#Interview with Heike Matthiesen (Dicember 2016) on #neuguitars #blog

Interview with Heike Matthiesen Hello Heike, how are you? Our last interview was for the Visionary Guitars’ book, it seems you have been pretty busy in the last time…. Yes, the last months were absolutely crazy, many countries, many different solo programs and the Aranjuez which is always a special moment in life of a…

#Download #Podcast: Serenade di Heike Matthiesen su #neuguitars #blog

Download Podcast Chitarrista classica formata da Pepe Romero, Heike Matthiesen ha sempre dimostrato un talento e una invidiabile naturalezza nell’interpretazione del repertorio classico. Questa sera la ascolteremo col suo ultimo cd “Serenade” dedicato alla musica romantica. Download Podcast Formed by classical guitarist Pepe Romero, Heike Matthiesen has always shown a talent and an enviable natural…

#Recensione di Serenade di Heike Matthiesen, 2013 su #neuguitars #blog

Sembra quasi incredibile parlarne oggi come oggi, ma provate a pensare a un mondo dove non esiste musica registrata, non solo niente i-Pod o mp3 o Spootify, ma neanche niente dischi, niente di analogico, neanche un 33 giri. L’unico modo per poter ascoltare la musica è trovare qualcuno che la suoni .. andare ai concerti….

#Recensione di Guitar Ladies di Heike Matthiesen, 2016 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Guitar Ladies di Heike Matthiesen, 2016 “Quando a esibirsi è una musicista donna, sorge ad esempio il problema dell’esistenza o meno di uno stile musicale propriamente ‘femminile’.” Quanta ragione c’è in questa affermazione di Edward W. Said? Tanta, veramente tanta, credo. E’ vero è difficile uscire dai cliché tradizionali e ancora oggi non…

#video Heike Matthiesen #playlist on #neuguitars #blog

Heike Matthiesen is one of Germany’s leading guitarists whose virtuosity and spirited performance, coupled with a charismatic stage presence, are regularly highlighted by the press. Born in Braunschweig, she received comprehensive musical training on the piano at an early age and only took up the guitar when she was 18. About a year later, she…

#video Sergio Sorrentino #playlist on #neuguitars #blog

Sergio Sorrentino is “one of the most important contemporary italian guitarists” (RAI Radio Tre). As a performer he promotes the classical guitar and electric guitar contemporary repertory. As a composer and improviser his music is based on sonic research and combines elements of contemporary classical music, minimalism, avant-garde, ambient, experimental. Casa Ricordi and Universal have published his…

#Recensione di Sylvano Bussotti Complete Music for Solo Guitar di Sergio Sorrentino, Creative Sources Recordings, 2016 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Sylvano Bussotti Complete Music for Solo Guitar di Sergio Sorrentino, Creative Sources Recordings, 2016 “Three composers have influenced me – listening to their music as much as their personal acquaintance: Luigi Dallpiccola, when I was fourteen Pierre Boulez, when I was twenty-four John Cage, when I was twenty-six” * Posso dirlo? Era ora!…

#Recensione di Streams di Jakob Bro (ECM Records 2016 su #neuguitars #blog

Recensione di Streams di Jakob Bro (ECM Records 2016) Ho atteso questo disco con grosse aspettative. Il chitarrista danese Jakob Bro da diverso tempo si sta imponendo come uno dei nuovi leader a livello mondiale per quanto riguarda il jazz e la chitarra jazz. Ad aumentare il senso dell’attesa hanno contribuito anche i numerosi video…

#video Smaro Gregoriadou’s #playlist on #neuguitars #blog

Greek guitar soloist and composer Smaro Gregoriadou attempts a redefinition of the classical guitar’s sound and technique through the “Reinventing guitar!” project that she introduced in 2009, based on Kertsopoulos Aesthetics platform of inventions. Her innovative artistic and pedagogical approach has generated enthusiastic response worldwide. As the eminent American critic Mr. Raymond Tuttle put it:…

#Review of El Aleph 20th and 21th Century Guitar Music Smaro Gregoriadu, Delos Productions, 2016 on #neuguitars #blog

Review of El Aleph 20th and 21th Century Guitar Music Smaro Gregoriadu, Delos Productions, 2016 http://www.smarogregoriadou.com/ https://www.reverbnation.com/smarogregoriadoureinventingguitar http://kertsopoulosaesthetics.blogspot.it/2012/08/smaro-gregoriadou-reinventing-guitar-ii.html Borges wrote, ” I saw the Aleph from all points, I saw in the Aleph the ground and in ground again the Aleph and the Alephin in the earth, I saw my face and my bowels, I…

#video Body/Head (Kim Gordon and Bill Nace) at Hassle Fest 2014 on #neuguitars #blog

Like this performance at Boston’s Hassle Fest in 2014, Body/Head’s live show isn’t conventionally separated by songs or a prepared setlist—the concert is a continuous wall of sound. Body/Head are an American experimental electric guitar duo composed of Kim Gordon and Bill Nace. They began working together in 2011 in Massachusetts, but the Body/Head concept…