2020: new collection "Fifteen Shades of Guitar"
Shades of Guitar #1 (Strangers in the Night)
Shades of Guitar #2 (Alborada)
Shades of Guitar #3 (If)
Shades of Guitar #4 (Rêve)
Shades of Guitar #6 (variations on Jeux Interdits)
Shades of Guitar #7 (Andante armonioso)
PETITE SUITE FRANÇAISE : Villageoise
; I commissioned the great composer John
Duarte in 1974: the purpose was to enrich our guitar repertoire with
John DUARTE, PETITE SUITE FRANÇAISE : Le
Trouvère et la Douce Dame Jolie ; This
second movement is a courtly love story:
John DUARTE, PETITE SUITE FRANÇAISE : La Rondette ; Last movement of this Petite Suite Francaise. A gay round dance, both elegant and lively, in the Renaissance style.
Wlademar HENRIQUE / Jumez: Legend from the Amazon ; mystery and rhythm.
Moorish Dance, by SALUNCAR (arr. Jumez); Arabo-Andalusian music, announcing flamenco.
Bolero, by Maurice Ravel (arr. Peter Kraus); a bold transcription of the celebrated work.
PIERRE LERICH: Ragtime ; this was a great present from the author in 1993.
José Olivera QUEIROZ: Zulquei Walz ; in tribute to Zulmira, his wife (hence the title)
YOCOH : Sakura: a great transcription of the famous Japanese koto piece.
Etude 22, by Napoleon COSTE (arr. Jumez); great piece to warm up!.
La Chasse, by Mauro GIULIANI: An accurate depiction of a hunting session, with hornets, the pack of staghounds, the poor doe, the village dance, the mort....
African Dance, by Charles CAMILLERI: this composer from Malta masters both the African and the European cultures..
Etude, by Matteo CARCASSI: A delicious moment, far from the madding word..
Tango en skaï, by Roland DYENS: The perpetual Argentine sensuality.
J'ai du bon tabac, by Mario CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: This is the final fugue based on a French Folk song ("I''ve got good tobacco"), concluding a humoristic suite fo which no audience gave me the cold shoulder. In the 30s, a musical critic in Geneva wrote that, even if Segovia performed "J'ai du bon tabac", it would be superb anyhow. The great Italian composer took the challenge... You may also only view the spectacular Fugue.
Capricho Årabe Catalan composer Francisco Tarrega's (1852-1909) major work