Order 3 or more physical items and get 1¢ shipping
Jacob Cordover | Stélé

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
David Russell John Williams Pavel Steidl

Album Links
Official Website

More Artists From
AUSTRALIA

Other Genres You Will Love
Classical: Traditional Classical: Twentieth Century Moods: Featuring Guitar
There are no items in your wishlist.

Stélé

by Jacob Cordover

Australian Classical Guitarist Jacob Cordover plays a collection of evocative contemporary classical guitar works from around the world in a CD described as “a complete joy to listen to throughout.” (Classical Guitar Magazine UK)
Genre: Classical: Traditional
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. El Decameron Negro: I. La Arpa Del Guerrero
5:18 $0.99
clip
2. El Decameron Negro: II. La Huida De Los Amantes Por El Valle De Los Ecos
5:33 $0.99
clip
3. El Decameron Negro: III. Balada De La Doncella Enamorada
6:20 $0.99
clip
4. Invocacíon Y Danza ‘hommage à Manuel De Falla’
10:18 $0.99
clip
5. Koyunbaba Suite Für Guitarre, Op.19: I. Moderato
4:53 $0.99
clip
6. Koyunbaba Suite Für Guitarre, Op.19: II. Mosso
1:42 $0.99
clip
7. Koyunbaba Suite Für Guitarre, Op.19: III. Cantabile
3:55 $0.99
clip
8. Koyunbaba Suite Für Guitarre, Op.19: IV. Presto
4:45 $0.99
clip
9. Hika ‘in Memoriam Toru Takemitsu’
8:47 $0.99
clip
10. From Kakadu: I. Grave
3:14 $0.99
clip
11. From Kakadu: II. Comodo
2:23 $0.99
clip
12. From Kakadu: III. Misterioso
1:37 $0.99
clip
13. From Kakadu: IV. Cantando
3:39 $0.99
clip
14. Stélé: I. Stélé
4:32 $0.99
clip
15. Stélé: II. Dervish
2:06 $0.99
clip
16. Stélé: III. Bronze Apollo
5:00 $0.99
clip
17. Stélé: IV. Web
2:27 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
"Each work receives a wonderfully sympathetic and highly accomplished interpretation with Cordover making full use of the most expressive registers manageable on the guitar .... Cordover managing to get to the very soul of this striking and brilliant music.” - Classical Guitar Magazine (UK)

"Cordover’s playing is extremely fluid; there’s no question about his technical abilities." - Classical Net

Enjoying a vibrant and varied international career, Jacob Cordover has appeared on stage throughout Australia, Canada, the USA, Spain, France, Germany, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Italy and the United Kingdom as a soloist and in his chamber ensembles, Zoco Duo (with oboist Laura Karney) and the Australian Guitar Duo (with Rupert Boyd). The Leicester Mercury wrote that Cordover "impresses with his intuitive musicianship and impeccable technique" and his playing has been described as "seductive" by John David (CEO -Australian Music Centre).

Following his performance as soloist with the Orquestra Simfònica de Balears “Ciutat de Palma” conducted by Geoffrey Simon, Mr. Cordover was praised as “an exceptional guitarist” by the music critic for the publication Ultima Hora. Jacob has also appeared as soloist with the Orchestra dell’Accademia l’Ottocento conducted by Carlo Barone performing Mauro Giuliani’s Primier Grand Concerto Op. 30 on a an original Gaetano Guadagnini guitar made in Italy in 1828. His strong interest in the application of appropriate performance practice of 19th-Century music has led to a number of historically informed performances of this repertoire on a variety of period guitars.

Aside from his formative studies at the Australian National University School of Music with renowned performer and pedagogue Timothy Kain, Jacob has undertaken post-graduate studies with Laura Young and Arnaldur Arnarson at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya and the Escola Luthier in Barcelona, Spain and with Carlo Barone at the Academia l’Ottocento in Paris, France. Masterclasses with Pavel Stiedl, Manuel Barrueco, Ricardo Gallen and Sergio Assad (amongst others) have also been influential in his playing.

Complementing his performance schedule, Mr. Cordover has won prizes and awards in international competitions the world over and has been the recipient of grants from: the Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Tasmania, the Ian Potter Cultural Trust, the Australian National University Friends of the School of Music, artsACT, Swiss Global Artistic Foundation and the Australian Music Foundation.

For more information, please visit: www. jacobcordover.com

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review

Erin

Brilliant listening
This cd is one of the most brilliant examples of classical guitar music I have ever had the privilege of listening to.
Read more...

ML Cohen

The bleeding edge of modern classical guitar
Added to the three pillars of virtuoso modern classical guitar music (El Decameron Negro, Koyunbaba, Hika) are two premiere recordings. This program ROCKS!
Read more...