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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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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 56

Library shelf no. CD 2654 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

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.

Work Details

Year: 2006

Instrumentation: Guitar.

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.


Performances of this work

21 Oct 2015: at Viva Richard Charlton (Elder Hall).

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