Emanuele Buono, winner of the 2013 Michele Pittaluga Guitar Competition, adds his distinguished performances this month to the Naxos Guitar Laureate Series. The collection now boasts some 50 albums featuring competition winners who are today's leading guitar soloists. Between them, they present a masterly overview of repertoire that reflects the development of the instrument over several centuries.
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Emanuele Buono has established himself as one of the most highly regarded and active guitarists of his generation. His numerous achievements include winning the prestigious Pittaluga competition in 2013. This fascinating programme brings together music from Renaissance Italy, the golden age of the guitar in early 19th-century Europe, and modern classical sounds from 20th-century Spain.
Listen to an extract from Antonio José's Guitar Sonata: Movt. I. Allegro moderato
Companion discs from the Guitar Laureate Series
8.572916 Rafael Aguirre
2010 'Alhambra' International Guitar Competition
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