Abrill Tirado, Pedro Ximénez - Minueto 8 - Video

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Abrill Tirado, Pedro Ximénez - Minueto 8 - Video

Post by Rui Namora » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:57 pm

Pedro Ximénez de Abrill-Tirado (1780 ?, Arequipa, Peru - 1856, Sucre, Bolivia) - Minueto n°8 in D minor, from "100 Menuets"

Published in Paris (Parent & Cie.), 1844

Pedro Ximénez de Abrill-Tirado, born in Peru, was a prolific composer, guitarist, cellist and Kapellmeister. His musical work, of classical style, includes symphonies, concertos, masses, string quartets, e songs for voice and piano. Beyond the "100 Menuets", other works for guitar that have survived to the present day are "Mis pasatiempos al pie del Volcan" score - http://hz.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usim ... iempos.pdf and the Divertimento op.43, for guitar, two flutes and string quartet.

Romantic guitar, XIX century (unknown luthier)

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Re: Abrill Tirado, Pedro Ximénez - Minueto 8 - Video

Post by Kenbobpdx » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:00 pm

Very nice! It is always nice to get introduced to a composer that I've not heard of. I love your playing on the period instrument. It has such an intimate sound.
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