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The Soldier's Return: Guitar Works Inspired by Scotland

Catalogue numberRES10165
Release date2016-05-06

The increasingly in-demand guitarist and lutenist James Akers makes his Resonus solo debut with a stunning album of works for romantic guitar.

Akers provides a captivating programme of works – consisting almost entirely of world premiere recordings – by guitar legends from continental Europe, all inspired by the Scottish landscape its music and its literature.

Featuring Mauro Giuliani & Luigi Legnani (from Italy), Fernando Sor (from Spain) and Johann Kaspar Mertz (from Hungary), this seductive album draws the listener in to the magical, diverse, and even haunting, Scottish influences that bewitched each of these nineteenth century composers.
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$ 8.21
Extra material for download
  Composer: Sor, Fernando
01 Variations on a Scottish Theme 07:07 $ 0.96 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
02 The Soldier’s Return 04:25 $ 0.60 USD
  Composer: Legnani, Luigi
03 Variations on Rossini’s ‘La Marcia’ 07:31 $ 1.01 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
04 Prelude and Scotsoises (1) 04:05 $ 0.55 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
05 Blue Bells of Scotland 04:49 $ 0.65 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
06 Jenny’s Bawbee, A Reel 04:09 $ 0.56 USD
  Composer: Mertz, Johann Kaspar
07 Fingal’s Cave 04:40 $ 0.63 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
08 Coming through the Rye 03:45 $ 0.51 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
09 Prelude and Scotsoises (2) 04:25 $ 0.60 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
10 This is no my ain Lassie 05:05 $ 0.69 USD
  Composer: Legnani, Luigi
11 Variations on Rossini’s ‘Oh Quante Lagrime’ 07:47 $ 1.05 USD
  Composer: Giuliani, Mauro
12 The Old Country Bumpkin 03:03 $ 0.41 USD
  Album total 60:51
ComposerGiuliani, Mauro
Legnani, Luigi
Mertz, Johann Kaspar
Sor, Fernando
GuitarAkers, James

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