Paul Galbraith, Guitar
October 31, 2017
Paul Galbraith, Guitar

Franz Joseph Haydn: 

Keyboard Sonata, Hob XVI in C-sharp minor trans. E minor

Keyboard Sonata Hob XVI 31 in E Major

Alexander Scriabin: Four Preludes

Internationally renowned as a brilliant innovator of the classical guitar, Paul Galbraith has been working since the 1980s towards expanding the technical limits of his instrument, besides augmenting the quantity and quality of its repertoire.These efforts have already resulted in a series of critically acclaimed recordings of works by Bach, Haydn, and Brahms, along with his own arrangements of folk tunes from various countries, all of which demonstrate the originality of his musical personality. By exchanging the traditional guitar for the eight-string Brahms Guitar, which he helped to develop, Galbraith found the ideal instrument with which to interpret the challenging Classical transcriptions from his highly personal repertoire.