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Guitar Double Concertos / Trapaga, Folgueira


Release Date: 05/10/2019 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573816  
Composer:  David Del PuertoAntón Garcia AbrilJavier López de Guereña
Performer:  Miguel TrapagaAngel Luis CastanoTeresa FolgueiraFernando Arias
Conductor:  Óliver Díaz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Spanish music has been enriched in recent years by a series of striking and exciting double concertos featuring the country’s emblematic instrument, the guitar. Leading composer Anton Garcia Abril has written prolifically for the guitar and Concierto de Gibralfaro offers three evocative vignettes for two guitars. Mistral by David del Puerto is written for the highly unusual combination of guitar and accordion, a single movement concerto of great color and dynamic palette. Guerena’s Concierto ecuanime, for guitar and vibraphone, embraces the rhythmic influence of jazz while employing the tuning used in the rodena form of flamenco. Miguel Trápaga was born in Cantabria, Spain. He studied at the Ataulfo Argenta Conservatory, and at Royal Read more Conservatory of Music of Madrid with Javier Canduela and Demetrio Ballesteros, respectively. He also received lessons from Jose Tomas, Miguel Angel Girollet, Manuel Estevez, and others. He has won top prizes in several international competitions, and has performed in broadcasts for Spanish National Radio, BBC, and others. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mistral by David Del Puerto
Performer:  Miguel Trapaga (Guitar), Angel Luis Castano (Accordion)
Conductor:  Óliver Díaz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011; Spain 
2.
Concierto de Gibralfaro by Antón Garcia Abril
Performer:  Miguel Trapaga (Guitar), Teresa Folgueira (Guitar)
Conductor:  Óliver Díaz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
3.
Concierto ecuánime by Javier López de Guereña
Performer:  Miguel Trapaga (Guitar), Fernando Arias (Vibraphone)
Conductor:  Óliver Díaz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Spain 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Outstanding October 12, 2019 By Henry S. (Springfield, VA) See All My Reviews "This is a very fine recording of modern Spanish music for guitar and orchestra, in fact 2 guitars. Double guitar concertos by Spanish composers David del Puerto, Anton Garcia Abril, and Javier Lopez de Guerena are the order of the day here, and each receives a great performance by Miguel Trapaga and Teresa Folgueira, backed up by an excellent regional Spanish orchestra, the Oviedo Filarmonia. The overall ambience of the entire program is relaxed, and the music flows lyrically, maintaining a natural and pleasant balance between soloists and orchestra throughout. This new Naxos disk should find favor with any Arkivmusic patron who appreciates the fusion of guitar and orchestra. Definitely worth a listen!!" Report Abuse
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