“A bold attempt to push forward the frontiers of the repertory… the playing is persuasive and has real warmth and depth… the recorded sound is excellent.” - GRAMOPHONE

About Black Venus
World premiere recordings of work commissioned by IGF (International Guitar Foundation & Festivals) in recent years. Guitar solos by Errollyn Wallen, Philip Cashian, Howard Skempton, Gordon McPherson, Giles Swayne, Terry Riley, Leo Brouwer, and Toru Takamitsu.

Track listing
1. Solo Op. 42 ~
Giles Swayne
2. Three Ships ~
Errollyn Wallen
3. Sailing
4. Brio
5. Always Sky
6. Some Trouble
7. My Daddy is a Sailor
8. Dark Eye
9. Five Preludes* ~
Howard Skempton
10. Barabas ~ Terry Riley
14. Paisaje cubano con tristeza ~
Leo Brouwer
15. Equinox ~
Toru Takemitsu
16. Talvi ~
Philip Cashian
17. Black Venus, 4 dances for guitar ~
Philip Cashian
I ‘passionate’
ii ‘fast and energetic’
iii ‘in slow motion’
iv ‘agile’
18. Study in moto perpetuo (Brevity can save the Nation) ~
Gordon McPherson

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