In this outstanding video recital, Brazilian concert guitarist Carlos Barbosa-Lima takes the listener on a musical journey through Brazil, The Caribbean, North America, and the Hawaiian Islands, including works by European masters from France and Spain.
Maestro Barbosa-Lima displays the stunning musicality, arranging skills, and refined technique that have drawn applause from sold-out concert halls the world over.
Program: Sons de Carrihoes (Joao Pernambuco); Odeon (Ernesto Nazareth); Sambolero (Luiz Bonfa); Cochichanda (Alfredo Vianna); Aquarela do Brasil (Ary Barroso); Adios (Enric Madriquera); La Comparsa (Ernesto Lecuona); Fantasy of a Hawaiian Lullaby "Pupu Hinu Hinu" (N. Beamer arr. by Dr. Byron Yasui); St. Louis Blues (W. C. Handy, arr. J. Griggs/Barbosa-Lima); Two Ladies: One Old, One New (Bobby Scott); La Alborada (Francisco Tarrega); La Mariposa (Francisco Tarrega); Golliwogg's Cakewalk (Claude Debussy); I Got Rhythm (George Gershwin); Las Abejas (Augustin Barrios); Ja-Da (trad. arr. J. Griggs/Barbosa-Lima); and Seis Milongas from Suite Antillana (Ernesto Cordero).
Many of these selections were arranged by Carlos Barbosa-Lima and include unusual techniques such as double harmonics and Hawaiian slack-key effects.