David Leisner
solo guitar
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Music of the Human Spirit
David Leisner, guitar

  • Sonata Op. 47 by Alberto Ginastera  32:21
      1. Esordio  1:19Audio Sample
      2. Scherzo  1:03
      3. Canto  2:42
      4. Finale  3:15
     
  • From Kakadu by Peter Sculthorpe
      5. Grave  2:39
      6. Comodo  1:35
      7. Misterioso  2:30
      8. Cantando 3:07
     
  • Variations on a Tune of Stephen Foster by Richard Winslow
    Part One
      9. The Tune  3:30
     10. Variation I  3:26
     11. Variation II  4:11
     12. Variation III  2:16
     13. Variation IV  4:44
     14. Variation V  2:51
     15. Variation VI  3:15
     
  • Part Two
     16. Variation I  3:19
     17. Variation II  3:17
     18. Variation III  4:33
     19. Variation IV  2:37
     20. Variation V  3:35
     
  • 21. Fourth Knee Play by Philip Glass
          (from Einstein on the Beach)
     
  • 22. Serenade by Lou Harrison  4:56
  • 23. Sarabande by Francis Poulenc  5:29
     
  • Suite by Ned Rorem  5:29
    24. Like a Distant Shower of Silver
    25. Rollicking
    26. Allegretto
    27. Melancholy
    28. Rapid, like raindrops
    29. Loud and fast and dry
    30. Brisk - Maestoso

Total running time: 1:16:28
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Heitor Villa-Lobos
The Complete Solo Guitar Works

Features the first recording of the 1928 manuscript version of the 12 Etudes.

  • Twelve Etudes (1928) 32:21
    1. No. 1 in e minor 1:19Audio Sample
    2. No. 2 in A Major 1:03
    3. No. 3 in D Major 2:42
    4. No. 4 in G Major 3:15
    5. No. 5 in C Major 2:39
    6. No. 6 in e minor 1:35
    7. No. 7 in E Major 2:30
    8. No. 8 in c# minor 3:07
    9. No. 9 in f# minor 3:30
    10. No. 10 in b minor 3:26
    11. No. 11 in e minor 4:11
    12. No. 12 in a minor 2:16
  • Five Preludes (1940) 17:46
    13. No. 1 in e minor 4:44
    14. No. 2 in E Major 2:51
    15. No. 3 in a minor 3:15
    16. No. 4 in e minor 3:19
    17. No. 5 in D Major 3:17
  • 18. Ch˘ros No. 1 (1920) 4:33
  • Suite Populaire BrÚsilienne (1908-1912) 21:26
    19. Mazurka-Ch˘ro 2:37
    20. Schottish-Ch˘ro 3:35
    21. Valsa-Ch˘ro 4:33
    22. Gavotta-Ch˘ro 4:56
    23. Ch˘rinho 5:29

Total running time: 1:16:28
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J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Works for Solo Guitar

  • Cello Suite No. 3, BWV 1009
  • Prelude  Audio Sample
  • Allemande
  • Courante
  • Sarabande
  • Bourrees I & II
  • Gigue


  • Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996
  • Prelude: Passaggio, Presto
  • Allemande
  • Courante
  • Sarabande
  • Bourree
  • Gigue


  • Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998
  • Prelude
  • Fugue
  • Allegro


  • Partita for Unaccompanied Flute, BWV 1013
  • Allemande
  • Courante
  • Sarabande
  • Bourree Anglaise

Review
All arrangements by David Leisner
The Cello Suite No. 3 and Partita are published by
Merion Music/Theodore Presser Co.


Azica product number ACD-71210
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Le Romantique
Mertz - Schubert

Johann Kaspar Mertz

  • Romanze, vol. 10, no. 1 2:42
  • Scherzo, vol. 10, no. 2 2:28
  • Fingals Hohle, vol. 5, no. 1 2:45
  • Schnsucht, vol. 10, no. 3 2:43
  • Tarantelle, vol. 6, no. 1 3:46
  • Elegy, without opus no. 8:09
  • Le Romantique, without opus no. 6:12
  • Hungarian Fantasy, op. 65, no. 1 7:31

Franz Schubert
arranged for guitar by J.K. Mertz,
edited by D. Leisner

  • Das Fischermadchen  2:00  Audio Sample
  • Lob der Thranen 3:51
  • Liebesbothschaft 3:59
  • Aufenthalt 3:30
  • Standchen 4:17
  • Die Post 2:27


total running time 57:23
Azica product number ACD-71223
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