Category Archives: Contemporary

Piazzolla: “Invierno Porteño” for Guitar (Arranged and Performed by Marco Salcito)

Italian classical guitarist Marco Salcito performs Invierno Porteño (Buenos Aires Winter), the last (4th) movement of The Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, also known as the Estaciones Porteñas or The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a set of four tango compositions written by the Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger Ástor Piazzolla (March 11, 1921 – July 4, 1992). Transcribed, arranged and performed by Marco Salcito.

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Gerard Drozd: Five Poetical Sketches op. 163 (Csáki) and Variations on a theme of Sor op. 59 (Eclisses Guitar Quartet)

Two beautiful guitar pieces by Gerard Drozd. Five Poetical Sketches op. 163, performed by the Hungarian classical guitarist András Csáki, and Variations on a theme of Sor op. 59, performed by Quatuor Éclisses (Eclisses Guitar Quartet). Both pieces recorded live at the Gliwice Guitar Festival. Enjoy.

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Christmas in Vienna 2016 (Complete Concert)

Christmas in Vienna 2016: the complete concert, produced and broadcast by the ORF. Soloists: Angela Denoke (soprano), Vesselina Kasarova (soprano), Noah Stewart (tenor), Günter Haumer (baritone). Wiener Sängerknaben (Vienna Boys’ Choir), Wiener Singakademie (chorus of Vienna Singing Academy) and ORF Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien (ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna). Conductor: Erwin Ortner.
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Gerard Drozd – Adagio op. 44I for Cello and Guitar (Homage to Bach)

German cellist Valentino Worlitzsch and the Bosnian classical guitarist Sanel Redžić perform Gerard Drozd’s Adagio op. 44I for Cello and Guitar (Homage to Johann Sebastian Bach). This is the cello&guitar arrangement of Drozd’s beautiful Op. 44. Live recording at the Gliwice Guitar Festival. Published by Gerard Drozd on his youtube channel.
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Gerard Drozd – Triptych, Op. 160 for viola and piano

Polish violist Ewa Guzowska and the Polish pianist Maria Koszewska-Wajdzik perform Gerard Drozd’s Triptych, Op. 160 for viola and piano. The work is composed in March 2016, and dedicated to Ewa Guzowska. It is premiered on October 25, 2016.
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Gerard Drozd – Adagio op. 44 (Homage to Bach) – Guitar: Zoran Dukić

Croatian classical guitarist Zoran Dukić (born 1969 Zagreb) performs the Polish guitarist and composer Gerard Drozd’s Adagio op. 44 (Homage to Johann Sebastian Bach). Live recording at the International Gliwice Guitar Festival on November 4, 2012.
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Gerard Drozd – String Quartet, No. 3, Op. 155 (Camerata Quartet)

Camerata Quartet performs Polish guitarist and composer Gerard Drozd’s String Quartet, No. 3, Op. 155. From the 17th International Gliwice Guitar Festival. One of the beautiful pieces of contemporary music, enjoy!
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