Black Venus: New Music for Guitar


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Following his first volume of new guitar music Standing Wave, Black Venus is Tom Kersten’s second volume of new comissions for solo guitar, including works by Giles Swayne, Errollyn Wallen, Howard Skempton, Terry Riley, Leo Brouwer, Philip Cashian, Toru Takemitsu and Gordon McPherson.

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“A bold attempt to push forward the frontiers of the repertory … the playing is persuasive and has real warmth and depth … the recorded sound is excellent.” Gramophone

“Magnetically compelling … an outstanding recording.” International Record Review

Release date: 10th Jun 2005
Order code: BGS113
Barcode: 0801792011324

1. Solo Op. 42 Giles Swayne 14:10
2. Three Ships: I. Sailing Errollyn Wallen 1:33
3. Three Ships: II. Brio Errollyn Wallen 1:22
4. Three Ships: III. Always Sky Errollyn Wallen 2:00
5. Three Ships: IV. Some Trouble Errollyn Wallen 2:10
6. Three Ships: V. My Daddy is a Sailor Errollyn Wallen 0:48
7. Three Ships: VI. Dark Eye Errollyn Wallen 4:12
8. Five Preludes: I Howard Skempton 1:32
9. Five Preludes: II Howard Skempton 0:53
10. Five Preludes: III Howard Skempton 1:11
11. Five Preludes: IV Howard Skempton 1:09
12. Five Preludes: V Howard Skempton 1:04
13. Barabas Terry Riley 4:46
14. Paisaje cubano con tristeza Leo Brouwer 6:06
15. Equinox Toru Takemitsu 5:31
16. Talvi Philip Cashian 6:42
17. Four Dances for Guitar: I. Passionate Philip Cashian 0:49
18. Four Dances for Guitar: II. Fast and Energetic Philip Cashian 1:13
19. Four Dances for Guitar: III. In Slow Motion Philip Cashian 2:09
20. Four Dances for Guitar: IV. Agile Philip Cashian 1:33
21. Study in moto perpetuo (Brevity can save the Nation) Gordon McPherson 3:59


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