- composer, producer and musician who creates soundtracks for all kinds of Film, TV and Radio programs.
In these videos recorded in July of this year at St. Vincent’s Chapel, Edinburgh he plays a 2017 640mm version of my 1940 Hauser/Bream copy.
Read what he says about his guitar here
Three recent videos below by:
Hong Tee, excerpt from her March 2017 Leo Brouwer recital;
Simon Davies , excerpt from his new classical guitar album '100 Years' - Music from the Baroque;
David Harvey, excerpt from his October 2016 'Elegy....Pilgrimage' recital.
Scroll down the page to hear more from these three performers.
To listen to more of David Harvey's recital follow this link: David Harvey - Elegy...Pilgrimage recital The programme contains works by Gaspar Sanz, Fernando Sor, Federico Mompou and Toru Takemitsu.
Simon plays a spruce/ rosewood 2006 guitar.
In these very well recorded videos Simon plays his own composition " Song for a friend", the famous Catalan folk song Canco del Lladre, and Canarios by Gaspar Sanz.
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Simon Davies (Rohan Lowe guitar) and Nicholas Lee
"To encounter a single guitarist capable of shaping these lilting phrases with such sensitivity to musical atmosphere is rare enough, to discover two who move and think as one with such effortless technical precision and expertise is nothing short of miraculous."
International Record Review, July 2008
Live recording of Paul Gregory's recital at St. Peters's Church, Seaford. May 2008. Paul Gregory playing a 2008 spruce/ rosewood guitar.
Joaquín Turina's Homenaje a Tárrega (Garrotín y Solerares)
"Sakura", the beautiful guitar arrangement by Yocho of the traditional Japanese melody.
Chris Dumigan's lyrical and sentimental Fantasy on "Shenandoah" .
David I. H. Harvey
David Harvey in his solo recital ' Fantasies and enchantments ' at St Mary le Bow, London, Thursday 19 May 2016, playing a 2016 copy of the 1940 Hermann Hauser guitar played by Julian Bream for many years.
The programme began with Renaissance works by the Spanish vihuela composers Luis de Narvaez, Luis Milan and Alonso Mudarra, followed by a contemporary piece by Rob Keeley ' Encantamientos', written for Fabio Zanon in 1996, and closed with ' Fantasia - Sonata ' by Joan Manen, written for Segovia.
What David says about his guitar: "Simply, it’s an extraordinary guitar...." more
This recital by David Harvey features the music of Mexican composer Manuel Maria Ponce performed at St Mary le Bow, Cheapside, London, 5 February 2015. The recital was played on a 2013 spruce-top/madagascar rosewood back and sides, fan-braced guitar lent for the occasion.
Listen to the whole programme here on David's Soundcloud page
Programme: Two masterpieces by Mexican composer Manuel Maria Ponce. The sunny and festive Sonatina Meridional, followed by the piece that its dedicatee Andrès Segovia called “the Old Testament of the Guitar” — the monumental Variations and Fugue on Folia de España. As an added bonus, the lovely Sarabande from the pastiche suite that Ponce composed for Segovia, who insisted on programming it by Silvius Leopold Weiss for years after the secret was out...
Hong Tee , Malaysia. She plays a 2014 spruce/indian rosewood Model 12 fan-braced guitar. 640mm scale-length.
In the YouTube videos below Hong plays Carlo Domeniconi's 'Koyunbaba' and Roland Dyens 'Fuoco' (Libra Sonatine), excerpts from a recital given in Singapore in May 2016.
In the audio clips below Hong plays in a recent studio recording.
Homenaje.... Manuel De Falla and Bagatelles 2 & 3.... from William Walton's Five Bagatelles
Eurico Pereira, Portugal plays a 2005 spruce/indian rosewood fan-braced guitar.
Here he plays a couple of his own compositions - they are recorded in a small space and there is a bit of high frequency background hiss on these.
And in a live performance, Eurico plays the Fugue from Violin Sonata no. 1 in G Minor BWV 1001 by J. S. Bach. The recording level is very low on this one, so you'll need to turn up the volume, but the recording quality is by far the best of the three...
Michael Hulmes plays a spruce/indian rosewood guitar made in 1999 in his
"AMERICANA" album (2008)
Featuring music by Andrew York, Ben Verdery, Jorge Morel and Agustin Barrios the CD mixes the music of South America with the modern flavours of contemporary American composers.
Listen to sample tracks from the album here
Sasha Savaloni plays a spruce/ rosewood guitar made in 2008.
In the first video he accompanies the soprano, Alison Mcneill in Le Rossignol by Matyas Seiber. In the second they perform Jota from Siete Canciones Espanolas by Manuel de Falla. They began collaborating in 2011 when they were students at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire.
In the solo recording he performs Heitor Villa Lobos Etudes 4 & 11.
Iranian Scottish guitarist Sasha Savaloni was born in 1992. He has recently graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a Masters Degree with Distinction under the supervision of renowned performer and teacher Prof. Allan Neave.Competition prizes include 1st Prize winner of the International Classical Guitar Trophy at the Glasgow Music Festival in 2009, 1st Prize winner of the Chanterelle Guitar Award in 2010, 1st Prize winner of the North East Scotland Classical Guitar Society Award in 2011, 2nd Prize winner of the Governor's Recital Prize for Strings in 2015 and 2nd Prize winner of the Ivor Mairants International Guitar Competition in 2015 .