Sunday, August 14, 2011


After some forty years as a musician, I am finally pretty sure about what counts as good music! When I think of some of the pieces I subjected poor, innocent audiences to over the years, I weep.

Don't get me wrong, Henze has written some great pieces, but this arrangement, by Leo Brouwer from El Cimmaron isn't one of them. Then there is this piece:

It is not bad, but compared to the equivalent piano music it is dull, dull, dull. Now here is a fine piece for guitar:

Sorry for the sound quality of these clips...

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