New guitar release features music of Spain and Latin America

by Alison Young, Minnesota Public Radio
May 3, 2012
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St. Paul, Minn. — What does it take to make a recording? Why make one at all? And once you've decided to go through with it, what do you put on it that shows you at your very best?

These are just a few of the questions I'll put to University of Minnesota, Morris guitar teacher James Flegel when he comes on the radio today.

James plays all over the place and gives a recital tomorrow afternoon with flutist Linda Chatterton at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.

But this disc is just James and his guitar, all alone - and all Latin music. Beautiful stuff and you can check it out for yourself with his generous offer of two free downloads for this week only.

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Federico Torroba: Burgalesa

Francisco Tarrega: Capricho Arabe

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    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
    Harry Bicket
    Renee Fleming, soprano
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  • Invitation to the Dance 4:19 Carl Maria von Weber
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    Christoph von Dohnanyi
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