehart has made many contributions to the guitar world as a performer, teacher, and music editor. Completing studies at Western Michigan University and a Professional Music Training Diploma from Vancouver Community College, he studied lute repertoire and technique in London, England at the Early Music Centre with Anthony Rooley, Jakob Lindberg, Nigel North and Emma Kirkby.
In addition to many concert recitals, he has performed at international music festivals in Spain, the United States, Toronto and Quebec and appeared on CBC radio andRead more TV.
This album presents a musical survey of the wonderful repertoire of solo lute music from 16th century Italy adapted for and played on the guitar. The recording ranges from the earliest printed music from Venice to the rich counterpoint of the time of Palestrina. Read less