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Virtuoso Duets

“Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, save perhaps two,” wrote Chopin. David Brandon joins Christopher Parkening on this collection of the most famous of guitar duets that span the repertoire from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century, featuring Evening Dance, written in 1989 especially for Christopher and David.


  • Spanish Dance No. 1 from La Vida breve (Manuel de Falla, trans. Emilio Pujol)
  • The Miller’s Dance from El Sombrero de tres picos (Falla, trans. Patrick Russ)
  • De los álamos vengo, madre (Joaquín Rodrigo, trans. Russ)
  • Terezinha de Jesús (Ciranda No. 1) (Heitor Villa-Lobos, trans. Pujol)
  • El Paño moruno (Traditional, arr. Len Williams)
  • Danza de la pastora (Ernesto Halffter, trans. Russ)
  • Danza de la gitana (Halffter, trans. Russ)
  • Song of the Will-o’-the-Wisp from El Amor brujo (Falla, trans. Russ)
  • Intermezzo from Goyescas (Enrique Granados, trans. Pujol)
  • Prelude and Fugue No. 4 in E (Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco)
  • Hymn of Christian Joy (Gordon Young, trans. Ronald Ravenscroft)
  • Prelude (in the Baroque Style) (Manuel Ponce, trans. Ravenscroft)
  • Sanctify us by Thy goodness from Cantata No. 22 (J.S. Bach, trans. Russ)
  • Offertorio (Domenico Zipoli, trans. Russ)
  • Canon (Georg Philipp Telemann, trans. Christopher Parkening)
  • Four Renaissance Pieces (trans. Russ & Parkening)
    Le Rossignol
    Drewries Accordes
    Watkins Ale
    La Volta
  • Berceuse from Dolly Suite (Gabriel Fauré, trans. Russ)
  • An Old Music Box (Joseph Marie Déodat de Séverac, trans. Russ)
  • Evening Dance (Andrew York)