photo credit- Frank Wojciechowski
 

Playing the Guitar

“The guitar is no more than a cowbell, so easy to play, especially rasgueado, that there is not a stable lad who is not a guitarist.”

-Sebastian Covarrubias Oroco, 17th century

"I have always been attracted to terrible instruments..."

-Hector Berlioz, 19th century

   
   

 

 

   
J.S. Bach – Prelude BWV 999; AML – Variation
 
 
 
clip length: 3'38"
 
         
   
J.S. Bach – Allemande from BWV 996
   
clip length: 3'12"
 
 
         

Andrew McKenna Lee
1. Scordatura Suite
2. Five Refractions of a Prelude by Bach
3. Sunrise from the Bottom of the Sea
4. Unraveling

 
   
J.S. Bach
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro (BWV 998)
 

1. Prelude
2. Fugue
3. Allegro

 
 
Lennox Berkeley
Sonatina, Op. 51

1. Allegretto
2. Lento
3. Rondo: Allegro non troppo

 
   
D. Scarlatti – Sonata K. 481 in A Minor
   
clip length: 5'47"
 
   
Lennox Berkeley – Sonatina, Op. 51; I. Allegretto
   
clip length: 4'37"
 
   
Lee – Scordatura Suite: I. Arabescata
   
clip length: 4'52"
 
   
Lee – Scordatura Suite: II. Gravity and Air
   
clip length: 5'38"
 
   
Lee – Scordatura Suite: III. Dizzying Array
   
clip length: 5'53"
 
 
Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint
 
 
3 clips
 
     
     
Arabescata and Sunrise From the Bottom of the Sea
 
 
 
clip length: 8'06"