Fabled for its ability to seduce gods and calm mad kings, the lute has long been bestowed with magical powers. On the baroque guitar, rarely-heard vihuela da mano, and the elegant, long-necked theorbo, Argentinian Eduardo Egüez invites us into the quietly passionate world of Italian, Spanish Renaissance and Baroque solo lute music.
Luys Milán (1500-1561): Tres Pavanas a la italiana Fantasia del VII y VIII tono Fantasia del VIII tono
Luys de Narváez (1490-1547): Fantasia del V tono Fantasia del I tono
Alonso Mudarra (1510-1580): Conde Claros Romanesca “Guárdame las vacas”
Francesco da Milano (1497-1543): 5 fantasie (3, 33, 40, 30, 5)
Alessandro Piccinini (1566-1638): Toccata XVII Toccata VI
Santiago De Murcia (1673-1739)—Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710): Tarantelas Marizapalos Fandango Jacaras Canarios
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Generously supported by Leading Patron Ulrike Klein AO. Commissioned work supported by the Chamber Landscapes Commissioning Circle.
Eduardo Egüez, vihuela da mano, theorbo & baroque guitar
One of the world’s foremost lute players, Eduardo Egüez has performed as soloist in venues and festivals all over the world. Mr Egüez has recorded 5 solo albums featuring music by J.S. Bach, S.L. Weiss and R. de Visée. He leads the Ensemble La Chimera, and has conducted several operas, among them Torrejón y Velazco’s La púrpura de la rosa and Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo.
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