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...from the hook to the hill : solo guitar music performed by Peter Argondizza

Argondizza, Peter and Argondizza, Peter and Scott, Calum (2008) ...from the hook to the hill : solo guitar music performed by Peter Argondizza. [Performance]

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Peter Argondizza performs guitar masterpieces including his own transcriptions of Violin Sonata BWV 1001.

Item type: Performance
ID code: 35497
Notes: Peter ARGONDIZZA was born in Brooklyn New York and studied at Stonybrook University (New York) with Jerry Willard and Yale University with Benjamin Verdery where he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. Since graduating from Yale he has had a varied musical career as a soloist, chamber musician, concerto soloist and teacher. He is a regular guest at many musical events, including the Dundee International Guitar Festival, the Strathclyde Guitarfest Weekend, and the Yale Guitar Extravaganza and has given master classes at the Mannes College of Music in New York, Edinburgh University and the Edinburgh International Guitar Festival. He has commissioned and premiered works from Edward McGuire, Sallie Beamish, Thomas Wilson, Rory Boyle, and Mark Sheridan. Concerto performances include Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez and Fantasia Para un Gentilhombre as well as Malcolm Arnold’s Guitar Concerto, Giuliani concerto opus 30 and Poul Rouders’ Psalmodies. Radio and television appearances include BBC Radio 3 and STV Television as a soloist and chamber musician as well as in broadcasts with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared with the Hebrides Contemporary Music Ensemble, One Voice Contemporary Music Group and is affiliated with the Sonic Fusion Music group and performs regularly with the Glasgow String Quartet. Peter has been Artistic Director of the Strathclyde University International Guitar Festival weekend since its inception in 2002 and has received several grants from the Scottish Arts Council. He currently is director of the Strathclyde University Guitar Ensemble and coordinates the guitar programme at Strathclyde. He is also the course director for the BA Applied Music Course at Strathclyde and teaches music history.
Keywords: Bach, performance, transcription, sonata form, modern, post modern, fugue, Music and Books on Music
Subjects: Music and Books on Music
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > Music
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2011 19:08
Last modified: 11 Dec 2015 07:27
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