The playing throughout is refined, intelligent and highly musical; the tone, though never sweet, is fulsome and appealing. An outstanding debut.
— William Yeoman, Gramophone
 

Invocación – Nocturne Op.9 No.2

 

CATALAN TRADITIONAL
Arranged by Miguel Llobet y Soles (1878–1938) 
1. El Testament d’Amelia
Poc à poc

FRANCISCO DE ASÍS TÁRREGA Y EIXEA (1852–1909)
2. Capricho Árabe (Serenata para guitarra)
‘Al eminente maestro D. Tomás Breton’
Andantino

3. Recuerdos de la Alhambra
‘hommage à l’eminént artiste Alfred Cottin.’ 
Andante

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN (1810–1849) 
Transcribed by Tárrega/Jacobsson Schulstad
4. Nocturne in E Op.9 No.2
Andante originally in E flat

EMILIO PUJOL VILARRUBÍ (1886–1980) 
5-7. Trois Morceaux espagnols
I. Tonadilla (Manola de Lavapies) 
Allegretto con grazia/Vif et gracieux
II. Tango
Mouvement de Tango
III. Guajira
Rythmique et animé

FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
8. Prelude ‘Endecha’
Andante Cantabile

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN
Transcribed by Tárrega/Jacobsson Schulstad
24 Preludes, Op.28
9. Prelude Op.28 No.15 in A ‘Raindrop’
Sostenuto originally in D flat

FRANCISCO TÁRREGA 
10. Prelude [No.20 in E] ‘Lágrima’

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN
Transcribed by Tárrega
24 Preludes, Op.28
11. Prelude Op.28 No.20 in C sharp minor
Largo originally in C minor

12. Prelude Op.28 No.6 in G sharp minor
Lento assai originally in B minor

13. Prelude Op.28 No.7 in D
Transcribed by Tárrega/Jacobsson Schulstad
Andantino originally in A

FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
14. Prelude No.18 in D
Andantino

15. Prelude No.2 in A minor
‘A mi queridisimo discipulo Miguel Llobet.’

CATALAN TRADITIONAL
Arranged by Miguel Llobet
16. Cançó del Lladre

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN
Transcribed by Tárrega
17. Mazurka No.22 in F sharp minor Op.33 No.1
Mesto originally in G sharp minor

FRANCISCO TÁRREGA 
18. Mazurka ‘Adelita’ 
Lento

19. Mazurka in G
’A mi querido amigo el eminente oculista Dr. Dn. Santiago Albitos’

20. Mazurka ‘Sueño’ 

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN 
Transcribed by Tárrega/Jacobsson Schulstad
21. Mazurka No.25 in D minor Op.33 No.4
Mesto originally in B minor

CATALAN TRADITIONAL
Arranged by Miguel Llobet/Jacobsson Schulstad
22. El Noi de la Mare



Total Time: 62.19

Mattias Jacobsson Schulstad guitar

AV2254


Produced by David Frost
Recording engineer: Silas Brown
Editing: David Frost, Charlie Post, Silas Brown
Mixing and Mastering: Silas Brown
Assistant engineers: Andy Ryder, Doron Schachter
Executive producer: Melanne Mueller
Recording Location: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA, June 2010; February 2012
Luthier: Ignacio Fleta e hijos, Barcelona 1971
Strings: Albert Augustine, Regal trebles; Blue basses
Photography: Mats Bäcker

 

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