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Guitar Duo Recital: Amadeus Guitar Duo - HANDEL, G.F. / VIVALDI, A. / BACH, J.S. / FRANCK, C. (Baroque Moments)

    




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Guitar Duo Recital: Amadeus Guitar Duo - HANDEL, G.F. / VIVALDI, A. / BACH, J.S. / FRANCK, C. (Baroque Moments)

J.S. Bach’s Italian Concerto and monumental Chaconne (heard here in the famous Busoni transcription) form the cornerstones of this disc of Baroque favourites performed on two guitars by the Amadeus Guitar Duo. One of Vivaldi’s most famous concertos, the D major RV 93 originally written for lute is transcribed to excellent effect for guitar duo. Franck’s Prélude, Fugue et Variation, a work inspired by the organ transcriptions of J.S. Bach, illustrates further how adept the Amadeus Guitar Duo is at reinventing these popular pieces for its own medium.


Handel, George Frideric
Kavanagh, Dale / Kirchhoff, Thomas, arranger(s)

  Chaconne in G Major, HWV 435 (arr. Amadeus Guitar Duo for 2 guitars)
1.   Chaconne in G Major, HWV 435 (arr. Amadeus Guitar Duo for 2 guitars) 00:09:21

Vivaldi, Antonio
Gerstmeier, Frank, arranger(s)

  Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D Major, RV 93 (arr. F. Gerstmeier for 2 guitars)
2.   I. Allegro 00:03:28
3.   II. Largo 00:04:11
4.   III. Allegro 00:02:01

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Busoni, Ferruccio / Stracke, Ulrich, arranger(s)

  Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne (arr. F. Busoni and U. Stracke for 2 guitars)
5.   Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne (arr. F. Busoni and U. Stracke for 2 guitars) 00:13:47

Franck, César
Ophee, Matanya, arranger(s)

  Prelude, Fugue et Variation, Op. 18 (arr. M. Ophee for 2 guitars)
6.   Prelude 00:03:04
7.   Fugue 00:02:29
8.   Variation 00:03:31

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Kappel, Hubert, arranger(s)

  Concerto in the Italian Style in F Major, BWV 971, "Italian Concerto" (arr. H. Kappel for 2 guitars)
9.   I. Allegro 00:04:18
10.   II. Andante 00:05:10
11.   III. Presto 00:04:33

Hassler, Hans Leo
Gerstmeier, Frank / Bach, Johann Sebastian, arranger(s)

  Mein Geist ist mir verwirret (arr. J.S. Bach and F. Gerstmeier for 2 guitars)
12.   Mein Geist ist mir verwirret (arr. J.S. Bach and F. Gerstmeier for 2 guitars) 00:01:36

Total Playing Time: 00:57:29






Composer(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian; Franck, César; Handel, George Frideric; Hassler, Hans Leo; Vivaldi, Antonio

Arranger(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian; Busoni, Ferruccio; Gerstmeier, Frank; Kappel, Hubert; Kavanagh, Dale; Kirchhoff, Thomas; Ophee, Matanya; Stracke, Ulrich

Ensemble(s):
Amadeus Guitar Duo

Label: Naxos

Series: Guitar Collection

Genre: Concerto; Instrumental

Period: Baroque; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.573440

Barcode: 747313344079

Physical Release: 07/2015

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