Dagger Moth plays her silk: Silk around the marrow by Dagger Moth (Sara Ardizzoni) Audioglobe, 2016 on #neuguitars #blog

Dagger Moth plays her silk: Silk around the marrow by Dagger Moth (Sara Ardizzoni) Audioglobe, 2016 https://daggermothmusic.bandcamp.com/ http://saraardizzoni.wixsite.com/dagger-moth Listening to a record is less trivial thing than it might seem. I don’t use spotify, I don’t listen to mp3 on my smartphone. I want the records, CD or LP, better the CD. And I listen…

The blues and the isolationist gospel played by Stian Westerhus on #neuguitars #blog

https://stianwesterhus.bandcamp.com/ https://houseofmythology.com/releases/view/stian-westerhus-redundance Westerhus was expected. You don’t throw a record like “Amputation”, you don’t leave such a concept in suspense without the listener expecting a raise, a new episode, a continuation or a denial. One answer, and the answer is “Redundance”, the catharsis. This record arrived the moment the world closed in Covid-19’s emotional, empathic…

Alberto Mesirca plays Vicente Asencio, Brilliant Classics, 2020 on #neuguitars #blog

https://www.brilliantclassics.com/articles/a/asencio-complete-guitar-music/ Vicente Asencio (Valencia 1908 – 1979) “Vicente Asencio is part of the group of Spanish composers who dedicated some compositions to Segovia characterized by a late-Impressionist language, but of popular origin. The Suite Mistica is composed of three pieces inspired by the evangelical tradition and the dedicatee recorded it in 1977. It was the…

Other forms of chamber music for guitar: Lo scuro Informe by PhreeAngles and Scot Ray Quartet on #neuguitars #blog

https://scotray.bandcamp.com/album/scot-ray-quartet https://phreeangles.wixsite.com/phreeangles The guitar never ceases to amaze us, constantly proving to be an instrument capable of always adapting to different and innovative contexts. Maybe I’m wrong. The instrument may have characteristics that make it so flexible and adaptable to the times, society and cultural needs that it expresses, but the difference, innovation, desire is…

The first collection of 4’33 ”, the first collection of the versions of silence. 45’18” on #neuguitars #blog

https://www.discogs.com/it/Various-4518/release/633979 http://www.kormplastics.nl/ This record belongs to the category of musical objects that delight collectors and researchers. We are in 2002 and the obscure Korm Plastics label in Amsterdam makes this CD entitled 45’18 “which contains nine versions of 4’33” by various artists, or more precisely some versions plus some tributes to the piece. Korm Plastics…

The chamber music for guitar of the composer Sofija Gubajdulina: GUBAIDULINA, S .: Guitar Works (Complete) (Tanenbaum) on #neuguitars #blog

https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.573379 Most of Sofija Gubajdulina’s works are instrumental chamber music. Such an interest in chamber genres is easily explained, given the great possibilities of performance that they offer even with a small number of musicians, and it should not be forgotten how much important is for Gubajdulina the real sound of the composition. But not…