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Guitar Department Recital


Sol Joseph Recital Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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David Tanenbaum, conductor


Isaac Albéniz: Selections from Suite española No. 1, Op. 47
     3. Sevilla
     8. Cuba
Viah Yang, guitar

Astor Piazzolla: Invierno Porteño
Qihe Wang, guitar

Napoléon Coste: Grande Sérénade, Op. 30
Jonathan Shanley, guitar

Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 3 “Mishima” (1985)
     I. 1957 - Award Montage
     II. November 25 - Ichigayaarr. David Falacko
     III. 1934 - Grandmother and Kimitake
     IV. 1962 - Body Building
     V. Blood Oath
     VI. Mishima/Closing
SFCM Guitar Ensemble
David Tanenbaum, conductor

- Intermission -

Francisco Tárrega:
     Preludes 1, 10, 11, 3, 2, and 5
     Estudio Brillante de Alard

Matthew Wherley, guitar

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Etude No. 11
Daniel Matchain, guitar

Federico Moreno Torroba: Sonatina
     II. Andante
     III. Allegretto
Henryk Linantud, guitar

Mauro Giuliani: Rossiniana No. 3, Op. 121
Eric Wang, guitar

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About SFCM’s Guitar Department

Study classical guitar in the heart of one of the country’s most active guitar scenes. SFCM produces some of the most successful and influential classical guitarists in the world. Spearheaded by renowned faculty and complemented by visiting artists such as Sérgio Assad, the department honors the tradition of the classical guitar while cultivating innovation. The Harris Guitar Collection, owned by SFCM, gives students a chance to see—and play—some of the most extraordinary guitars of the last two centuries.


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