Joseph Pecoraro | Perennials

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Andres Segovia Julian Bream Pepe Romero

More Artists From
United States - North Carolina

Other Genres You Will Love
Classical: Contemporary Avant Garde: Classical Avant-Garde Moods: Instrumental
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.


by Joseph Pecoraro

Classical guitar solos from seven of the most brilliant U.S. composers writing today- as diverse as the country in which they live.
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

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

  Song Share Time Download
1. José Lezcano-Three Goya Portraits: Goya’s Royal Family
2:49 album only
2. José Lezcano-Three Goya Portraits: Antonia Zarate
2:58 album only
3. José Lezcano-Three Goya Portraits: The Blind Guitarist
3:05 album only
4. Carlos Rafael Rivera-Canción
2:28 album only
5. Carlos Rafael Rivera-Aquarelle
2:21 album only
6. Sebastian Currier-Assertions/Reflections I: Forceful
4:34 album only
7. Sebastian Currier-Assertions/Reflections II: Introspective
6:16 album only
8. Sebastian Currier-Assertions/Reflections III: Emphatic
5:08 album only
9. Daniel Asia-Three Songs of Transcendence I
1:42 album only
10. Daniel Asia-Three Songs of Transcendence II
2:04 album only
11. Daniel Asia-Three Songs of Transcendence III
2:34 album only
12. David Crittenden-Perennials: Bittersweet
1:23 album only
13. David Crittenden-Perennials: Carousel
1:51 album only
14. David Crittenden-Perennials: Laurel Lane
1:09 album only
15. David Crittenden-Perennials: At Water’s Edge
1:46 album only
16. David Crittenden-Perennials: Winterscape
1:13 album only
17. David Crittenden-Perennials: Before the Storm
0:47 album only
18. David Crittenden-Perennials: Desert Sky
2:06 album only
19. Charles Wuorinen-Hexadactyl
3:14 album only
20. Andrew Zohn-Ballade
9:27 album only


Album Notes
Joseph Pecoraro’s 2009 release ‘Perennials’ features world-premier recordings from composers as diverse as the country from which they hail. These new American gems demonstrate the vast spectrum of possibilities for emotion, texture, and style found in solo guitar repertoire today. They range from the ingeniously devised and obscurely organized work by Charles Wuorinen, ‘Hexadactyl’, to the folk-inspired simplicity and charm of David Crittenden’s set, ‘Perennials’. Jose Lezcano’s neo-romantic language and impeccable form support an entrancing recollection of the painter’s haunting and macabre imagery in his ‘Three Goya Portraits’. In Daniel Asia’s ‘Songs of Transcendence’ the setting of three Jewish Hymns explore the possibilities for variation on the guitar while remaining true to the compelling spiritual character of each melody. The centerpiece of the disc may be Sebastian Currier’s structural and technical tour de force, ‘Assertions/Reflections’, a work which explores the guitar’s entire range of sound and expressivity while remaining well-balanced and accessible. Finally, two new sets by young guitarist-composers Carlos Rafael Rivera and Andrew Zohn display great lyrical charm and instrumental invention. The recording is close-miked but still warm and resonant, capturing the subtle shading, color and dynamic range which give the classical guitar its timeless appeal.



to write a review