Batucada: South American Guitar Music | Naxos 8574337

Batucada: South American Guitar Music


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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8574337

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 12th November 2021



This recital offers a kaleidoscopic array of styles unified by South America’s national instrument, the guitar. Titans of Latin American music such as Piazzolla and Barrios Mangoré are represented, but so too are distinctive composers less well known outside of their own countries. Genres such as milonga, Venezuelan waltz and choro are featured, in music suffused with lyric melancholy and vivacious, biting rhythms. ‘His musicianship is unimpeachable, his fleet technique is world-class’, wrote American Record Guide of Graham Anthony Devine (8554195).

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