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Laureate Series, Guitar: Rovshan Mamedkuliev

Amirov / Mamedkuliev,Royshan
Release Date: 05/28/2013 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573179   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Manuel de FallaFikret AmirovMiguel LlobetSergei Rudnev,   ... 
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Rovshan Mamedkuliev was first prize-winner at the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America Competition in 2012, and now stands as one of the world’s most exciting young instrumentalists. He has constructed a programme with several themes. Iberian music is represented by Falla, Albéniz and Turina, and by two of the titans of guitar playing, Miguel Llobet and Francisco Tárrega. He also includes music by his Azerbaijani compatriot, Fikret Amirov, whose folkloricinfluenced music is another thematic link. The kaleidoscopic Just How Funky Are You by Andrew York and Leo Brouwer’s An Idea explore the guitar’s contemporary vitality. Rovshan Mamedkuliev was first prize-winner at the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America Competition in 2012, and now stands as one of the world’s most exciting young instrumentalists. He has constructed a programme with several themes. Iberian music is represented by Falla, Albéniz and Turina, and by two of the titans of guitar playing, Miguel Llobet and Francisco Tárrega. He also includes music by his Azerbaijani compatriot, Fikret Amirov, whose folkloricinfluenced music is another thematic link. The kaleidoscopic Just How Funky Are You by Andrew York and Leo Brouwer’s An Idea explore the guitar’s contemporary vitality. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La vida breve: Spanish Dance no 1 by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 
2.
Miniatures (12) for Piano: Excerpt(s) by Fikret Amirov
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
3.
Variations for Guitar on a theme by Sor, Op. 15 by Miguel Llobet
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; Spain 
4.
Ivushka by Sergei Rudnev
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
5.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
6.
Fantasia for Guitar, Op. 29 "Sevillana" by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Spain 
7.
Capriccio Diabolico for Guitar, Op. 85 "Omaggio a Paganini" by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Florence, Italy 
8.
Just How Funky Are You by Andrew York
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
9.
An Idea by Leo Brouwer
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999 
10.
Gran Jota Aragonesa by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 

Sound Samples

La vida breve (arr. K. Fujii for guitar): La vida breve, Act II: Danse espagnole No. 1 (arr. K. Fujii for guitar)
12 Miniatyur (arr. R. Mamedkuliev for guitar): No. 1. Ballad
12 Miniatyur (arr. R. Mamedkuliev for guitar): No. 2. Ashug's Song
12 Miniatyur (arr. R. Mamedkuliev for guitar): No. 5. Lyrical Dance
12 Miniatyur (arr. R. Mamedkuliev for guitar): No. 6. On Hunting
12 Miniatyur (arr. R. Mamedkuliev for guitar): No. 3. Nocturne
12 Miniatyur (arr. R. Mamedkuliev for guitar): No. 10. Toccata
Variations on a Theme of Sor, Op. 15
Ivushka
Suite espanola No. 1, Op. 47 (arr. F. Tarrega for guitar): Suite espanola No. 1, Op. 47: III. Sevilla (arr. F. Tarrega for guitar)
Sevillana, Op. 29
Capriccio diabolico, Op. 85, "Homage to Paganini"
Just How Funky Are You
An Idea (Passacaglia for Eli)
Gran Jota

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