S. Robles: Súnkithara I (Perf. - Bluvenduo)
Dedicated to A. H. S. Súnkithara (Soon-Kee-Tara) means "together guitars." Big thanks to David Tanenbaum for his guidance throughout the compositional process and for his direction of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Guitar Ensemble, through which I was inspired to explore the rich potential hidden in the large guitar ensemble. Bluvenduo is Joshua (Zhanxiang) Shi and Sebastian Robles. Guitars 2, 4, and 5 - Joshua Shi Guitars 1, 3, 6, and bass - Sebastian Robles Recorded December 2020. Buy High-Res Audio file of Súnkithara: https://sebastianroblesmusic.bigcartel.com/product/s-robles-sunkithara-perf-bluvenduo-high-res-download sebastianroblesmusic.com
Prelude, Op. 32, No. 5 | Sergei Rachmaninoff | Bluvenduo Guitar
Join us on an extra-corporeal journey through the forest. Buy the score/achter la partition: https://sebastianroblesmusic.bigcartel.com/product/pdf-guitar-scores-bach-robles Bluvenduo is Joshua Shi and Sebastian Robles. Recorded at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Osher Salon. Mixed by Nick Martin (thanks man!!).
Prelude, Op. 32, No. 10 | Sergei Rachmaninoff
Buy the score/acheter la partition: https://sebastianroblesmusic.bigcartel.com/product/pdf-guitar-scores-bach-robles Bluvenduo is Zhanxiang (Joshua) Shi and Sebastian Robles. Transcribed by Bluvenduo. Recorded April 14th, 2020 at Sebastian's home in Edmonton.
Prelude, Op. 32, No.12 | Sergei Rachmaninoff
Buy the score/acheter la partition: https://sebastianroblesmusic.bigcartel.com/product/pdf-guitar-scores-bach-robles Bluvenduo is Zhanxiang (Joshua) Shi and Sebastian Robles. Transcribed by Bluvenduo. Recorded March 27th, 2020 at Sebastian's home in Edmonton.
Bogdanović's "Sonata Fantasia" played by BluvenDuo on Asturias and Michael Cadiz guitars
Guitars: 2019 Asturias "Double Top" (https://tinyurl.com/y5muwq8e) and 2018 Michael Cadiz (https://tinyurl.com/y3qapsev) Here's BluvenDuo playing Dušan Bogdanović's "Sonata Fantasia". Sebastian Robles is playing on a 2019 Asturias "Double Top" with cedar top and Indian rosewood back and sides, and Joshua Shi is playing on a 2018 Michael Cadiz with spruce top and pau ferro back and sides. Recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA. Huge thanks to the folks at Apogee Electronics (ApogeeDigital.com) for the use of their Ensemble interface in these recordings. http://www.guitarsalon.com/ All proceeds from monetization of this video goes to the GSI Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money to support music education in public schools. Visit our site for more information: https://www.gsifoundation.org/ #classicalguitar #gsi #friendsofgsi
Sebastian Robles plays Albeniz - Almeria (tr. Riba)
A wonderful transcription by Javier Riba of Almeria (Iberia suite, Book II) by Isaac Albeniz. https://www.trito.es/en/shop/article/20209/almeria-from-iberia-guitar At 4:26 my camera unfortunately stopped rolling but then resumed a moment later. I decided to post this take regardless because it was the best performance.
Sebastian Robles plays J.S. Bach Cello Suite No. 2, BWV 1008 (on 6 different guitars)
Sebastian Robles plays J.S. Bach Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008 - Transcription by Sebastian Robles. 00:00 - 03:52 : I. Prelude Guitar : Leonard Plattner 2021 03:52 - 07:35 : II. Allemande Guitar : Walter Verreydt 2013 07:35 - 09:34 : III. Courante Guitar : Marco Bortolozzo 2021 09:34 - 13:53 : IV. Sarabande Guitar : Marcelino López Nieto 1961 13:53 - 16:36 : V. Menuets I & II Guitar : Paulino Bernabe "Concierto"2021 16:36 - 19:38 : VI. Gigue Guitar : Dominique Delarue 2018 Sebastian Robles is also a composer (for more information : https://www.sebastianroblesmusic.com/)
Fantasia VII - G.P. Telemann | Sebastian Robles guitar
Sebastian Robles plays Fantasia VII for solo violin by Georg Philipp Telemann. Transcription for guitar by Carlo Marchione. Painting - La Camargo Dancing by Nicolas Lancret Recorded, mixed, and edited over spring break 2019 by Sebastian Robles. https://sebastianroblesmusic.com/