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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Rodrigo, Serranilla, Songs with Guitar Accompaniment, Jose Ferrero, Marco Socias
These deserve a wider hearing and in the guitar accompanied versions we have especially fine vintage Rodrigo, some 60 year's worth. Everyone will recognize and appreciate his "Aranquez, ma pensee," a song setting of the principal theme from "Concierto de Aranquez." But the rest have the power to enchant as well.
The guitar and tenor combination seems just right for Rodrigo's intimate approach and the Ferrero-Socias handling of it all is very idiomatic and beautiful to experience.
A volume to savor! Well worth hearing many times.