Suite Latina : guitar solo
by Richard Charlton (2006)
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Performance by Hilary Field from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 56
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Library shelf no. CD 2654 [Available for loan]
Based on various South American styles, this work opens with a toccata-like 'Preludio' in the form of a choros followed by a slow 'Tango' with slightly dark harmonies. 'Cancion del Rosa' is a nostalgic memory of the smell of a rose garden on a warm sunny afternoon and the last movement, 'Vals by Moonlight', is a homage to the great Venezuelan guitar composer Antonio Lauro.
Duration: 9 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Some movements are of a medium level difficulty only
Contents note: Preludio -- 1. Tango in the dark -- 2. Cancion de la rosa (The song of the rose) -- 3. Vals by moonlight (Homage to Lauro).
Dedication note: Dedicated to Oliver Fartach-Naini
Commission note: Commissioned by Oliver Fartach-Naini.
First performance: by Hilary Field — 1 Jul 14. Seattle, Canada
Written in South American idiom.
'Preludio' added in 2007.
- In the form/style of: Suites
Performances of this work
16 Apr 16: Hillwood Recital Hall, LIU Post campus, Long Island University, Brookville, NY USA. Featuring Hilary Field.
21 Oct 2015: at Viva Richard Charlton (Elder Hall).
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