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The Guitar

Rupert Boyd

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1
Felicidade (Arr. R. Dyens for Guitar)
Roland Dyens; Antônio Carlos Jobim; Roland Dyens; Rupert Boyd
4:41
2
Estrada branca (Arr. P. Bellinati for Guitar)
Paulo Bellinati; Antônio Carlos Jobim; Paulo Bellinati; Rupert Boyd
2:47
3
Introduction & Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9
Fernando Sor; Rupert Boyd
8:03
Suite in E Major, BWV 1006a  
4
I. Prelude
Johann Sebastian Bach; Rupert Boyd
4:21
5
II. Loure
Johann Sebastian Bach; Rupert Boyd
3:25
6
III. Gavotte en rondeau
Johann Sebastian Bach; Rupert Boyd
3:18
7
IV. Menuett I - V. Menuett II
Johann Sebastian Bach; Rupert Boyd
4:53
8
VI. Bourrée
Johann Sebastian Bach; Rupert Boyd
1:37
9
VII. Gigue
Johann Sebastian Bach; Rupert Boyd
2:03
10
A Closed World of Fine Feelings (Version for Guitar)
Graeme Koehne; Rupert Boyd
5:20
Estudios Sencillos  
11
No. 1, Movido
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
0:45
12
No. 2, Coral. Lento
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
1:09
13
No. 3, Rápido
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
0:20
14
No. 4, Cómodo. Allegretto
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
0:41
15
No. 5, Montuno. Allegretto
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
0:50
16
No. 6, —
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
1:01
17
No. 7, Lo más rápido posible
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
0:38
18
No. 8, Tranquilo
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
1:20
19
No. 9, Scherzo
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
0:38
20
No. 10, —
Leo Brouwer; Rupert Boyd
0:41
21
Milonga del angel (Arr. B. Benítez for Guitar)
Baltazar Benítez; Astor Piazzolla; Baltazar Benítez; Rupert Boyd
5:31
22
La muerte del angel (Arr. B. Benítez for Guitar)
Baltazar Benítez; Astor Piazzolla; Baltazar Benítez; Rupert Boyd
3:50
23
Julia (Arr. R. Boyd for Guitar)
Rupert Boyd; John Lennon; Paul McCartney; Rupert Boyd
2:03
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    59:55
"This album pays homage to the guitar. While the casual listener may recognise many of these works as favourites from the guitar canon, the majority of the repertoire wasn’t originally written for the instrument.

Only the Sor and the Brouwer were originally guitar compositions. The other works started life in a different form, and stand testament to the strength and versatility of the guitar to not only play such a diverse range of repertoire, but to truly embrace it.

With its polyphonic capabilities and roots in popular music around the world, the guitar is singularly capable of such a traverse of styles. This album is not, as the title may imply, a collection of the most beloved or greatest hits from the classical guitar repertoire, but instead a demonstration of the power and ability of the guitar to perform and assume ownership of such beloved repertoire."
- Rupert Boyd

New York-based Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd has been described by The Washington Post as “truly evocative”, by Gramophone as a “fine guitarist”, and by Classical Guitar Magazine as “a player who deserves to be heard”. He has performed across four continents, from New York’s Carnegie Hall, to festivals in Europe, China, India, Nepal, the Philippines, New Zealand and Australia.
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