Guitar Homages
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Fantastic new recital by Italian guitarist Luca Villani, who interprets great pieces composed by the finest guitar composers celebrating other musicians. The Mexican Manuel Ponce Sonata Clasica is, in fact, a perfect homage to Fernando Sor, the classical guitar icon. Joaquin Rodrigo poignant Invocacin y Danza is an homage to Manuel de Falla, who gave spark with Homenaje Debussy to the modern guitar. Another flamenco style piece is the sparkling Joaquin Turina Homenaje a Trrega. Finally, the Hommage Chopin is a gem by the polish Alexandre Tansman to his greatest patriot artist. Wonderful to hear (Scotsman).