Zapateado! Homage to Joaquin Rodrigo


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A disc of works marking the 2001 centenary of the birth of Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999), acknowledged as one of the great Spanish composers of the 20th century who extended the romantic impressionist tradition of Albéniz, Granados, and Falla. Tom Kerstens performs some of the best of his guitar works alongside the premiere recordings of commemorative commissions by Errollyn Wallen, Howard Skempton and Edward McGuire.

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What people are saying

Magnetically compelling … an outstanding recording.International Record Review

“Tom Kerstens is in a rather different league … Sometimes Kerstens makes his guitar sound like a harp, at other times a human voice and he can even convince you that we are hearing orchestral sonorities … Vivid, colourful playing from Tom Kerstens.” BBC Radio 3, CD Review

The performances are persuasive and Kerstens’ playing has a warmth and depth … Gramophone


Tom Kerstens

Release date: 10th Jun 2013
Order code: BGS107
Barcode: 0801792010723

1. Tiento antiguo Joaquin Rodrigo 3:58
2. Sonata Giocosa: I. Allegro moderato Joaquin Rodrigo 3:43
3. Sonata Giocosa: II. Andante moderato Joaquin Rodrigo 3:27
4. Sonata Giocosa: III. Allegro Joaquin Rodrigo 3:30
5. Red (Homage to Rodrigo) Errollyn Wallen 4:37
6. En los Trigales Joaquin Rodrigo 4:16
7. Pastoral Joaquin Rodrigo 3:05
8. Homage to Rodrigo Edward McGuire 7:50
9. Three Spanish Pieces: I. Fandango Joaquin Rodrigo 3:51
10. Three Spanish Pieces: II. Passacaglia Joaquin Rodrigo 5:10
11. Three Spanish Pieces: III. Zapateado Joaquin Rodrigo 3:13
12. Reminiscence for Guitar Howard Skempton 1:17
13. Zarabanda lejana Joaquin Rodrigo 5:15


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